The Cold War

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cold war

1945 - 1991

This war lasted for 50 years. The west U.S and their allies went against the east soviet union and their allies.

United Nations

1945

fifty-one nations approved the charter. as time passed the nations had enlarged and new nations were accepted.

Philippines receive Independence from U.S

1946

Marshall Plan

1947

the congress and the president had approved this plan,
after Marshall proposed this plan. He did it because he wanted Europe to rebuild.

Satellite Nation

1948

a dominated economic by powerful nations

U.S plane breaks

1948

thier plane broke while it had foods fuel and supplies for people in Berlin

atomic bomb

1949

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

1949

united states joined western European countries to form this. it's also known as NATO. their main accomplishment was to defend western Europe from any threat from the soviet union.

Berlin airlift

1949

During this time, the British and Americans carried goods, fuel and other supplies on planes. It lasted for about a year.

Korean War begins

1950 - 1953

perjury

1950

Alger Hiss was imprisoned for lying. he lied about not being in the soviet spy ring.

38th parallel

1950

Joesph Darrigo was in the american military and monitor to the south Korean army. he set at the 38th parallel. It divided south and north Korea.

Censure

1954

it was in December when the senate passed this official sentence.

Warsaw Pact

1955

this was soviet union's own military. soviet union commanded Warsaw pact to neighbors, they got forced to follow the rules

Superpowers

1960

united states and the soviet union had worked together and arrived as super powers. with nations that had enough military, political and economic access to events that happend worldwide.

Berlin Wall

1961 - 1989

german government had built a wall that had barbed wire on top of it. The wall separated east Berlin and west Berlin.

Alliance for Progress

1961

president Kennedy created this.
it was to improve lives of people

exiles

1961

this is when people are enforced to leave their own hometown. 1,200 cubans were forced to leave also.

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

1964

congress passed this act. it allowed the president to dismiss armed attacks and to get rid of any aggression.

Tet Offensive

1968

Vietcong sent surprise attacks to cities. it was named tet offensive because it was during tet.

more than a milliion Americans fought in Vietnam

1968

Apollo 11

1969

Vietnam war ends

1975

the communists win, making the Vietnam war end

boat people

1975

thousands of people went to vietnam. outcomes from vietnam had gotten away in small boats. this is what boat people meant. most of them drowned or died without food or staying dyhyrated. meanwhile some of the people made it through.

Berin wall is knocked down by people living in Berlin

1989

statue gets knocked down

1991

statue of one of the leaders (communist) falls and Soviet Union breaks