This war lasted for 50 years. The west U.S and their allies went against the east soviet union and their allies.
fifty-one nations approved the charter. as time passed the nations had enlarged and new nations were accepted.
Philippines receive Independence from U.S
the congress and the president had approved this plan,
after Marshall proposed this plan. He did it because he wanted Europe to rebuild.
a dominated economic by powerful nations
U.S plane breaks
thier plane broke while it had foods fuel and supplies for people in Berlin
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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.
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
Alger Hiss was imprisoned for lying. he lied about not being in the soviet spy ring.
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.
it was in December when the senate passed this official sentence.
this was soviet union's own military. soviet union commanded Warsaw pact to neighbors, they got forced to follow the rules
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.
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
president Kennedy created this.
it was to improve lives of people
this is when people are enforced to leave their own hometown. 1,200 cubans were forced to leave also.
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
congress passed this act. it allowed the president to dismiss armed attacks and to get rid of any aggression.
Vietcong sent surprise attacks to cities. it was named tet offensive because it was during tet.
more than a milliion Americans fought in Vietnam
Vietnam war ends
the communists win, making the Vietnam war end
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
statue gets knocked down
statue of one of the leaders (communist) falls and Soviet Union breaks