US is always right

Containment- a U.S foreign policy adopted by President Harry Truman in the late 1940's, in which the United States tried to stop the spread of communism by creating alliances and helping weak countries by creating alliances and helping weak countries to resist Soviet advances Brinkmanship-a policy of threatening to go to war in response to an enemy aggression Domino Theory- the idea that if a nation falls under Communist control, nearby location will also fall under Communist control Iron curtain- during the cold war, the boundary separating the Communist Nations of Eastern Europe from the mostly democratic nations of Western Europe

USA Version of Events

February, 1945
July, 1945
1948 - 1951
1949
1949
1950 - 1953
1954 - 1977
1955
1956
1957
July, 1962
1970 - 1974
1972
1979
1983

Soviet Union Version of Events

1941 - 1945
February 1945 - February 28, 1945
July 1945 - July 28, 1945
1948 - 1951
January 1949 - February 1949
February 1949 - February 28, 1949
1950 - 1953
February 1955 - February 28, 1955
February 1956 - February 28, 1956
August 1957 - August 28, 1957
July 1962 - July 28, 1962
February 1970 - February 28, 1970
February 1972 - February 28 1972
February 1979 - February 28 1979