the cold war

Main

leonid brezhnev

1906

He became the presedent of the soviet union.

The containment policy on ussr

1946

This told the soviet union to limit the communism within it country george kennen first created this policy.

red scare

1947 - 1957

general period of time when people were afraid of communism

The creation of Isreal

1948

David guiros claimed the state of Isreal.

Nato

4 april 1949

North atlantic treaty organization this helped prevent the spreadind of communism to the north atlantic.

Joseph Stalin

1950

He was the first leader of the Ussr.

Mcarthyism

1953

It was a campain against alleged communists.

Seato

1954

South east asia treaty organization this helped prevent communism from spreading to that region.

Mikhail Gorbachev

1955

He was a soviet statesman and helpedto bring an end to the cold war.

Warsaw pact

may 14 1955

A treaty of mutual defense and military aid signed at Warsaw.

Nikita Khrushchev

march 27 1958

He was the chaimen of the council and was a soviet statesman.

Cento

1959

Central Treaty Organisation helped stop the spreading of communism to central europe.

Embargo on cuba

1960

It was a political and commertial embergo

The berlin wall

1961

A guarded wall built between east and west to help stop the spreading of communism.

Bay of pigs

1961

A failed invation by us trained cuban exiles.

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

The us spotted missile launch sites in cuba this caused conflict between us and russia because us knew russia sent the missiles to cuba.

S.a.l.t

1972

Strategic arms limitations talk/ treaty this helped to limit the ammount of stratigic arms in war.

Soviets invade Afghanistan

1979

The Soviet war in Afghanistan lasted nine years from December 1979 to February 1989.

S.t.a.r.t

31 july 1991

Strategic arms reduction treaty this reduced the ammount of strategic arms in war.

africa

Ghana

1957

The Republic of Ghana A country in West Africa.

DR of the Congo

1960

A republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960.

Nigeria

1960

A country on the coast of West Africa.
officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states.

Algeria

1962

A republic in northwestern Africa.
officially The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.

Kenya

1963

A country in East Africa is a sovereign state in East Africa.

south asia

The US involvement

1947 - 1975

The us stepped in during the vietnam war.

Domino Theroy

1950

The theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in neighboring countries.

Ho Chi Minh

1954 - 69

President of North Vietnam 1954–69.

Vietnam divides

1954

Vietnam divides along the 38th parrallel into north and south.

Viet cong

1954

A member of the communist guerrilla movement in Vietnam that fought the South Vietnamese government forces.

Gulf of Tonkin res

1964

Was a joint resolution that the United States Congress passed on August 7, 1964, in response to the Gulf of Tonkin Incident.

Guerilla warfare in Vietnam

1965

The guerilla warfare tactic was used as a alternative fighting tecnique in the Vietnam war.

Tet offensive

1968

An offensive in January–February 1968 by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese armies against South Vietnam.

east asia

China turns communist

1949

The PRC is a single-party state governed by the Communist Party.

korea

Splits

1954

Korea splits along the 17th parallel.

america

Civil rights movement

1960

This was a movement made for indevidual rights.

Equality for women

1970

This was made so women can have the same equal rights of men.

middle east

Rights of women

1920

It was putative freedms made for women.