Chapter 30: Cold War Conflicts and Social Transformations, 1945-1985

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Mahatma Gandhi

1869 - 1948

Josip Broz Tito

1882 - 1980

Ho Chi Minh

1890 - 1969

Mao Zedong

1893 - 1976

Nikita Khrushchev

1894 - 1971

Leonid Brezhnev

1906 - 1982

Ronald Reagan

1911 - 2004

Richard Nixon

1913 - 1994

Willy Brandt

1913 - 1992

Franqois Mitterrand

1916 - 1996

Gamal Abdel Nasser

1918 - 1970

Alexander Dubcek

1921 - 1992

President Jimmy Carter

1924

Meeting at Teheran

1943

Meeting at Yalta

1945

Potsdam Conference

1945

Decolonization of Africa and Asia

1945 - 1960

U.S. Takes Lead in Big Science

1945 - 1962

Truman Doctrine

1947

Marshall Plan

1947

Formation of NATO

1949

The Second Sex

1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

De-Stalinization of Soviet Union

1953 - 1964

"The Double Helix"

1953

"Doctor Zhivago"

1956

Formation of Common Market

1957

Treaty of Rome

1957

Building of Berlin Wall

1961

"One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich"

1962

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

"The Feminine Mystique"

1963

U.S. Involvement in Vietnam

1964 - 1973

Civil Rights Act in U.S

1964

Formation of National Organization for Women (NOW)

1966

Student Protests in Paris

1968

Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia

1968

Brezhnev Doctrine

1968

First Apollo Moon Landing

1969

Watergate

1972

OPEC Oil Embargo

1973

Margaret Thatcher Becomes British Prime Minister

1979