FDR, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin get together for a meeting to discuss the future of the post war world.
Called VE-Day for Victory in Europe Day. It was the end of WWII.
The Potsdam Declaration was brought up in the meeting to inform Japan they had an ultimatum. The ultimatum was, Japan must immediately agree to unconditionally surrender, or face "prompt and utter destruction".
Called VJ-Day, which means Victory over Japan Day. Japan surrendered after being bombed twice.
It was built to split the German capital, Berlin, in half. The wall was built to keep East Germans from fleeing to the West.
The Berlin Blockade was an attempt in 1948 by the Soviet Union to limit the ability of France, Great Britain and the United States to travel to their sectors of Berlin, which lay within Russian-occupied East Germany.
Was made to relief the economy and to help rebuild dying postwar Europe.
At a remote test sight, Soviets detonate an atomic bomb called "first lightning". They tested it on fake buildings placed in the vicinity, and on human-like mammals to see the radiation effects.
He announced that China would be under the leadership of the Communist Party of China
It was a war against the forces of international communism itself. The invasion on South Korea was the first military action of the Cold War.
People would go there before congress to see if they were communist and to inform of other communists.
Began when HUAC started suspecting Hollywood artists because of the words they used.
Became 4th on the list of State Department who were known for being members of the American Communist Party
Convicted of espionage for sharing atomic secrets with Russia. Were then sentenced to death and executed.
Became youngest person elected as president at the time of election. Also first catholic to become president.
Soviet Union disintegrated into 15 separate countries.
More than 3 million people (including 58,000 Americans) were killed in the Vietnam War; more than half were Vietnamese civilians.
JFK made a blockade around Cuba to stop missile transportation. JFK and Soviet Leader Nikita Khrushchev came to agreement to remove them from Cuba.
Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin land on the Moon
head of the East German Communist Party announced that citizens of the GDR could cross the border whenever they pleased.