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Julius /Ethel Rosenberg are convicted of passing atomic secrets

09/25/1915 - 06/01/1953

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are convicted of passing atomic secrets to the Soviet Union.

Hollywood Blacklisting

05/01/1940 - 05/01/1950

Hollywood Blacklisting is in full force.

The Yalta Conference

02/04/1945 - 02/11/1945

This was when: Roosevelt, The prime minister Winston Churchill, and General secretary Stalin came together to discuss how to end the second world war.

VE day

05/07/1945

VE day: which stands for Victory in Europe. On this day Adolf Hitler's Third Reich was finished and the Allies accepted Germany's unconditional surrender.

Mao Zedong takes control of China

06/19/1945

Mao Zedong takes control of China

The Potsdam Conference

07/16/1945 - 08/02/1945

This was the last of the conferences for world war two. Instead of Roosevelt, America was represented by Truman, then you had Stalin for the soviets and for Britain you initially had Winston Churchill, but he was replaced by Clement Atlee in the elections.

Topics of discussion.
1) Allied control of defeated Germany
2) Reparations
3) The Oder/Neisse Line
4) Russia joining the war in the Far East.

VJ Day

08/14/1945

Victory over Japan Day (also known as Victory in the Pacific Day) Occurred when japan surrendered and ended world war two.

The House Un-American Activities Committee opens

05/01/1946

The House Un-American Activities Committee opens

The Marshall Plan

04/01/1948 - 05/01/1952

Where we came in and supported country's that cannot adueqetly defend themselves which declared the US as an enemy of communism.

Berlin Blockade

06/24/1948 - 05/12/1949

The Berlin Blockade was Stalins attempt to pressure Allys to give into their demands, but we just went over the blockade.

Societ atomic bombing

08/29/1949

soviets test first Atomic bomb

korean war

06/25/1950 - 07/27/1953

Koreans did not like the allys victory and retaliated due to disputes.

Joe McCarthy begins Communist witch hunt

10/01/1953

Joe McCarthy begins Communist witch hunt

Vietnam War begins and ends

11/01/1955 - 05/01/1975

Vietnam War begins and ends

John F. Kennedy elected President

01/02/1960

John F. Kennedy elected President

Rise of the Berlin Wall

08/13/1961

Building of the Berlin wall begins.

Cuban Missile Crisis

10/01/1962

Cuban Missile Crisis. where the us said "Whoa! ill take those, those are dangerous!!

Apollo 11 lands on the moon

07/20/1969

Apollo 11 lands on the moon

End of Cold War

06/01/1989

End of Cold War(the end starts in poland