Cold War to Present Logan Sturdevant

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  • Joe McCarthy

    Joe McCarthy
    Joe McCarthy was a Wisconsin stat senator and who said that he had list of 57 people in the government that were communist. Once they started to ask for there names he couldn't show them because he had no names to show.
    http://www.history.com/topics/cold-war/joseph-mccarthy
  • Jackie Robinson

    Jackie Robinson
    Jackie Robinson was an American baseball player who was the first African American baseball player who played for the L.A. Dodger. It was hard for him to become a baseball player since there was segregation going on. During Jackie college years at UCLA he was the first athlete to ever make varsity for four sport Basketball, Baseball, Football, and track. After college he enlisted in the army but that was cut short when he was court martialed in relation to objection to racial discrimination
  • George H.W. Bush

    George H.W. Bush
    George H.W. Bush was the 41st president of the United States and he became president right after Ronald Reagan which he was president at the end when the Soviet Union fell.
  • Truman Doctrine/Marshall plan

    Truman Doctrine/Marshall plan
    The Truman Doctrine which was created by Harry S. Truman at on March 12, 1947. Which says that if communist is starting to spread America will step in and help.
  • TV age

    TV age
    The TV age was in 1947 which was after the war which then since everyone is getting out of the war and now they will have more free time.So once they are all getting back from the war and since TV is becoming popular and now that you can watch the president debates and there speeches on the TV. When they made the TV there became TV stations and the news became more popular.
  • Cuban missile crisis

    Cuban missile crisis
    The Cuban missile crisis was during when president JFK in 1962 when the Soviet Union was putting missiles into Cuba since we had missiles over in turkey just in case they invaded any country that wasn't communist. So then they wanted to put the missiles in Cuba just in case we try to invade Cuba for being communist. Once they had the missiles in Cuba we took the Cubans who didn't want to be communist and started to train them to invade Cuba but that didn't work out so then we started to blockade
  • Gerald Ford

    Gerald Ford
    Gerald Ford was the 38th President of the United States of America who became president after Nixon resignation. Was the first unelected president in History.
  • Ronald Reagan

    Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan wad the 40th President of the United States of America and during his time a president the Soviet Union was still around until they fell in 1991 which is when Bill Clinton became president. When Reagan was president America was against the Soviets on who had better things and who had more money but since the no long are still around since Reagan out spent them and since America can handle debt better then them the cold war was over since they kind of just gave up.
  • Space Shuttle Challenger

    Space Shuttle Challenger
    The Space Shuttle Challenger was an orbiter mission and within 73 seconds from launch the space shuttle broke apart killing all 7 passengers.The shuttle was the second orbiter mission that NASA which cost them 196 billions USD (2011)
  • Financial Crisis 2008

    Financial Crisis 2008
    The Financial Crisis 2008 was the worst Financial drop since the great depression which this happened during the end of George W. Bush was about to leave office and Obama going into office which so what they did was they had to spend money so the it wouldn't be like the great depression.
  • Social Network Revolution

    Social Network Revolution
    The Social Network Revolution was when a bunch of social networks like facebook and twitter were popping up and every on liked facebook since so many people have a facebook out there and every one like facebook since it s a better version of my space.
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    Cold war

    The Cold war wasn't a war it was between the USA and the Soviet Union which and they were trying to out spend each other and were trying to see who could spread there government style and this started two years after WWII. In 1991 president Reagan out spent the Soviet Union making there government fall.