Cold War Timeline

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In History
  • Alger Hiss case

    Alger Hiss case
    Alger Hiss , was a government official and was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1948, it showed how para nowed of communism
  • Russian revolution

    Russian revolution
    The Russian people were tired of being poor and hungry. They revolted and overthrew the government. This turned Russia into a communist country which is the opposite of everything the United States believes in.
  • Soviet bomb test

    Soviet bomb test
    The Soviet Union started testing nuclear bombs, this made the United States worry
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    it was a meeting with the united states, Great Britain, USSR after WW11 to discuss the war against Germany. they decided to split Germany into four sections and that lead to conflict between Russia and united states
  • Atomic bomb

    Atomic bomb
    America dropped two bombs on Japan. it drastically changes the face of war fiar Russia stared woking harder on myaking a bomb
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    it was presented Truman's idea to stop communism. it was trying to stop russin expansion in the cold war
  • Iron Curtain

    Iron Curtain
    The Iron Curtain was the name for the boundary dividing Europe into two separate areas from the end of World War II. the term symbolizes Russia's attitude to sperate from non-communist countries. it created more conflict between the united states russia
  • Molotov Plan

    Molotov Plan
    the plan to give Finacial aid to eastern Europe after the war. this help the country rebuild and hopefully stay away from communism
    this shows that this country could fall into a communism
  • Marshall plan

    Marshall plan
    In an effort to stop the spread of communism, American agreed to give aid to Western Europe if they asked for assistance.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    Russa shuts off all access from East Berlin. this was a gresive move from russa
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    the united states flew in and dropped off supplies to the blocked off area of Berlin Germany so the people would not starve the U.S. decided to do that then go to war with russia
  • NATO

  • Korean War

    Korean War
  • Rosenburg trial

  • Army-McCarthy hearings

  • Battle of Dien Bien Phu

    Mar 13, 1954- May 7, 1954
  • Geneva Conference

    Apr 26, 1954- July 26, 1954
  • Warsaw Pact

    May 14, 1955
  • Hollywood ten

    november 25, 1957
  • U2 Incident

    may 1, 1960
  • Bay of Pigs invasion

    April 17, 1961 - April 19 1961
  • Cuban Missile crisis

    October 16, 1962- October 28, 1962
  • Assassination of JFK

    November 22, 1963
  • Assassination of Diem

    november 2, 1963
  • Tonkin Gulf Resolution

    august 7, 1964
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

    march 2, 1965
  • Tet Offensive

    January 30, 1968
  • Assassination of MLK

    april 4, 1968
  • Assassination of RFK

    june 5,1968
  • Election of Nixon

    november 5, 1968
  • Berlin Wall

    november 9, 1981