Foreign Era

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In History
  • Cold War Begins

    Cold War Begins
    Cold war begin as soon as WWII Ended. The U.S. Saw the Soviet union as a threat becasue fo communism. It was a war of Words, and remained 'cold'.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Trumans letter to U.S. to remind them of how our country is involved. It stated what the foreign policy would do to the country.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    The plan to help europe keep free from communism. It enabled finacial aid from the U.S.
  • Creation of NATO

    Creation of NATO
    NATO was an alliance between countrys. It stated if one country was attacked, the others would come help.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    A war fought between North Korea and China Vs. South Korea and U.S. It was fought to keep Korea out of Communism. Korea is still split today.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    Fought to prevent communist in Vietnam. U.S. pulled out in 1973.
  • Space Race

    Space Race
    US and USSR raced to build missiles that could be used to launch missle to space. They announced it within four days of eachother.
  • Launching of Sputnik

    Launching of Sputnik
    The Soviet union launched the first succesful satellite into space. Caught America off guard, and initiaed the space race.
  • Arms Race

    Arms Race
    The Fight who could build the biggest weapons, and have greatest military technology. This was between U.S. and Soviet.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    The U.S. exiles were going to take over governement. The operation failed, and they were executed.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Russia tried to put missles in Cuba. U.S. threated invasion of Cuba, becasue of how close Cuba is Florida. Closest U.S. came to a nuclear war.
  • End of Cold War

    End of Cold War
    The Cold war ceased.