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The Cold War
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The United States starts its containment policy.
The Truman Doctrine is instated.
The Marshall Plan or European Recovery Program took effect.
The Berlin blockade
The Berlin blockade is lifted.
The Berlin Wall is built.
United Nations (UN) was formed.
The formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
The formation of the Warsaw Pact
The Soviets develop an atomic bomb; China becomes communist.
Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy makes a speech that tries to prove that there were communists hiding in the US government.
The Cuban government is overthrown.
The Bay of Pigs
The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Soviets launched Sputnik.
Vietnam becomes a free country
The Tonkin Resolution is passed. The US gets involved in the Vietnam war.
More US troops are sent to Vietnam
President Nixon visits the Soviet Union and China
US troops are pulled from Vietnam
North Vietnam is victorious
The Soviets send their troops into Afghanistan
Soviet Union pulls their troops from Afghanistan
President Reagan begins building up US military power
Soviet Union begins to collapse
Gorbachev and Reagan met to discuss the issue between the US and the Soviet Union
The Soviet Union loses many of the countries that it has an influence over. The Berlin Wall comes down.
Germany becomes united
The Soviet Union collapses
Communism starts to spread.
East Germany began to collapse under communist rule.
The Korean War
The Red Scare
Latin American development.
Vietnam fights for their freedom against France.
The Vietnam War
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