Cold War period 1

Mikayla Fetters, Amanda Minich, Hannah Bissett, Paige Miller,
Jonny Ross, and Olivia Sexton
The Cold War
● The Cold War lasted from 1945 to 1991.
● It was NOT an actual war
● It was the name given to the relationship between the
United States and Russia USSR
Cold War
● However There were wars over communism and
These wars include:
● Korean War 1950-1953
● Vietnam War 1966-1973
Important Events
1950 - Korean War began. It was the 1st armed conflict.
1954 - SEATO is formed to stop the spread of communism in Southeast Asia. Vietnam
War begins shortly after Vietnam splits, it was the US’s longest war.
1961 - Berlin Wall is built.
Important Events
1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis, 13-day confrontation over missiles
deployed in Cuba
1967 - Six Day War, was fought between June 5 and 10, 1967 by Israel
of Egypt, Jordan, and Syria
1972 - President Nixon becomes the first US leader to visit
communist China.
1979 - Soviet Union invades Afghanistan beginning a war lasting from
1979 to 1988.
1985 - New Soviet leader begins to ease away from old communist
1990 - Berlin Wall falls.
1991 - START is signed to disarm nuclear weapons. Soviet Union
breaks up into independent republics. The Cold War ends.
Cold war video
Citations (Pictures)
Stanzola, Phil. Cuban Missile Crisis Protest. 1962. Library of Congress Prints and
Photographs Division. New York City. Blog.oup. Web. 28 October 2015.
TIME magazine. “Nuclear Threat.” TIME magazine. 3 June 1985. Front cover.
Content.time. Web. 28 October 2015.
Tumblr .Duck and Cover. 2013. 29 October 2015
Citations (Work)
Cold War." A&E Television Networks. Web. 29
Oct. 2015.
C N Trueman "What Was The Cold War?" The History Learning Site, 25
May 2015. 29 Oct 2015.
"The Cold War." The Cold War. Sandbox Network, INC.
Web. 28 Oct. 2015.