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Cold War Timeline

Year Event Feautres Effects/ Comment Leaders
Involved

1943 Tehran Agree Disagree Stalin
Conference - Sphere of Influence -How Germany should be dealt Roosevelt
Churchill
1945 Yalta Conference Agree Disagree Stalin
-USSR help USA defeat -What democracy meant Roosevelt
Japan Churchill
- UN
- `Liberated Europe'- west
to…

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threat of the spread of sphere of influence on East
communism Europe
- communism shouldn't be
allowed to spread - increased suspicions from
-$400 million to fund Stalin, because he knew US
troops to invade had money to invade
communism oppressed
countries
1947 Marshall Aid Economic strategy to offer -…

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year that USSR makes it's
fist Atomic Bomb, which
shocked America
1953 Stalin Dies Khrushchev succeeds him


1955 Warsaw Pact Response to NATO Khrushchev
-Attack against one is an
attack against all

1956 De-Stalinisation Removal of Stalin's `Secret Speech'- a speech Khrushchev
influence and the beginning given by Khrushchev promising…

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1960 Paris Conference Just prior to summit, USSR When Eisenhower refused to Eisenhower
shot down a US spy plane apologise, Khrushchev walks Krushchev
and captured the pilot. out o meeting.
1961 Vienna Khrushchev thinks Kennedy was strong and starts Kennedy
Conference Kennedy is weak and to prepare for war Khrushchev…

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business
es and
stole all
America
n
property.
-America
respond
ed by
banning
the
import
of Cuban
Sugar.
-Castro
turns to
USSR for
help.
Khrushc
hev
gives
economi
c aid.
- in
1961,
America
plans to
overthro
w Castro
in the
Bay of
Pigs
invasion,
which
failed
and was
over…

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- USSR
Missiles
in Cuba,
USA
sees
them,
plans the
attack

Events
of the
13 days
-
Kennedy
decides
to
impose
NAVAL
BLOCKA
DE and
quaranti
ne Cuba
to stop
the
nuclear
weapons
reaching
it.
-
Khrushc
hev
sends a
letter to
Kennedy
stating
that
Soviet
ships will
break
through…

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prepared
to
launch
nukes if
USA
goes to
war
-25th
Oct-
highest
level of
Alert,
Kennedy
asks if
nukes
can be
removed
-26th
Oct-
Khrushc
hev says'
only if
you
promise
to not
invade
Cuba and
you
remove
missiles
from
Turkey
-27th- US
spy
plane is
shot
down.
Hawks
demand…

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but says
Turkey
withdraw
al must
be
secret.

Immed
iate
Conse
quence
s
-
Reductio
n in
Khrushc
hevs
authority
-
because
it seems
as if he
just
accepts
the deal

-
HOTLINE
- in June
`63
Direct
link
between
2 leaders

-LIMITED
TEST
BEN
TREATY
'63 :
banned
testing…

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weapons
in space,
sea and
land-
only
undergro
und

-DÉTENT
E- relax
of
tensions
between
superpo
wers

Long-t
erm
Conse
quence
s
- Arms
Race ­
'65
-
Doctrine
of
MUTUAL
LY
ASSURE
D
DESTRU
CTION-
reluctant
to have
a war
- France
Leaves
NATO

1968 Czechoslovakia Dubcek wanted to…

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as `Socialism with a human In August, he issued Brezhnev
face' it wanted to Doctrine- any country who
-relax press censorship threatened the security of the
- legalise political Eastern Bloc would be invaded
opposition August 20th- Dubcek arrested
-give more power to Czech and forced to sign MOSCOW
parliament…

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