Canadian history project. The cold war

Canadian history project. The cold war

SOCIAL STUDIES 11

COLD WAR Timeline

For each listed event or person provide a concise definition or explanation that relates to its role in the cold war.  The underlined phrases must be explained with some Canadian content .

1945       United Nations –

Igor Gouzenko –

1946       “Iron Curtain” –

1947       Truman Doctrine –

1948       Berlin Blockade –

1949       N.A.T.O –

Mao Tse – Tung

Arms Race
(USSR gets bomb)

1950       Korean War

1950       McCarthyism
(cont.)

1951

1952       CANDU Reactor

1953       Death of Stalin

1954       Vietnam divided

1955       Warsaw Pact

1956       “DeStalinization”

Suez Crisis

Pearson and Peace

Hungary

1957       NORAD

1957       Sputnik 1
(Cont.)

1958

1959       Avro Arrow scrapped

1960       U – 2 Incident

1961       Berlin Wall

1961       Bay of Pigs

Yuri Gagarin

1962       Cuban Missile Crisis

1963       Kennedy Assassinated

1964       Tonkin Gulf Resolution

1965

1966

1967

1968       Czechoslovakian “ Prague Spring”

Tet Offensive

1969

1970

1971

1972

1973       U.S. withdraws from Vietnam

1974

1975