Cold War's lasting

Events that caused the Cold War to last longer.



Iron Curtain


The Iron Curtain was a cut off of the sides of the soviet union. One side was influenced by the Soviets and the other was not

This was important because it split off two sides of their own country. One side perished and starved while the other one did not


Cultural Revolution in China


Mao Zedong wanting to control of the government. Thought the Communist party was going in a bad direction.

Not only one place was pro communism but now it was spreading into countries that had mass populations. Propaganda there was able to affect a lot of people.


Cuban Missile Crisis


A standoff that involved the making of a nuclear bomb that was threatened to be released towards the U.S.

This impacted greatly since the cold war mostly dealt with political warfare. Constant debates were at its most involving nuclear bombs that greatly impact the U.S.


The 38th parallel


The 38th parallel was another instance in when another country was divided instead of being united since they are one country

This delayed the cold war because yet again, another country was split. There was disagreements within the country; one side pro of the government and the other side is not


The Marshall Plan


European recovery system economically and socially. It was meant to bring up the confidence of the europeans

This was a slow recovery since what had to improve was food shortages and job availability

Yalta Conference



The Yalta Conference was a meeting with the U.S, U.K, and USSR speaking of the re establishment of Europe.

This sparked up extreme controversy since it was involved with all the big three. it was brought up to talk about the re establishment of nations in europe which actually took years



Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini




Khomeini was considered a religious leader that provoked protesting against Shah

Protesting sparked up half of the country against other half of the country. Soon after it involved the military due to the riots of his imprisonment