COLD WAR PROJECT

We Didn't Start the Fire

MARILYN MONROE

Ms. Monroe was reported to be having an affair with JFK. She was a model and actor. She overdosed on sleeping pills and died. There is a theory that she was murdered by Robert Kennedy because she knew too many political secrets.

H - BOMB

Soviets made the atomic bomb. America wanted to get back at the soviets so they created a bomb that was a thousand times more powerful. It was called the H-bomb.

SOME KEY PLAYERS

ROCKEFELLER

He was President Eisenhower's assistant. He helped with Cold War tactics. He developed the "open skies" plan, the Atoms for Peace Plan and the Aswan Dam Program
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DWIGHT EISENHOWER

Assumed presidency during the Cold War. He developed the Brinkmanship Policy. This policy would allow the U.S. to almost go to war to stop communism.
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HARRY TRUMAN

As leader of the USA he made the decision to drop the bomb on Japan. He wanted to take over nations around the world and contain any communist roads.
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JOSEPH STALIN - was an outcast at winston Churchill's and F.D Roosevelt's conference. He was furious.

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NORTH KOREA

Korea fought in the air with planes. North Korea related to the Cold War because the Korean War started because the USSR wanted to spread communism.

EINSTEIN

He wanted to stop the threat of nuclear war. He also wanted control of all atomic weapons.