The Cold War
By: Marco Kelly
What is the Cold War?
4 events of the Cold War.
The Marshall plan was an American plan was to aid Europe, at the end of WWII to prevent the spread of communism. They were trying to keep friends with country's to not spread communism.
The Berlin Airlift- The soviets placed a blockade on Berlin to starve the population in soviet Alliance. The allies and United States sent supplies, food, and raw materials to stop the Soviet Union.
Bay of pigs- CIA sponsored American Attack of the Cuban Governmant to overthrow Fidel Castro. The Cuban already knew the U.S. Was planning this because of the UN.
4 events with presidents.
The Sputnik crisis was the American reaction to the success of the Sputnik program. It was a Cold War event that began on October 4, 1957 when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial Earth satellite. President Dwight D. Eisenhower referred to it as the “Sputnik Crisis”. Although Sputnik was itself harmless, its orbiting scared the people of the U.S.