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Mr. Charon's Connection to:

Europe: Post-WWII to Today:
Event Calendar

  • NATO and Warsaw Pact
  • Arms buildup
  • Berlin Wall built
  • Cuban missile crisis
  • Vietnam War
  • Breschnev Doctrine
  • 1970's
  • Detente
  • Reduction of nuclear arsenals
  • Aid to developing countries
  • Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
  • U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam
  • 1980's
  • Economic decline of Soviet Union
  • Gorbachev's glasnost and perestroika
  • Berlin Wall torn down
  • Soviet withdrawal form Afghanistan
  • Move toward democracy in Eastern Europe
  • 1990's
  • Collapse of Soviet Union
  • German reunification
  • Expansion of UN peacekeeping
  • Ethnic conflicts in Eastern Europe
  • Move toward market economy in Russia
  • Economic distress in former Soviet Union
  • All above information taken from book transparency for Chapter 33 in the class text: Prentice-Hall, World History, Connections to Today. Prentice-Hall.

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