The Cold War was a period of tension between the US and the USSR. Even though war is in the name not a single shot was fired and was more of a competition of accomplishments and military advances At the time the president of the USSR was Joseph Stalin, who was a dictator who transformed the once broken secioty to a military superpower.
Wasn't the cold war just a freezing war between the US and Russia
Uhhhhh NO, it was a little more than that...
The Space Race was a contsest between the Soviet Union and the US for dominance in Space flight capability. This "race" lasted from 1955 to 1975. The first artificial Earth satellite to orbit earth was knows as Sputnik 1. It was launched by the Soviets in 1957 and orbited the Earth for 3 weeks until it lost power, later falling to Earth two months later.
Joseph McCarthy was an American politician who served as Republican US senator. He was also a gunner WWII and his nickname at that time was "tail gunner Joe". What Joseph was known for was his many accusations against government and military officials that they were communists. This was known as McCarthyism which was a campaign against alleged communist government officials.
You are a communist and you are a communist.
The second red scare took place between the 40's and the late 50's and was the fear of communism in many aspects of our secioty. How Communism woud affect our government, social strcuture, every day life , and the world around us.
That red Is scary !!!!!
The Korean War was between the Communist North and the Democratic South. This war was fought by the of course the locals but was also supported by the Democratic US and the Communist Soviet Union. One big location of fighting zone of this war was the 38th parallel, this was the dividing line between the two countries and wss a hot spot during the war
The Atomic Bomb was a bomb that derives it's destructive power through the rapid release of nuclear energy. These bombs would cause mass destruction and were ominous threat to all of the people in the world at this time. Once the USSR acquired this weapon the Us began to panic and this caused tension levels to rise