The League of Nations failed, a new peacekeeping organization was formed after WWII. The united nations was created to keep world peace.Was better because larger nations like the United States joined and they could raise a military.
SSR supported Communism in Korea, US supported democracy. After WWII, Korea is divided between North and South at the 38th Parallel. In 1950, North Korea invades South Korea, trying to unite the peninsula
Cuban missis crisis
Oh no! Cuba has missiles being made!
United States airlifted to the people of West Berlin, USSR lifted the blockade. USSR responds by creating warsaw pact as an alliance of communist nations. The USSR blockaded West Berlin from Western Powers to stop influence there.
Space and Arms race
After independence, Vietnam is divided into Communist North and Democratic South. Leader of the North, Ho Chi Minh invades the South to unite the country and spread communism.In the 1950s, US sends weapons and advisors to help the South, and then sends troops in the 1960s
In 1962, a US spy plane takes pictures of Soviet missiles being made in Cuba. Kennedy enacts a naval blockade of Cuba and demands that USSR remove missiles. USSR removes missiles from Cuba, US removes missiles from Turkey
Competition between superpowers to have best military and space program. Both superpowers built militaries through alliances and also build more nuclear weapons. NASA is created in US, launches its own satellite and puts first man on the moon in 1969