So if I invade China others will want to become communists like dominos falling after another?
The Space Race
Help! You forgot me!
Germany is Divided
Stalin tells Zedong about the Domino Theory. America feared that if one nation in Asia became Communist, the rest would. This became known as the Domino Theory. This is important in the War because it started the Korean War and America helped South Korea.
Fall of the Wall
Keep it going!
America was the first country to land on the moon. America had won the Space Race and landed Neil Armstrong on the moon. This is important in the war because the Space Race was over, and the USSR and America got closer and conflict ended.
End of the USSR
Aww! I am going to name you... democratization!
Germany split in half between the communists and the democrats. This event is important because this is how the Berlin Wall was put up. This event also was the cause of the iron curtain.
Cuban Missile Crisis
This event is showing the people destroying the Berlin Wall and the guards getting mad. This event is important because it took down the division of Germany. This event also shows that division will not ,ast forever because there are still some pieces of the wall in Germany.
Let the wall fall
We have had enough
This event shows Gorbachev adopting democratization. This event is important because it allowed the people to elect the government. This event is also important because it made Satellite Nations start to become independent.
This event shows a women become worried about the Cuban Missile Crisis. This event is important because it almost started a nuclear war. This event also is important because it was the highest tension point in the war.