It was the competetion between superpowers to have the best military and space program. Soviet Union launch first satellite into space called Sputnik in 1957. NASA lauches own satellite and puts first man on the moon in 1969
French Colony that revolts after WWII. After independence, Vietnam is divided into communist North and Democratic South. Leader of North, Ho Chi Minh invades the south to unite the country and spread communism
The berlin wall was built to keep east berlin and west berlin seperated. There were a ton of protests and that causes it to be torn down by germans. After the wall was torn down, they reunite.
USSR supported communism in Korea, US supported democracy. After WWII, Korea is divided between North and South and the 38th parallel. United Nations and United States sends troops to help South Korea
Just like germany, the capital city of Berlin was divided into east and west. West berlin was democratic, even though the city was in east germany. The division of Germany , berlin, and the difference in ideologies leads to the Cold War
Since the new leauge 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 liked the United States joined and they could raise a military