The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following a series of clashes along the border. the north wanted comunist for all of korea but the U.S joined in to aid the south and have containment of communist spreading.at the end korea split into two.
the space race between soviet and the U.S to see who can get to the moon first. they did this to see who can have dominance in spaceflight caability.this started due to the soviets satellite sputnik.
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
On April 17, 1961, 1400 Cuban exiles launched what became a botched invasion at the Bay of Pigs on the south coast of Cuba. In 1959, Fidel Castro came to power in an armed revolt that overthrew Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista.
the berlin war was due to berlin airlift being cutoff by the soviets as they were trying to take over berlin all the way down to germany.the U.S joined in to help burlin as they are part of NATO and they have alliances together. then the U.S made the marshall plan to build berlin a 12 million dollar wall and help them with resources and the truman doctrine also came into to counter soviet geopolitical exansion.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962, the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union initiated by American ballistic missile deployment in Italy and Turkey with consequent Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba.
Vietnam War, (1954–75), a protracted conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, known as the Viet Cong, against the government of South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. But when the U.S pulled the troops the north took over and vietnam became all comunist.