Student Resources: History & Social Studies

Anticommunism in Postwar America: Interactive Timeline of the early Cold War years

Created July 23, 2010

In the aftermath of World War II relations between the United States and the Soviet Union went from alliance to Cold War. This interactive timeline will be a useful tool in studying this turbulent period of American history, examining the various events and ideas that defined it, and considering how much of the anticommunist sentiment of the era was justified, and how much was an overreaction.