This meant trouble for the us as the ussrs ideals

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This meant trouble for the US, as the USSR’s ideals were expanding and they also now had allies.
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Oct 7, 1949 East Germany Founded In response to the founding of West Germany, the Soviets declare the establishment of East Germany under the leadership of communist Walter Ulbricht. Once again a deliberate act of political retaliation from the USSR toward the US. Dec 21, 1949 Chinese and Soviet Alliance Chinese leader Mao Zedong visits Moscow to negotiate an alliance with the Soviet Union. This meant that the Communist ideal would pose an even larger threat to the US, in turn escalating tensions between the US and Russia, and now China as well. Mar 1950 Stalin Concedes to Korean Invasion North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung goes to Moscow to ask Soviet leader Joseph Stalin's permission to invade South Korea and begin the Korean War. Stalin gives the green light because he believes the United States has little interest in Korea. Jun 25, 1950 North Attacks South Korea The Korean War begins as North Korean troops attack across the 38th parallel in an effort to "liberate" South Korea. Jun 27, 1950 U.S. Aids South Korea President Harry Truman orders American forces to assist South Korea, which is being overrun by communist North Korean troops.
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Aug 12, 1953 Soviets Develop Hydrogen Bomb The Soviets explode their first hydrogen bomb, a mere nine months after the United States accomplished the same feat. The Soviets' determination to keep up with American technological developments signals their commitment to the arms race. Mar 5, 1953 Stalin Dies Soviet leader Joseph Stalin dies, ending his 30-year stranglehold on power within the Soviet Union. May 14, 1955 Warsaw Pact The Soviet Union forms the Warsaw Pact, a communist military alliance intended to counter the threat posed by the West's North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
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