California State Standard
10.9.2: Analyze the causes of the Cold War, with the free world on one side and Soviet client states on the other, including competition for influence in such places as Egypt, the Congo, Vietnam, and Chile.
1. Do you think that the Cold War could have been avoided? if not who was more at fault the USSR or the United States?
2. In your opinion was the Cold War conflict worth the efforts the United States made? Did anything good come from it?
Watch this short video for a quick recap on the cold war.
On this website you will be able to navigate different events of the Cold War. Do some exploring and good research to find what you may need to be able to answer the essential question and the quiz questions. Make sure to read the following:
1. Use the Knowledge Bank to read about: The Marshall plan, Nikita Khrushchev, Ronald Regan, Joseph Stalin, John F Kennedy
2.Use the technology tab and click on "An Excerise In Alternate History"
Use this website( http://www.history.com/topics/cold-war) to explore the following topics: