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The Cold War: How Did It Start? How Did It End?
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What is the difference between a Cold War and a Hot War? Scholars research the beginning of the Cold War. They analyze diary entries as well as excerpts from various events during the 45-year standoff. To finish, they prepare final...
The Cold War: Eisenhower’s “Chance for Peace”
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Examine a section of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's address "Chance for Peace." A selection from the text is included at the top of the page. Class members respond to three questions about specific lines of the address, picking apart...
The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How and why was the Cold War fought? A carefully crafted, inquiry-based unit covers seven major topics: the roots of the Cold war, decolonization and nationalism, the three-world order, American foreign policy, American domestic policy,...
Western Civilizations, Chapter 27: The Cold War: Global Politics, Economic Recovery, and Cultural Change
10th - Higher Ed
Keep your scholars organized using this study plan and progress report tool, one of many great learning strategies featured in this online western civilizations resource! Although designed for use alongside the Western Civilizations...
The United States and the Soviet Union were Engaged in a Cold War
5th - 7th
Students work together at figuring out the definition for what cold war means. In this social science instructional activity, students listen to "The Butter Battle Book" by Dr. Seuss and recognize how this story relates to the cold war...