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20 resources with the concept the truman doctrine

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Contemporary: Accelerating Global Change and Realignments

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The twentieth century was marked by two distinct forces: conflict and progress. Examine the ways that wars and technological competition, industrialization and decolonization, and all antecedent forces and relationships to this point led...
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The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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,...
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Roots of the Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When and how did the Cold War begin? To answer this question, you will not find a better-organized, in-depth, activity- and inquiry-based resource than this! Executing best teaching practices throughout, each portion of this inquiry...
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The Cold War (America)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Cold War—with its roots in World War II—impacts the world today. Using an extensive curriculum, scholars consider its impact through primary sources, including speeches and propaganda, as well as other skills-enhancing activities. An...
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The Berlin Airlift

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
After World War II, the Soviet Union and the Allied forces divided Germany into equal quadrants, but Joseph Stalin's increasing mistrust led to nearly 12 months of blocked access to West Berlin—and the 2.3 million people who still lived...
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The Formation of the Western Alliance, 1948-1949

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do people stop the spread of an ideology they don't think is right? Scholars research the policy of containment during the start of the Cold War. Small groups analyze primary sources to determine how the United States combated...
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Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War—the United States or the Soviet Union? Your young historians will answer a question by looking closely at Cold War documents, which are provided in this resource alongside guiding questions...
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Representing History: North Korea - Behind the Wire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This unit focuses on the differences between North and South Korea as they are seen from an American point of view. Learners view the Frontline documentary, "North Korea Suspicious Minds," complete a series of handouts, read a variety of...
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Exploring US Foreign Policy after WWII--The Cold War

For Teachers 11th
Scholars explore U.S. Foreign Policy and Cold War ideologies adopted after WWII. They conduct Internet research on a topic or issue related to the Cold War Era, watch two films, and compose a time line and a multimedia presentation to...
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The Early Cold War: 1947-1970

For Teachers 9th - 11th
With a combination of images, maps, and valuable information, this presentation is a strong resource for a history class that is coming out of a WWII unit and into a Cold War unit. Some points are outlined for students, while others are...
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Food Today, Freedom Tomorrow

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the leadership decisions at the end of WWII.  In this World History lesson, 11th graders examine leadership decisions made by President Truman and General George C. Marshall.  Students interpret primary documents...
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Restructuring the Post War World: 1945-Present

For Teachers 10th - 12th
You have just entered the Cold War Zone, with 96 slides at your disposal. From changes in government in China, The Marshall Plan, and the Iron Curtain, to the Vietnam War and Ronald Regan, this presentation will help you cover it all. A...
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George Washington's Foreign Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare George Washington's foreign policy to the policies of presidents who followed him. In this primary source analysis lesson, students compare Washington's Farewell Address to the Roosevelt Corollary, the Monroe Doctrine,...
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Communism and Containment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students "discover" top secret documents that describe the "Patriot" program. They are assigned the task of educating the American people about the threat of Soviets taking over America, including the key points of the Truman Doctrine...
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Cold War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze U.S. foreign policy since World War II, tracing origins and geopolitical consequences (foreign and domestic) of the Cold War and containment policy.
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Containment and the Cuban Missile Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the Truman Doctrine. In this containment lesson plan, students participate in activities that require them to analyze policies about containment and research the involvement of the Cuba, the Soviet Union,...
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Cold War: Superpowers Face Off

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Cold War worksheet, students fill in notes about eight actions take by the U.S. or Soviet Union and their contribution to political tensions.
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The Strategy of Containment, 1947-1948

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners understand President Truman's strategy of containment by reading primary source documents, using an interactive map, discussing and writing short reports about the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan as applications of...
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Cold War Video

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What was the Cold War? Often dated from 1947-1991, it was a war between the Western world and the Communist world. Flashing their nuclear power, these sides fought for decades to establish power. This quirky resource provides commentary,...
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Hitting the Cold War From All Angles

For Teachers 8th
Students explore the origins of the Cold War.  In this Cross Curricular lesson, students analyze maps of post World War II Europe.  Students compare and contrast the two sides of the Cold War.