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History Blueprint: The Cold War (US History)

For Teachers 11th Standards
In this well-organized and inquiry-based collection, high schoolers examine primary and secondary source documents and video clips in preparation for an investigation into the Cold War. Scholars analyze its beginnings, the global impact...
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The Origins of the Cold War, 1945–1949

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars research the falling out between the United States and the Soviet Union from 1945-1946 in the first instructional activity of a three-part series. Using primary source materials, group work, and interactive mapping, class...
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American Diplomacy in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The “Grand Alliance” between the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union was established during World War II to counter the aggression of German and Japan. A four-resource collection looks at the differences in the members’...
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Anticommunism in Postwar America, 1945–1954: Witch Hunt or Red Menace?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From allies to enemies—the post-World War II period saw a dramatic shift in the relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. A three-lesson collection examines the turbulent period and the rise of the anti-communist...
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History Blueprint: The Cold War (World History)

For Teachers 10th Standards
A five-lesson collection examines the history of the Cold War from a global point of view. World History students analyze primary and secondary source documents, as well as video clips, to investigate the beginnings of the Cold War, its...
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Crash Course: Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Nudge Theory, Game Theory, and Oligopoly? A 35-part video Crash Course goes beyond supply and demand and provides young economists with everything they need to know about economics. Based on the 2015 AP Economics guidelines, the...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Lessons

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Designed for teachers, a 15-lesson collection curated by the Smithsonian, examines how wars have impacted American society. Each resource includes a lesson plan, background information, a materials list, maps, images, and worksheets. An...
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The Collapse of the Soviet Union

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The collapse of the Soviet Union is retold in this illuminating video. The video includes detailed descriptions of what each of the Soviet states were demanding from Gorbachev, and the role of Boris Yeltsin in the formation of the new...
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WWII - Soviets Launch Counter Attack

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Used to the harsh conditions, the Soviet Union's military pushes the German troops back, securing faith for the Soviet people. With German troops freezing and their tanks becoming immobilized, the German troops fell back to take on the...
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Speaking Freely In the Soviet Union's Autocratic Government

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Speak your mind! The lesson explores the difference in free speech between the United States and the Soviet Union. Academics review the constitutions of both governments, political cartoons, and case studies to understand how freedom of...
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The Soviet Union: Flashcards

For Students 7th - 8th
Kids can use these question-style flashcards to practice memorizing states and capitals. There are 10 cards, each includes a question and answer related to the states and capitals of the Soviet Union. 
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Fall of Soviet Union/Rise of Chinese Communism

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the reasons for the fall of communism in the Soviet Union and the rise of communism in China. They listen to a lecture and complete slot notes, listen to and read the lyrics to the song "We Didn't Start the Fire"...
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The United States and the Soviet Union were Engaged in a Cold War

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students work together at figuring out the definition for what cold war means. In this social science activity, students listen to "The Butter Battle Book" by Dr. Seuss and recognize how this story relates to the cold war between the...
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WWII - Nazis Invade Russia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Leading the largest offensive in world history, three million German soldiers sneak into the Soviet Union, despite their peace agreement. Although they put up a valiant fight, the Soviet Union was losing its troops.
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Bay of Pigs Invasion

For Students 8th - 11th
A bright collage of photos, maps, and quotes open this video lecture, which details the Bay of Pigs Invasion. The most valuable part of this lecture, however, is hearing about the dynamics of the situation - why the US wanted to oust...
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Propaganda and World War II

For Teachers 10th - 11th
What was the true meaning behind WWII propaganda posters? Historians analyze images from the U.S., Great Britain, Nazi Germany, and the Soviet Union, sharing findings in small groups. A poster analysis worksheet and all posters are...
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Cold War Politics in The Space Race

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Whoever controls space will control the world, " Lyndon B. Johnson said after the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik. This fueled the space race and encouraged the United States' goal of landing a man on the moon before the...
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American Foreign Policy: 1920 - 1941

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Take your class through the period between World War I and World War II. Covering various treaties and pacts between America and its neighbors - namely, Japan, Germany, and the Soviet Union- these slides could inspire some political...
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The Former Soviet Union

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, middle schoolers find the names of the republics for the former Soviet Union and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Cold War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
The Cold War was not necessarily always cold in temperature, but the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union sure was frigid! Scholars read various passages, view exhibition graphics, and observe an artifact from the...
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Science and Politics in the Soviet Union

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Soviet Union worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about scientific work in the country and then respond to 4 short answer questions based on the selection.
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Astronomy and the Cold War: How the United States Used the Moon to Target the Soviet Union

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine how astronomical observations were used to help target sites in the Soviet Union during Cold War and why such targeting was needed. Students then make predictions and observations of same astronomical events for their...
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Apollo-Soyuz: Space Age Detente

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Space Race saw the Soviet Union and the US go from competitors to partners. Scholars read a letter regarding the first docking of the US and Soviet space craft. Young historians also complete a written assignment and participate in...

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