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High schoolers identify and explain the Tiananmen Square incident of June 1989. Studentsl compare what it is to be an American Citizen (Democracy) vs. Chinese Citizen (Communism). High schoolers identify and define various vocabulary terms, including The Bill of Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 32 Downloads
The Russian Years: Back in the USSR
Students examine communist Russia. In this lesson on changes in politics, students work in small groups to compare and contrast soviet communist era citizen rights to those of the US. They participate in discussion of a film and create a presentation on the Cold War to share with the class.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 32 Downloads
Representing History: North Korea - Behind the Wire
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 primary source documents, and engage in a class discussion.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 56 Downloads
The Cold War (1945-1991): An Ideological Struggle
Covering the main topics of the Cold War, including some excellent discussion points on the methodologies of the Soviet and Eastern Bloc nations versus the US and Western Democracies, this presentation is a good way to introduce the events of the Cold War.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 40 Downloads
Fascism Rises in Europe: Ch 31
Help your class understand how Hitler achieved power prior to World War II. A strong presentation outlines the post-World War I social and economic context that primed Eastern Europe for a totalitarian dictator. It presents the vocabulary and concepts in a logical and understandable way.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 60 Downloads
Revolution in China
There have been a lot of changes in China over the last century. This presentation begins with the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the revolution that led to the adoption of Communism. It highlights the Republican Revolution, Chinese Nationalism, The Kuomintang, the rise of Communism, Mao Zedong, and ends with the Cultural Revolution in the 1960's.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 22 Views 70 Downloads
World War II - War Comes to Hawaii
Ninth graders use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments. They use tools and methods of geographers to construct, interpret, and evaluate qualitative and quantitative data.
9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 5 Downloads
World War I: Conclusion
Why did the US get involved in the European war? This presentation works to answer this question as a conclusion to a unit on WWI. Topics covered are the sinking of the Lusitania, US propaganda, the Zimmermann Note, Communism in Russia, and the Treaty of Versailles.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 46 Downloads
Cold War and Decolonization: 1945-1975
In need of a PowerPoint focused on the Cold War? If the answer is yes, then look no further! Each slide expounds on the conflicts, politics, and economy that fueled the Cold War and worldwide decolonization. Note: There is a lot of information here and it may be useful to spread it over the course of a week.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 58 Downloads
How did Fidel Castro's revolution affect the people of Cuba? Through a series of vivid images and light text, learners will consider life for Cubans under both Batista and Castro. The images can be used as discussion starters or to accent a full lecture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 6 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Russian Revolution, #2
Why did communism develop in an unindustrialized Russia? What human rights were violated under Joseph Stalin? And, how did the Soviet Union become industrialized? These are the writing prompts your class will work to answer with complete sentences and supporting evidence.
9th - 11th Language Arts 8 Views 37 Downloads
China and Communism
Sixth graders discuss what might happen if United States government took over media ownership, read Junior Scholastic article entitled "China Looks to the Future," and create chart comparing Chinese Communist government to United States Democratic government.
6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 50 Downloads
Communism and Fascism- What are the Similarities and Differences
In this world history worksheet, learners complete a table comparing Communism to Fascism. They determine the similarities and differences, and how the two ideals got their beginnings. They compare the two influenced landowners, factories, and the leaders.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 48 Downloads
The Collapse of Communism & the "New World Order" (1)
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the fall of communism and the New World Order. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Eighth graders explore Cold War Era threats. In this world history activity, 8th graders research the threat of Communism and nuclear war brought about by the Korean War and Vietnam. Students watch clips of speeches and build a mock fallout shelter in their classroom.
8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 37 Downloads
The Cold War Warrior Defending: The Moral Beacon of the World
Learners identify President Reagan's domestic and foreign policy, describe America's attitude toward communism, list characteristics which endeared Reagan to the American people, and explain why some Americans spoke out against Reagan's foreign policy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 36 Downloads
The Early Cold War: 1947-1970
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 referenced only as images and depend on teacher and class discussion to be substantiated.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 21 Views 147 Downloads