Cuba in the Cold War Teacher Resources
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Pattern of US Cold War Interventions
Exploring the patterns and themes between Korea, Cuba, and Vietnam, including pre and post-U.S. involvement, this lecture reinforces the concept of history repeating itself. Corrupt regimes, the emergence of Communism and redistribution of wealth, and various attempts by the U.
9 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 30 Views 74 Downloads
Learning Guide to Thirteen Days
While Thirteen Days is a fantastic film to use in the classroom in reference to the Cold War and the Cuban missile crisis, it is important to take care to effectively and properly incorporate its contents into your curriculum. This website guides a teacher through a description of the film and its historical accuracy, offers discussion questions and possible student responses, and provides a variety of supplemental readings and resources.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Cold War: Solving the Mystery of History with Voices on Vinyl
Eighth graders explore the Cold War Era. In this world history lesson, 8th graders discover the positions taken by countries during the Cold War as they listen to lectures regarding the major events and turning points in the Cold War. Students also read selected text and listen to music regarding the era.
8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 46 Downloads
Intro to Cold War
Eleventh graders are introduced to the events between the years 1949 and 1989. They list and explain key events and people that contributed to the development of the Cold War. Students are asked "what do you think Billy Joel meant by 'We didn't start the fire', and why do you think this has historical relevance, or does it?
11th Social Studies & History 35 Views 164 Downloads
Cold War Hot Spots
Students discuss the Cold War. In this social studies lesson, students research one of six Cold War "hot spots". Students define terms and names for each country and locate that country on a world map. Students compose an essay describing the cause and effect of the Cold War on their assigned country.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 5 Downloads
Cold War into Guerilla War
Students examine the Cold War and the War on Terror. In this American history lesson, students research print and nonprint resources regarding both wars. Student compare the experiences of youth at the time so both the Cold War and War on Terror in essays that they write.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Places of the Cold War
Students explore geographic locations significant in the Cold War. In this Cold War lesson, students complete a worksheet that requires them to use primary and secondary sources to log information about important Cold War locations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 102 Downloads
The Cold War and Development of Post-War America
Students view examples of political advertisements during the years of 1952 through 1964. After viewing, they discuss how the Cold War and the threat of Communism affected the development of the United States. They compare the Cold War to the war on Terrorism being fought today.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 46 Downloads
The Early Tensions of the Cold War
High schoolers uncover the roots of the Cold War. In this Cold War lesson, students research the political philosophies of the Soviet Union and the United States during the era as they define key vocabulary and discuss government systems. High schoolers discover how alliances among nations prompted the growth of the Cold War.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 59 Downloads
Canada and the Cold War: 1945-1991 – PowerPoint Presentation
In this Canadian history worksheet, learners view a PowerPoint presentation about Canada's role in this Cold War and then respond to 27 fill in the blank questions. The PowerPoint is not provided.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 23 Downloads
Cuban Missle Crisis
With a collage format that lends well to note-taking, this presentation allows your students to see the context and implications of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The narration is casual and conversational, as well as informative, and history students will be drawn to the suspense of the Cold War after viewing this video.
19 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 33 Views 85 Downloads
Roots of the Cold War
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 involves detailed analysis of primary and secondary source material, supporting learners as they develop an answer to the resource's guiding question.
9th - 12th Language Arts 117 Views 116 Downloads CCSS: Designed
USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War
In this episode of Crash Course World History, John Green does an excellent job summarizing the reasons behind the ideological clash between the United States and the Soviet Union in the Cold War. Covering early features of the war such as the Marshall Plan and the policy of containment, Green goes on to explore US efforts around the globe to stop the spread of communism, and the lasting implications of those endeavors.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable