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150 resources with the concept communism

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The Role Of NATO

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). For this NATO lesson, students research the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech, and the Berlin airlift and how they...
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The Russian Years: Back in the USSR

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine communist Russia. In this instructional activity 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...
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Safety or Civil Liberty? The Trial of Sacco and Vanzet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the Sacco-Vanzetti trial and develop a basic understanding of the issues involved. Then they write an essay taking a stance on the Sacco-Vanzetti trial: was the trial fair? were the two men falsely accused? Finally,...
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American Foreign Policy Since World War II (The Cold War)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and interpret some key figures and major events during the Cold War era, including the Korean War, Vietnam, Cuban Missile Crisis, Bay of Pigs Invasion, and the United States and China Cold War Relations. They also play...
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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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Tiananmen Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Investigate The Role of Women in China

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the changing role of women in Communist China. They view a slideshow to interpret the images and watch a video that shows the changing roles. They write a prediction of how women's roles change in the next 10 years.
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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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Hitting the Cold War From All Angles

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use maps, lecture and research to explore the history and social context of the Cold War. They examine films, music and important figures of the era.
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Russia's Conversion From Communism to Capitalism

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study Russia's conversion from a communist nation to a capitalist nation.
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Has the Wall Truly Tumbled Down?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine the events behind the destruction of the Berlin Wall and the continued struggles to truly unify the former East Germany and West Germany.
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Follow the Marx

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore communism from historical and theoretical perspectives to present to fellow classmates at a teach-in. Each team of students be responsible for researching and presenting on one of the suggested topics in the lesson.
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Czech's offer "Retro" communist holidays

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the purpose of communist holidays. In this Czechoslovakian lesson, 10th graders read an article and answer comprehension questions. Students create a plan for visiting this country during these holidays.
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H4 Homework Assignment #19-21

For Students 8th - 12th
In this global studies worksheet, students read the noted pages in their textbooks and then respond to 9 short answer questions about Communist China.
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Connecticut Communists

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate Cold War politics. In this Connecticut history lesson, 11th graders discover details about the Connecticut Seven who were indicted for violating the Alien Registration Act of 1940. Students write closing...
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McCarthyism: The Political Cartoons of Herb Block

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine McCarthyism. In this Cold War lesson, students analyze 6 political cartoons by Herb Block that capture the essence of the Red Scare. Students discuss the cartoons and the fear of communism that permeated America. 
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The Early Tensions of the Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers uncover the roots of the Cold War. In this Cold War lesson plan, students research the political philosophies of the Soviet Union and the United States during the era as they define key vocabulary and discuss government...
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Karl Marx Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Communism worksheet, students respond to 13 identification questions about the principles of the government system promoted by Karl Marx.
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A Turn for the Worse: The Beginning of the Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners determine how the Cold War began. In this Cold War lesson, students examine primary documents and respond to analysis questions about them in order to understand what sparked the Cold War. Learners create Cold War posters and...
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Communism

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study communism. In this world history lesson, 7th graders discuss the similarities and differences between communism and democracies by writing Venn Diagrams.
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Cold War Warrior

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students discover details of the tension between the United States and communist countries during the Cold War. In this Cold War instructional activity, students conduct research regarding the Cold War policies of Presidents: Truman,...
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The Palmer "Red Raids"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how Americans reacted to communism. In this Red Scare lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of the Palmer "Red Raids" and its implications. Students respond to discussion...
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U.S.-Cuba Relations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the history of United State/Cuba relations. In this diplomacy lesson, students research selected websites to gather information regarding various topics of significance between the U.S. and Cuba since 1868. High...
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The Collapse of Communism & the "New World Order" (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, high schoolers answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the fall of communism and the New World Order. Students may submit their answers to be scored.