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Covers Yalta, Potsdam, containment, the Truman Doctrine, the Berlin Airlift, the Korean War, McCarthyism, Civil Defense, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, realpolitik and detente, SDI, glasnost and perestroika, and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Activities: doing a newscast of the Yalta conference, reenacting the EXCOMM debate over missiles in Cuba, and making a presentation on the "best of the Cold War presidents."
This title is part of the series: BACKWARDS PLANNING CURRICULUM UNITS: U.S. History
Social Studies School Service