This download includes PART 1 of the unit described below.
The entire collection covers dozens of key terms, focusing on Cold War developments from the 1960s and 1970s. All nine parts come with useful graphic organizers in both MS WORD and PDF formats. Enjoy!
I Introduction to Cold War Leaders (20 slides) - Covering Soviet Premiers from Stalin to Gorbachev and presidents from FDR to Reagan...with a graphic organizer, timelines, and several hyperlinks to videos
II The U-2 Incident and SR-71s (40 slides) - Covering the events of the 1960 U-2 Incident with primary source images, implications for the Cold War, and the development of the SR-71. Also includes directions for students to make paper airplanes with SR-71 facts covering it.
III Building of The Berlin Wall (20 slides) - causes, details, consequences, and much more. This section contains primary source images, maps, details about the wall, facts about the wall, and a graphic organizer for students to follow along.
VI Cuban Revolution Comics (25 slides) - This series of PowerPoint slides allows students to follow along and create 8 comic strip boxes details the events of the Cuban Revolution while using key terms along the way. Hyperlinks to videos, lots of images, and sample drawings are also included in the slides.
V Missile Crisis Comics (25 slides) - This series of PowerPoint slides allows students to follow along and create 8 comic strip boxes details the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis while using key terms along the way. Hyperlinks to videos, lots of images, and sample drawings are also included in the slides.
VI The Vietnam War (75 slides) - This massive series of PowerPoint slides guides students through background on the Vietnam War (e.g. French colonization and First Indochina War), details involvement of other countries (e.g. China, Cambodia, Laos, etc.), and goes through developments, year-by-year from the 1950s to 1975. There is a graphic organizer to keep students engaged as well. Enjoy!
VII Vietnam War Map Activity (40 slides) - This activity takes students step-by-step through details, locations, and events of the Vietnam war. By the end, students will have a map filled with information such as the location of the Hmong people, the Ho Chi Minh Trail, Tet Offensive, Hanoi, Saigon, the role of Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, China, and much more. Slides are accompanied with visuals and background.
VIII Détente, Ping Pong Diplomacy (20 slides) - This series of slides details Nixon's foreign policy of warming relations with the Soviets and the Chinese, including Triangular Diplomacy, SALT, and other treaties and developments. Primary source images and political cartoons included.
IX Overview of Other Cold War Theaters (20 slides) - This series of slides uses a graphic organizer to overview Cold War developments in no less than 15 countries. Some are well known (e.g. China, Germany, Korea) and others are less often discussed (e.g. Angola, Cambodia, Egypt).