This is a document and activity packet titled "How Did the Cold War Work?"
It's meant to help students understand the ways in which the Cold War was a political, military, and ideological conflict.
The packet has four case studies with accompanying primary source documents:
1. The Berlin Blockade
2. The Berlin Wall
3. Soviet Control of Eastern Europe
4. The Korean War
These source documents could be used to practice sourcing and close reading, or in a DBQ exercise.
This content falls into Period Four of the AP European History curriculum, but could be used in any Cold War unit.
Downloads as a customizable Word document.