The following is a 20 slide PPT which introduces the Cold War on the home front in America as well as events which take place overseas.
Each slide has multiple primary source pictures, maps, graphs, and/or charts to enhance student learning.
The following are the ideas and events covered in this PPT:
- Potsdam Conference
- Differing Ideals between the Americans and Soviets
- Soviet moves in Eastern Europe
- Policy of Containment
- Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan
- Cold War Alliances
- Post WWII German and Berlin Airlift
- Fall of China to Communism
- Korea and the Korean War
- Fear of Communism at Home
- McCarthyism, Alger Hiss, and the Rosenberg's
- Race for the H-Bomb
- Atomic Threat at Home