Cold War Unit and Activities with Google Slides™ - How to Teach the Cold War

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Deepen your students' understanding of the Cold War with this comprehensive Unit. This easy-to-follow Cold War unit includes slides and activities that thoroughly explain the Cold War, making it perfect for students and teachers!

This Cold War Unit Covers the Following Topics:

1. Democracy vs. Communism

2. The Soviet Union during the Cold War

3. The Iron Curtain

4. The Marshall Plan

5. United Nations


7. Communist Propaganda

8. U.S. Propaganda

9. The Berlin Wall

10. The Berlin Airlift

11. The Korean War

12. The Red Scare

13. McCarthyism

14. The Arms Race

15. The Cuban Missile Crisis

16. The Vietnam War

17. Eleanor Roosevelt and the Human Rights Commission

18. The Space Race

19. Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev

20. The End of the Cold War

This bundle includes the following lessons and activities.


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111 slides and 29 pages
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3 Weeks
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