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Identify major eras in US history from 1877 to the present and describe defining characteristics
Cold War, (1945 - 1991)
Ideological war against communism
Cuban Missile Crisis
New Frontier – John F. Kennedy
USH.2D – Supporting Standard
Explain the significance of turning points.
USH.8A – Readiness Standard
Describe the U.S. responses to Soviet aggression after World War II.
USH.8B – Supporting Standard
Describe how Cold War tensions were intensified by significant events.
USH.8C – Readiness Standard
Explain reasons and outcomes for U.S. involvement in the Korean War and its relationship to the containment policy.
USH.8D – Readiness Standard
Explain reasons and outcomes for U.S. involvement in foreign countries and their relationship to the Domino Theory.