This resource includes a great overview of the origins of the Cold War. It comes with a 14-slide power point presentation and corresponding graphic organizer for students to fill in some key notes. The presentation includes visuals and a final slide of discussion questions. The graphic organizer comes with an answer key and will provide students with a quick reference study tool.
Topics Included: What was the Cold War? Fundamental ideological differences between the U.S. and USSR, factors that increased tension between the superpowers after World War II, America's strategy of containment, early conflicts in the war, such as the Berlin Blockade and Airlift, Soviet Union's testing of the atomic bomb, Korean War, formation of NATO and Warsaw Pact, etc.
Included in the product:
- An editable 14-slide power point presentation with information, visuals, and discussion questions (PPT)
- A graphic organizer (PDF)
- An answer key for the graphic organizer (PDF)
- Teacher Directions and TOU
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