This PPT lesson encompasses almost every aspect of the Cold War. It explains why it began detailing the post war goals of the US and USSR. It discusses US policy of containment outlined in the Truman Doctrine, the Iron curtain, Communist Bloc and the Nuclear Age. It explains the Marshall Plan and it's rival, the Molotov Plan, NATO and the Warsaw Pact. It explain divided Germany and the Berlin Airlift. It also teaches about the fall of China, Korean War, Space Race, Red Scare and McCarthyism. Our relations with Cuba were explored in the Bay of Pigs Invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis. It explains our support of Israel and our relationship with other nations in the Middle East and the Iran Hostage Crisis. It ends with the Berlin Wall coming down and the end of the Cold War. There are 3 video clips embedded in it, as well as several maps. It ends with two student activities - one is a modified role play of Truman's decision in the Berlin Blockade. The other is a map of post World War II Europe.