This is a free Guided Viewing Unit from Reading Through History. This unit includes 26 videos, created by Reading Through History, which documents the Cold War. The videos can be viewed on either our website or directly from our Youtube Channel at - The Cold War Series
Topics in this series include Communism, the Soviet Union, the Berlin Airlift, the Iron Curtain, the Truman Doctrine, the Chinese Civil War, the Korean Conflict, Cold War Spies, the Red Scare (Part One), the Red Scare (Part Two), Civil Defense at School, Civil Defense at Home, Fallout Shelters, Family Fallout Shelters, the Effects of Nuclear Weapons, the U-2 Incident, the Berlin Wall, Fidel Castro, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam Conflict, the Space Race, Nixon Goes to China, SALT, and the Collapse of the Soviet Union.
Watching the videos in class will cover about one full week of school, and the activities will leave students with a solid understanding of the Cold War.