This dynamic presentation on the Cuban Missile Crisis provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. The most dangerous event of the 20th century is brought to life.
The Cuban Missile Crisis was the most dangerous moment in human history. The individuals involved worked tirelessly to prevent nuclear war.
This presentation examines the following:
♦ Brief history of Cuba
♦ Geography of Cuba
♦ Corporate America in Cuba
♦ Cuban Revolution
♦ Bay of Pigs
♦ The start of the Crisis
♦ The outcome
♦ The legacy
There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included.
There are eight links within the presentation to Youtube. The videos total ~20 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary.
Check out the entire Cold War series:
Lesson 1: The Cold War: An Overview (coming soon)
Lesson 2: The Korean War
Lesson 3: The Cuban Missile Crisis
Lesson 4: The Berlin Wall (coming soon)
Lesson 5: The Vietnam War
Lesson 6: The Fall of the Soviet Union
Corresponding Movie Guides
•Love, Hate, & Propaganda: The Cold War - Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4
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