The Space Race
Video Guide for National Geographic’s American Genius: The Cold War
documentary is a fast paced cold war video that covers the struggle between the the U.S. and the Soviet Union’s race to the moon during the Cold War. The video begins with the Americans discovering plans to the German V-2 Rocket and the acceleration of the Soviet Space program over the U.S. Finally it ends with Neil Armstrong landing on the moon. This is a perfect addition to your Cold War Unit. Also included is a weblink to the online video. An answer key is provided. Worksheet has 20 questions covering the 44 minute video.
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