Welcome: Unit 11: The Cold War
Description: The Cold War lasted from the end of World War II until the early 1990s. It was a time of ideological differences between two Super Powers, that had at their disposal an almost unlimited arsenal of nuclear weapons.
Grade Level: 9-12
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: Stalin, Iron Curtain, East and West Berlin, East and West Germany, Soviet Bloc, USSR, communism, capitalism, Potsdam Conference Marshall Plan, ,Containment, Cuban Revolution, Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis, Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, Ronald Reagan, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Mikael Gorbachev, Fall of the Berlin Wall
Author(s): Paul Beavers