The Cold War
Standards: Transition Year
Essential Question/Learning Targets:
How do I discuss the origins and the consequences of the Cold War?
How do I explain the origin and meaning of the term "Iron Curtain"?
How do I explain how the United States sought to stop the spread of communism through the Berlin Airlift, The Korean War, and The North American Treaty?
How do I Identify Joseph McCarthy and Nikita Khrushchev?
How do i discuss the importance of the Cuban Missile Crisis and The Vietnam War?
Vocabulary: Cold War, Iron Curtain, Communism, Berlin Airlift, Korean War, North Atlantic Treaty, Joseph McCarthy, Nikita Khrushchev, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War