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Showing Grade 11, Unit 9b, NATO, SEATO, and the Cold War
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Brinksmanship: Stalin at Yalta

http://CNN.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/01/game/

Description: You are Joseph Stalin. It is February, 1945, and you are meeting with Churchill and Roosevelt at Yalta. They want you to sign a declaration allowing free elections in Poland. Will you do it? Standards 10.8.4, 10.9.1, 10.9.5, 11.8.5

Author: CNN Cold War

Lesson ID: 163

Cold War Causes

http://www.eduref.org/Virtual/Lessons/crossroads/sec5/Unit_11/Unit_11L1.html

Description: Beginning in 1946, the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in a Cold War that led to political and military confrontations around the world. Explore these documents to answer three questions: a) Why did the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union develop? b) How and in what ways did the Cold War become a national political issue? c) What was the containment strategy and why was it adopted instead of the alternatives (peaceful coexistence or all-out nuclear war)? Standards 10.9.2, 10.9.3, and 11.9.3

Author: Council for Citizenship Education, Crossroads Curriculum

Lesson ID: 234

Cold War Events and Public Attitudes toward Soviet Union and Communism

http://www.eduref.org/Virtual/Lessons/crossroads/sec5/Unit_11/Unit_11L2R1.html

Description: Compare two lists from the 1950's and early 60's. The first list is of attitudes toward communism of the U.S. government, major news media, and private organizations such as the American Legion. The second is a list of international events. Your job is to write a letter to the editor advocating a major U.S. foreign policy action. Standard H11.9.3

Author: Council for Citizenship Education, Crossroads Curriculum

Lesson ID: 235

Cold War Museum WebQuest

http://oswego.org/staff/jdeloren/coldwar/coldwarquest.html

Description: The Smithsonian in Washington D.C. has commissioned a new museum, to be dedicated to the Cold War (1945-1990). The Smithsonian's board of trustees has solicited several proposals for the content of the Cold War museum. Your group is going to submit a design proposal for the Smithsonian's Cold War Museum. Assume that you have ANY AND ALL items at your disposal to include in the museum. INCLUDE anything you desire, that is relevant to your exhibition on the Cold War. For example, you may choose to include Neil Armstrong's space suit or even a full sized U2 Spy Plane. Standards 10.9.2, 11.9.2, 11.9.3, and 11.9.5

Author: Joshua DeLorenzo, Thomas C. Caswell and Christian King

Lesson ID: 236

Life Without the Cold War: An Exercise in Alternate History

http://cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/experience/technology/life.without/index.html

Description: Cold War Technology Senior Editor Dave Rickett has developed three "what if" scenarios -- an exercise known by its devotees as "alternate history" -- which challenge you to consider the potential outcomes had history been different. You may find some parts plausible, others absurd. You can take part in this provocative exercise by posting your reactions or your own alternate scenarios on CNN's message boards. Standards 10.9.2, and 11.9.3

Author: Dave Rickett, CNN Cold War

Lesson ID: 667

One Giant Leap for Mankind: Revisiting the Apollo 11 Mission

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/19990719monday.html?searchpv=learning_lessons

Description: Gain an understanding of the significance of the Apollo 11 lunar landing thirty years later by interviewing an adult about his or her memories of the specific events and impact of the mission. As journalists in July 1969, incorporate those interviews into news articles documenting citizens' views of this historic "step for mankind." Standards 10.11 and 12.10

Author: Alison Zimbalist, The New York Times Learning Network, Lorin Driggs, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City Lorin Driggs, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Lesson ID: 781

Space: NASA's Frontier

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/19981013tuesday.html?searchpv=learning_lessons

Description: As NASA turns 40, research the history and accomplishments of the American space program and ponder its role in the future. Standards 10.11, and 12.10

Author: Carolyn Stein, The New York Times Learning Network, Lorin Driggs, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Lesson ID: 968

Spy's Dilemma

http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/applications/dilemma/dilemma.html

Description: If you were a spy and had 45 minutes to photograph the five most important documents from Truman's office, which would they be? (The documents are in the Truman library collection)

Author: Raymond H. Geselbrach, Truman Presidential Library

Lesson ID: 974

Who Caused the Cold War?

http://www.learningcurve.gov.uk/coldwar/G3/default.htm

Description: Imagine you were looking at your TV listings magazine in 1949 and you saw this entry. 8:45 p.m. The Great Debate: Who Caused the Cold War? An exclusive live debate U.S.President Truman, Soviet leader Stalin, and former British prime minister Churchill. All three have agreed to be interviewed live and give their views on the "current" political situation. What questions would you ask Truman, Stalin and Churchill if you were presenting the debate? Three case studies will help you to develop your own views. Standard 11.9.2 and 11.9.3

Author: LearningCurve, National Archives of United Kingdom

Lesson ID: 1255

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