The Cold War I

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The Cold War I

  1. 1. The Cold War Lori Jackson
  2. 2. Standard Number 5.0: History <ul><ul><li>Understand the causes, course, and effects of the Cold War. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigate and understand the active theaters of conflict during the Cold War. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Causes <ul><li>Communism </li></ul><ul><li>The atomic bomb </li></ul><ul><li>American fears about Communism </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet reaction to Truman Doctrine </li></ul>
  4. 4. Course <ul><li>Arms race: lasted from 1945 until 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of the Central Intelligence Agency (1947) </li></ul><ul><li>NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1949) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Course cont. <ul><li>Warsaw Pact: mutual defense among Soviet Union and its satellites (1955) </li></ul><ul><li>A world divided </li></ul>
  6. 6. Effects <ul><li>NSC-68 and aggressive containment </li></ul><ul><li>Red Scare </li></ul><ul><li>Subversion trials </li></ul><ul><li>McCarthyism </li></ul>
  7. 7. Senator Joe McCarthy
  8. 8. Conflicts <ul><li>Korea: 1950-1953 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Result: A country divided </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>North: communist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>South: democratic </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. The 38 th Parallel
  10. 10. Vietnam <ul><li>1964-1975 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Result: A communist country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>North is victorious over South </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Vietnam during war
  12. 12. Cuban Missile Crisis <ul><li>Soviet Union places nuclear missiles in Cuba (1962) </li></ul><ul><li>Cuba placed under U.S. quarantine </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. prepares for nuclear war </li></ul>
  13. 13. Missile crisis cont. <ul><li>Khrushchev stops construction on missile sites </li></ul><ul><li>World War III averted </li></ul>
  14. 14. U.S. blockade of Russian ship
  15. 15. The end of the Cold War <ul><li>Reagan Administration (1980-1988) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1987 speech by President Reagan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Berlin Wall torn down in 1989 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The beginning of a new era in world history </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Image References <ul><li>http://images.google.com/images?q=i%20have %20here%20in%20my%20hand%20cartoon &oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en- US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF- 8&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wi </li></ul><ul><li>www.historyplace.com/.../vietnam/vietna m-map.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kutztown.edu/acad/geography /asiaatlas/pics/38.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://williamrrush.org/images/CubanMissi leCrisis.jpg </li></ul>

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