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Cold War

  1. 1. Units 4 and 5: 50s to 80s Outline for the next 3 weeks
  2. 2. Schedule <ul><li>Nov 26: The Cold War </li></ul><ul><li>Nov 27: Suburbia </li></ul><ul><li>Nov 28: Quiet Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Nov 29: Pearson Years </li></ul><ul><li>Nov 30: Expo 67 </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>December 3: Presentation Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 4: Trudeaumania </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 5: FLQ Crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 6: Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 7: Memoirs , by Trudeau </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 10-11: Presentations </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Dec 12: Free Trade and the 1988 election </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 13: Oka Crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 14: Video on the Oka Crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 17: Review </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 18: Test on these units </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 19: Last day of class before break </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key Themes <ul><li>Pierre Elliot Trudeau </li></ul><ul><li>Quebec’s place in Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Native peoples in Canada </li></ul>
  6. 6. Readings <ul><li>Your books on Jean Chretien and Pierre Trudeau will both be used </li></ul><ul><li>I will also give out some other readings </li></ul>
  7. 7. Group Presentations <ul><li>The Group Presentations for this unit will cover topics from all the decades: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Avro Arrow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summit Series of 72 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acid Rain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Olympic Games in Montreal and Calgary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Energy Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newfoundland joins Canada </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St Lawrence Seaway </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The Cold War November 26 th
  9. 9. The two sides <ul><li>After WW2, the two superpowers remaining were the Soviet Union and the USA </li></ul><ul><li>Allies of both nations take sides </li></ul><ul><li>Europe split </li></ul>
  10. 10. Iron Curtain <ul><li>Soviets prevent people from leaving, communicating with free world </li></ul><ul><li>Germany and its capital Berlin are split up </li></ul><ul><li>1961 – Berlin wall is built </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Cold War spreads <ul><li>Both the US and the Soviets seek to make allies with other nations in the world, in particular Africa, Asia and the Americas </li></ul><ul><li>Fidel Castro overthrows a dictatorship in Cuba in 1959, eventually sides with the Soviets </li></ul>
  12. 12. Occasionally it heats up <ul><li>Several small wars were fought that involved American and Soviet interests: </li></ul><ul><li>- Greece </li></ul><ul><li>- Korea </li></ul><ul><li>- Vietnam </li></ul><ul><li>Angola and Mozambique </li></ul><ul><li>Afghanistan </li></ul><ul><li>Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Igor Gouzenko <ul><li>Soviet spy working in the Soviet embassy in Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Defected to Canada in 1945 </li></ul><ul><li>Reveals the Soviets’ spy program in the West </li></ul>
  14. 14. Alliances <ul><li>US, Canada, Great Britain and other Western Allies form NATO </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet Union and other Eastern European nations form the Warsaw Pact </li></ul><ul><li>Canada and the US form NORAD </li></ul><ul><li>Debate in Canada over the use of nuclear weapons </li></ul>

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