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041712 whap cold war 50m

  1. 1. RIGHT CORNER >: 1) Write: Name: _, Period: _,Date: 04/17/12, Topic: Cold WarLEFT CORNER <: Write “Opener #24” and then:1) Write 1 high+1 low in last 24 hours2) Rate your comprehension for thisweek’s material so far: lost<1-5>easy3) Respond to the Opener by writingat least 1 sentences about:Your opinions/thoughts OR/ANDQuestions sparked by the clip OR/ANDSummary of the clip OR/ANDAnnouncements: None
  2. 2. Agenda1) WWII EuropeWhy am I learning this?1) To understand what leads to theCold WarReminder1) Field trip forms due next week ($8)2) Reading quiz Monday
  3. 3. Notes #24a, Title: “Cold War”1) United Nations (1945): New league of nations created with a Security Council of the world powers to enforce the UN’s willa) General Assembly: Every Country - 1 Voteb) Security Council: 5 Permanent Members w Veto Power (US, UK, France, China, USSR), 10 Non-permanent No Veto Power
  4. 4. Notes #23a, Title: “Cold War”Cold War (1945-1991): Conflict between US allied nations and Soviet allied nations that never broke out in real direct war (though plenty of proxy indirect wars)
  5. 5. WARSAW PACTNATO
  6. 6. “USSR Ideology Debate”1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why.2) Then write down what your partner thinks (include their name at the end).1 2 3 4 5PRO: Captialism hurts CON: Communism hurtsmost ppl most ppl1) Free markets create 1) Communism requires aimmense profits for the totalitarian (non-free) govfew wealthy 2) While everyone is the2) Many ppl remain same, this meanssuffering in poverty under everyone is suffering fromCapitalism low production
  7. 7. Notes #23b, Title: “Cold War”3) Containment Theory (1946): US diplomat George Kennan writes the need to stop communist aggression, but not roll back.4) Iron Curtain (1946): UK Churchill says an Iron Curtain has split Eur: West (US) vs. East (USSR)
  8. 8. A shadow has fallen upon the scenes so lately light by theAllied victory. Nobody knows what Soviet Russia and itsCommunist international organization intends to do in theimmediate future, or what are the limits, if any, to theirexpansive and proselytizing tendencies. I have a strongadmiration and regard for the valiant Russian people and formy wartime comrade, Marshall Stalin… We understand theRussian need to be secure on her western frontiers by theremoval of all possibility of German aggression. We welcomeRussia to her rightful place among the leading nations of theworld. …it is my duty however, for I am sure you would wishme to state the facts as I see them to you. It is my duty toplace before you certain facts about the present position inEurope. From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatican iron curtain has descended across the Continent... Policegovernments are prevailing in nearly every case, and so far,except in Czechoslovakia, there is no true democracy.
  9. 9. “USSR Expansion Debate”1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why.2) Then write down what your partner thinks (include their name at the end).1 2 3 4 5PRO: If a neighboring CON: We should leavenation’s ppl are being others alone to helptaken advantage of, you themselvesmust help free those ppl 1) Who says we get to1) It’s just thing to do judge what’s “just”2) If we don’t help them, 2) If try to help others, wewhen we need help, no are creating moreone will be left to help problems for ourselves
  10. 10. Notes #24a, Title: “Cold War”2) Greece and Turkey (1947): Soviets (really Yugoslavs) support Communist revolution, US donates $400 mil + successfully stop it.
  11. 11. Notes #24a, Title: “Start of Cold War”3) Marshal Plan (1947): US plan to spend $13 bil (08: $100 bil) to rebuild Eur, prevent communism(US doing same in Japan)
  12. 12. 4) Hungary (1948): USSR placed Com. dictator in control (1956: Nagy tries to lead rebellion, but fails, assassinated)5) Czechoslovakia (1948): USSR placed Com. dictator in control (1968: Dubcek tries to give ppl indiv. but fails b/c USSR invades)
  13. 13. 6) Berlin Blockade (1948-1949): Stalin blocks off Berlin, US flies 1,398 supply flights a day (1/m). This exp. helps unify US and Ger.
  14. 14. 6) Berlin Blockade (1948-1949): Stalin blocks off Berlin, US flies 1,398 supply flights a day (1/m). This exp. helps unify US and Ger.
  15. 15. Notes #23d, Title: “Start of Cold War”Nuclear Arms Race (US: 1945, USSR: 1949): USSR fear US will use, if they don’t have it too.(UK: 1952, France: 1960, China: 1964, India: 1974)
  16. 16. Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924): Leads Rus revolutionJoseph Stalin (1879-1953): Ambition CPSU leader, outmaneuvers (later kills) Trotsky after Lenina) Power hungry, ruthless, paranoid leader
  17. 17. Notes #24a, Title: “USSR Notes”7) Nikita Khrushchev (1953-1964): Moderate leader led after Stalin’s death in 1953, tried to give ppl some freedom + wanted avoid WW3
  18. 18. 8) Cuban Missile Crisis (1962): Cuba (Castro) becomes communist in 1959, USSR places nukes in Cuba, missiles removed when US:a) US pledges not to invade Cubab) US takes missiles out Turkey
  19. 19. 9) Leonid Brezhnev (1964-1982): Hardline leader limited freedoms, asserted right to order other com. countries (USSR control weakening in 1980s)
  20. 20. Détente (1970s): Warming relations with US (as USSR is weakening), warming ends w Afghanistan
  21. 21. 10) Invasion of Afghanistan (1979–1989): USSR failed attempt to invade Afghan weakens USSR’s power (1955-1975: US tried to “contain” Communism in Vietnam fails, Ho Chi Minh wins)
  22. 22. Activ #24a, Title “Nuclear War”1) Copy Source Title: Threads2…) Discuss questions on the boardwith a partner. Summarize yourdiscussion (include their name at theend). Remember participation pointsare deducted if off task.5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections
  23. 23. “Cold War Debate”1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why.2) Then write down what your partner thinks (include their name at the end).1 2 3 4 5PRO: US is to blame for CON: USSR is to blamethe start of the Cold War 1) USSR broke Yalta1) US offered $ (Marshall) promise + didn’t give Eto nations bordering Rus Eur free elections, their2) US first attacked USSR aggression is clearcommunist during their 2) USSR restricted therev, created NATO first, rights of the ppl under itsfirst had the Atomic Bomb dominion
  24. 24. Reflection #24 (place at the end of today’s work)Pick the 1 most important thing youlearned today to share with your partner.1) Write down the main idea oftoday.(include their name).
  25. 25. Have a great spring break!

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