This introductory social studies activity book offers a broad overview of the Cold War and the Vietnam War. The time period reviewed is 1945-1989. Each lesson is a three-page unit that includes a short teaching text, comprehension page, and activity page. The black-and-white reproducible pages are perforated for easy removal. Answers are included in the back.
Topics include: the early years of the Cold War, Truman’s dilemma, the Triple Alliance, the Soviet Union, the atomic menace, the McCarthy Era, the Korean Conflict, President Eisenhower, Kennedy and Khrushchev, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the war expands in Vietnam, containment, the role of the media, the peace movement, the Tet Offensive, years of turmoil, peace with honor, the fall of President Nixon, détente, and the end of the Soviet Empire.
The Cold War
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Format: Paperback Book
Grade 5, 6, 7, 8
Topic: Social Studies/History - Intermediate History