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Chapter 7


In Chapter 7, you will investigate and consider the Cold War and related examples of international conflict to explore the Chapter Issue: To what extent does ideological conflict shape our world?


Student Resource Links

Section 1, Skill Path: Examining the Interrelationship of Geography and Ideology p. 248

You may wish to consult the following website for Cold War maps:
Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/20centry.htm
http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/coldwar1.htm

Section 1, Explore the Issues, Concept Application #2, p. 260

You may wish to use the following website to help you research key events of American-Soviet relations during the Cold War: http://gpweb.us/VLColdWarIndex.htm

Section 1, Explore the Issues, Concept Application #3, p. 260
You may wish to go to the Truman Library & Museum website to learn more about Molotov’s comments: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/BERLIN_A/PAGE_1.HTM

Section 2, Voices: The Threat of Nuclear War, Pause and Reflect, p. 263
You may wish to view Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidential campaign commercial (Peace, Little Girl) at: http://www.conelrad.com/daisy/video.php

Section 2, Investigation: Cold War Legacies, Questions for Reflection, p. 269
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You may wish to use the following website for a current map of Africa:
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/af.htm

Reflect and Analyze, Recognize Relationships among Concepts, Issues, and Citizenship #3, p. 271

You may wish to examine how the ideological conflict of the Cold War was portrayed in popular culture using the following websites (film): http://history.sandiego.edu/gen/20th/coldwarfilms.html and (music) http://www.inthe80s.com/coldwar.shtml


Teacher’s Resource Links

These links will support activities assigned by your teacher.

Section 1, Activity 1: Using Maps to Understand Ideological Conflict of the Cold War

You may wish to use the following online atlases to complete this activity:
http://www.worldatlas.com
http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/coldwar1.htm

Section 2, Activity 2: Propaganda in the McCarthy Era

You may wish to view the following websites to research and understand propaganda in the McCarthy era:
American Civil Liberties Union http://www.aclu.org/freespeech/censorship/11004prs19991215.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthy
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAmccarthyism.htm
http://wip.warnerbros.com/goodnightgoodluck/index2.html


Background Information Links

These links offer background information, alternative content, and alternative approaches to issues and topics that are addressed in the Student Resource and Teacher’s Resource.

General

A few historical online geographic resources you might use: Perry-Castañeda Library & Map Collection @ http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/map_sites/hist_sites.html

Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century @ http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/20centry.htm

The Historical Atlas of Europe: The Development of Europe’s Modern States from 1519 to 2006 @
http://members.tele2.nl/gerardvonhebel/


Primary Sources: Workshops in American History @ http://www.learner.org/workshops/primarysources/index.html

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School: World War II: Documents @ http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/wwii.asp

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum: The Truman Doctrine @ http://www.trumanlibrary.org/teacher/doctrine.htm

National Center for Policy Analysis: Idea House: The Marshall Plan @ http://www.ncpa.org/sub/dpd/index.php?Article_ID=13027

Robert McNamara’s “Mutual Deterrence” speech @ http://www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/Deterrence/Deterrence.shtml

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars: Cold War International History Project @
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=topics.home&topic_id=1409


Center for Defense Information: Selected Nuclear Quotations @ http://www.cdi.org/nuclear/nukequo.html

Peace Magazine @ http://www.peacemagazine.org/

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum @ http://www.jfklibrary.org/

University of California: The War Within @ http://www.lib.uci.edu/libraries/exhibits/warwithin/index.php?page=section