Guide – Chapter 17
Iron Curtain, 1946
Harry S. Truman
Berlin Airlift, 1948
Cold War, 1948-1991
Apollo 11, 1969
Civil war, 1946-1949
‘Great Leap Forward’
Korean War, 1950-1953
Kim Il Sung
Kim Jong Il
Vietnam War, 1954-1973 (US involvement 1964-1973)
Ho Chi Minh
Ngo Dinh Diem
Cold War strategies of CIA & KGB
Bandung Conference, 1955
Cuban Revolution, 1959
Bay of Pigs, 1961
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini
Hungarian Revolt, 1956
Prague Spring, 1968
John F. Kennedy
Richard M Nixon
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), 1972
(remember you will have a few topics to choose from, and these topics are not exact questions!!!):
- describe the spread of communism after WW2 and its present effects
- analyze the political, cultural, and economic changes in China from 1959 to present day
- describe the events of the Cold War
- what started the Cold War
- analyze the effects of the space race
- describe the evolution of environmental awareness and its present-day effect
- describe the effect technological advances have had on all aspects of modern life
- analyze the effects of the end of the Cold War on international politics
- understand the role of the US in political, economic and cultural trends from WW2 till today
- describe the evolution and influence of the United Nations and other international organizations
Create a review game by yourself or with a partner the day before the test to present
to the class. Worth up to +5 on your test.
The following questions are helpful review questions for the test.
You should also use the review questions at www.classzone.com and www.phschool.com/athome.
Cold War Timeline -
Assigned 4/25/13. Fill out the events for a review of the important dates and events in the Cold War!
Notes 4/26-27/2010 - these are .jpgs! sorry!
Chinese Revolution Notes 4/18/2014 - these are .jpg files!
Links for Reform and Collapse Worksheet:
There are some fascinating yet truly disturbing videos online about nuclear testing and other
aspects of the Cold War. Some are listed as follows:
Cold War in 9 Minutes video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVqziNV7dGY
Tiananmen Square - Thanks to Dylan B. for finding this PBS special on the Tank Man
to learn more about the protests at Tiananmen Square in 1989 in China. You can view the entire video online here.