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Unit 12 The Twenith Century

Chapter 38 The Cold War Era

1945 AD - 1989 AD


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Day 1
Topic  38-1 An Uneasy Peace
Objective
Describe reasons for the cold war and cite examples of cold war crisis.
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes
Classwork-Homework
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Terms to Learn
Cold War:
state of hostility without fighting
Satellite Nations:
country controlled by a stronger neughboring country
Blockaded:
closed off
Airlift:
carrying supplies in by aircraft

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People to Know
Fidel Castro: Connuist leader of Cuba

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Atlas of the World

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Atlas of the World  pp. 116-117

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readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 38-1 An Uneasy Peace pp. 625-629
Western Europe
The Start of the Cold War
After World War II ended, a cold war developed between the United States and the Soviet Union.
Berlin
The first crisis took place during the 1948 blockade of Berlin.
Korea
The cold war turned hot when North Korean soldiers invaded South Korea, and U.N. troops led by the United States intervened in the conflict.
Cuba
The 1959 Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro brought a communist government to Cuba.
Vietnam
Vietnam was the site of a war between the North Vietnamese and South Vietnamese that lasted until 1975.
The Space Race

American Anti-Communism Propoganda  9:30  cartoon

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Day 2
Topic 38-2 Communist Powers
Objective
Discuss political and economic changes in the Soviet Union and China, especially in the 1980s.   
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes
Classwork-Homework
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Terms to Learn
Purge:
removal of indesirable members of the Communist Party
Hard-Liners:
people who stick to the rules regardless of circumstances
Capitalism:
production is privately owned
de-Stalinization:
attack on Stalin's policies
Glasnot:
openness
Perestroika:
restructuring the government and economy

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Sun Yat-sen: overthrew gov't; wanted  a free and democratic China
Chaing Kai-shek:
Mao-Zedong:
Deng Xiaoping:
Nikita Khrushchev:
Leonid Brezhnev:
Mikhail Gorbachev:

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Places to Locate

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 38-2 Communist Powers pp. 629-633
Revolution in China
China Under Mao
China After Mao
Changes in the Soviet Union

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Day 3
Topic 38-3 Developing Nations
Objective
Examine how developing nations in Afric, South America, Asia, and Latin America have struggled for political and economic independence.               
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes
Classwork-Homework
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Developing Nations:
liitle industry and most people poor
Civil Disobedience:
refusing to obey unjust laws
Subsistence Farmers:
produce only enough food for your family
Cash Crops:
crops sold in a regional or world market
Extended Families:
parents, children, and close relatives
Haciendas:
large ranches
Campesinos:
peasants


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Mohandis Gahandi:
Nehru:
Indira Ghandi:

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readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 38-3 Developing Nations pp. 634-642
India's Independence
India Since 1947
Malaysia
Independence in Africa
Ways of Life
Foreign Influence in Latin America
Domestic Changes in Latin America

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CASTRO
 
CHINESE LEADERS
 
COLD WAR
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COMMUNISM
 
GHANDI
 
RUSSIAN LEADERS
 
VIETNAM WAR
 

 

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