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Cuban Missile Crisis & Canada's Role

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Diefenbaker Canada Centre: A virtual exhibition


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Nona Barker's curator insight, October 25, 2013 12:58 PM

Canada's role during the Cuban Missile Crisis is explored via this virtual exhibition.

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The Space Race

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During the 1950s and '60s, the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in a heated competition to see which superpower would dominate the exploration of space.

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Nona Barker's curator insight, October 25, 2013 1:54 PM

If you would like information on Sputnik and the moon landing, visit this page.

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Clouds Over Cuba

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Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.

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Vietnam War photos still powerful nearly 50 years later

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Horst Faas / APWomen and children crouch in a muddy canal as they take cover from intense Viet Cong fire, January 1, 1966. Paratroopers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade (background) escorted the civilians through a series of firefights during the U.S.

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American History - Part 200 - All About the Cold War

A major event in the Cold War was the Berlin Airlift. After World War Two, the United States and its allies divided Germany. Berlin was a part of communist E...
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9. NATO and the Warsaw Pact

NATO was set up in 1949 after the Berlin Blockade, this one explains the key causes, events and results of NATO and the Warsaw Pact which was the Soviet resp...

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Explanation of  Nato and Warsaw Pact

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Nona Barker's curator insight, October 25, 2013 6:21 PM

In this video Matthew Langridge, a history teacher from England, explains the causes of NATO and the Warsaw Pact.

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BBC - History: Cold War

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What were the causes and events of the Cold War? What happened during the global superpower stand-off that brought the world to the brink of destruction?

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THE COLD WAR - PART 1: From World War to Cold War

For more information, or to order the "Cold War" DVD visit www.mediarichlearning.com. The epic struggle between Soviet communism and Western democracy and ca...
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Berlin Airlift (1948-49) News - The New York Times

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News about the Berlin Airlift (1948-49). Commentary and archival information about Berlin Airlift from The New York Times.

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This site also includes a list of resources from around the Web about the Berlin Airlift.

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Berlin Wall - Cold War Symbol Which Sealed Division Of Germany

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BERLIN (dpa) - The Berlin Wall, a grim Cold War symbol which sealed the post-war division of Germany and Europe, was built 40 years ago in a secret overnight operation which shocked and outraged the world.

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Nona Barker's curator insight, October 25, 2013 1:33 PM

This article found by Digital Journal staff explores the Berlin Wall and what it represents. It provides a brief overview of the building and collapse of the wall as well.

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Soviet Intervention: Afghanistan Timeline

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BBC World News provides a chronology of key events for Afghanistan.

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The Korean War

The Korean War lasted from 1950-1953. The Korean War came from classic Cold War confrontation and the people of Korea were to pay a terrible price in terms of casualties..
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History of the Cold War | Military Documentary

The Cold War, often dated from 1947 to 1991, was a sustained state of political and military tension between powers in the Western Bloc, dominated by the Uni...
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Ronald Reagan Speech Tear Down This Wall at the Brandenburg Gate

Ronald Reagan Speech Tear Down This Wall at the Brandenburg Gate. Ronald Reagan Speech Tear Down This Wall at the Brandenburg Gate video. This is President R...
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Cold War Stations Activitiy

Allows students to process 7 Cold War events through photographs, documents, and images.

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The Berlin Wall: Pictures From the Early Days of the Cold War

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Fifty years ago, LIFE traveled to Berlin to chronicle the construction of a wall. What the magazine's photographers found there was a barrier between worlds — and the brute symbol of the Cold War.

 

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Transmedia Project Recreates Cuban Missile Crisis for 50th Anniversary

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The Armageddon Letters, a transmedia project developed for the 50th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis, has been launched to deliver behind-the-scenes accounts of the October 1962 confrontation that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.

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