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Cold War
This resource page contains information on the Cold War. It is intended for a high school audience.
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Soviet Intervention: Afghanistan Timeline

Soviet Intervention: Afghanistan Timeline | Cold War | Scoop.it
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BBC World News provides a chronology of key events for Afghanistan.

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The Wars for Viet Nam: 1945 - 1975

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This website is developed and maintained by Vassar College. It covers the war in great detail. Other web resources are also provided.

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

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Explanation of  Nato and Warsaw Pact

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The Hungarian Uprising of 1956

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Hungary in 1956 seemed to sum up all that the Cold War stood for.
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A brief overview of the Hungarian Uprising of 1956.

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Comecon -- Library of Congress

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This web page created by the Library of Congress gives a brief overview on Comecon (Council for Mutal Economic Assistance).

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The Korean War: 1950-1953 - Office of the Historian

The Korean War: 1950-1953 - Office of the Historian | Cold War | Scoop.it
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An overview of the Korean War from the American perspective.

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

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Tiananmen Square News - The New York Times

Tiananmen Square News - The New York Times | Cold War | Scoop.it
World news about Tiananmen Square. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.
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This site provides news about Tiananmen Square, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.

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Origins of the Cold War 1945-49

This site explores the origins of the Cold War. Specific topics include: Causes, Truman Doctrine/Marshall Plan, Berlin Blockade, Korean War

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This site was constructed by John Clare for his students. Although this site was intended to help students complete specific assignments, it does include facts, sources, and web links that will be helpful to you.

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Berlin Airlift (1948-49) News - The New York Times

Berlin Airlift (1948-49) News - The New York Times | Cold War | Scoop.it
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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Cuban Missile Crisis & Canada's Role

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Diefenbaker Canada Centre: A virtual exhibition

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

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Cold War - Timeline

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This class wiki provides a simple but clear timeline for the Cold War (from 1945 - 1989). It also provides brief overviews of other Cold War topics. 

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Cold War - Directory & Information

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This sites provides many online resources which will help you with your project. Scroll through the listed resources, look for links that best suit your topic. eg. Cuban missile crisis or Hollywood Blacklist (Red Scare).

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McCarthyism & Red Scare

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McCarthyism & Red Scare Learning Guide. McCarthyism & Red Scare analysis by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley
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This shmoop page provides the following: summary, analysis, timeline, people, facts and photos on McCarthyism and Red Scare.

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Early-Cold-War-Event: The Czechoslovakian Uprising of 1968

Early-Cold-War-Event: The Czechoslovakian Uprising of 1968 | Cold War | Scoop.it
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This wikispaces site provides a solid overview of the Czechoslovakian Uprising of 1968.

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Council for Mutual Economic Assistance - Encyclopedia.com

Council for Mutual Economic Assistance - Encyclopedia.com | Cold War | Scoop.it
Get information, facts, and pictures about Council for Mutual Economic Assistance at Encyclopedia.com.
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Facts, information, pictures and articles about Council for Mutual Economic Assistance.

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EDSITEment: Cold War Resource Links

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A resource list on the Cold War, compiled by EDSITEment. This resource list contains a variety of web sources for both teachers and students.

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Bay of Pigs Invasion

Bay of Pigs Invasion

 

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This Khan Academy web page provides a variety of sources (visuals, videos, Q & A) on the Bay of Pigs Invasion as well as links to other Cold War topics.

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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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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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How the Cold War Developed 1949-63

This web page focuses on , U2 Crisis, Berlin Wall, and Cuban Missiles Crisis.

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This site was developed by John Clare so that students could complete specific assignments. However, it is also useful to you because it provides basic facts, sources, and web links.

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Berlin Blockade

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This site provides facts, historical sources, weblinks and brief explanations. These sources have been compiled for students.

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A user-friendly overview of the Berlin Blockade. It includes weblinks, descriptors and images associated with the topic.

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This article uses propaganda to mock the situation between the soviets and the allied powers in occupied Berlin.

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Cold War

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Explore the history of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, a rivalry that lasted for much of the second half of the 20th century.
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This is another good place to begin your research. Scroll down and consider the "More to Explore" and / or "Contents" section of this site when researching your topic.

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Cuban Missile Crisis

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This interactive site on the Cuban Missle Crisis explores Kennedy's options and explains why he did or did not choose a particular option during the crisis.

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Post World War: Victors and Cold War

Index: World events and ideas from the end of World War II to the present.
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This web page provides an overview of key events and topics pertinent to the Cold War. It covers the International Relations, UN, Korean War, the Bay of Pigs and so on.

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