Unit #9 - The Cold War
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Unit #9 TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #9 TEST
Monday, Jan. 28
Tuesday, Jan. 29
Wednesday, Jan. 30
Thursday, Jan. 31
Friday, Feb. 1
Monday, Feb. 4
Tuesday, Feb. 5
Wednesday, Feb. 6
Thursday, Feb. 7
Friday, Feb. 8
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Daily Activities
Monday, Feb. 11
Tuesday, Feb. 12
Wednesday, Feb. 13
Thursday, Feb. 14
Friday, Feb. 15
Unit #9 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
Unit #9 - The Cold War
US.2 History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in U.S. history from 1877 to the present. The student is expected to:
    US.2B Identify the major eras in U.S. history from 1877 to the present and describe their defining characteristics. Readiness Standard
    US.2D Explain the significance of the following years as turning points: ...1957 (Sputnik launch ignites U.S.-Soviet space race)...1991 (Cold War ends)... Supporting Standard
US.8 History. The student understands the impact of significant national and international decisions and conflicts in the Cold War on the United States. The student is expected to:
    US.8A Describe U.S. responses to Soviet aggression after World War II, including the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization,
           the Berlin airlift, and John F. Kennedy's role in the Cuban Missile Crisis. Readiness Standard
    US.8B Describe how Cold War tensions were intensified by the arms race, the space race, McCarthyism, and the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), the findings of
           which were confirmed by the Venona Papers. Supporting Standard
    US.8C Explain reasons and outcomes for U.S. involvement in the Korean War and its relationship to the containment policy. Readiness Standard
US.19 Government. The student understands changes over time in the role of government. The student is expected to:
    US.19E Evaluate the pros and cons of U.S. participation in international organizations and treaties. Supporting Standard
In Unit #9 students will investigate the events surrounding the cold war between
the United States and the Soviet Union.  The class will learn about the Berlin
Blockade/Airlift, the Berlin Wall, the Korean Conflict, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.  
Students will  examine U.S. policies toward communism.  They will also investigate the
nuclear arms race and the space race.  The class will compare and contrast Free
Enterprise with Command Style Economics.  Students will evaluate the economic effects
of the cold war on both the U.S. and the U.S.S.R.  They will also study the roles of
important people such as John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Nikita Kruschev, and Josef
DBQ: Containment of Communism
DBQ: Containment
DBQ: Cuban Missile Crisis
DBQ: Cuban Missile Crisis
Cuban Missile Crisis
The Berlin Wall
Korean Conflict
Cold War at Home
Beginnings of the Cold War
The Cold War Ends
Reading: Ch 21-1
Reading: Ch 28-4
Reading: Ch 21-3
Reading: Ch 21-2
Cuban Missile Crisis
Korean Conflict
Berlin Blockade/Airlift
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Comparing USA and USSR
Two Super Powers
Cuba Timeline
Berlin Wall
Cold War
Korean Conflict
The Soviet Union
Making Connections
Reading: Ch 23-2
Reading: Ch 21-4
Study Guide
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Analyzing the Cold War
Reading Review
Space Race
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Reading Review
Berlin Wall
Berlin Wall
Berlin Blockade/Airlift
Joe McCarthy
Are We Going Back to the Cold War?
Nuclear Arms
Policy of Containment
Read: Chapter 13-1
Origins of the Cold War
Read: Chapter 13-2
Early Cold War Years
Read: Chapter 13-3
American Society
Read: Chapter 13-4
Eisenhower's Policies
Read: Chapter 15-2
JFK & Cold War
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