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Detente and Cooperation Worksheet

Detente and Cooperation Worksheet

A worksheet overing the causes and events of the period of Détente and Cooperation between the USA and the Soviet Union. Students must fill in the gaps using the words inside the key term bank on the top of the worksheet. Perfect for memorising key dates and facts as this is one of the key sections in the End of the Cold War. Suitable for the Edexcel GCSE (9-1) specification, ‘Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941-91’.
hardeep118118
Stasiland - Close study of a passage:  Miriam's escape aattempt

Stasiland - Close study of a passage: Miriam's escape aattempt

This activity analyses the passage from Stasiland when Miriam Weber attempts to escape from East Berlin to West Berlin over the Berlin Wall. It focuses on language, building suspense, humour, effects of light and dark, style, juxtaposing the younger and older Miriams as storytellers, and the impact of the narrrator asking questions in her narrative.
WayneWoods
Stasiland - Piecing together the dark legacy

Stasiland - Piecing together the dark legacy

Wired ezine article, Piecing together the dark legacy of East Germany’s secret police. Excellent resource for understanding the computerisation of destroyed Stasi records and the uses of these records. Supports the teaching of Anna Funder’s text, Stasiland. The last activity involves students evaluating whether the enormous cost involved in this reconstruction process is worth the result.
WayneWoods
Cold War Unit Foldable & Interactive Notebook Collection Activities

Cold War Unit Foldable & Interactive Notebook Collection Activities

Cold War Unit Foldable Collection: This collection includes 11 (fully editable) high-interest activities. All of these activities can be used in or out of your interactive notebook and are meant to supplement your Cold War lessons. All activities can be completed using ANY history textbook or internet. Great as Exit Card, homework activities or to supplement a lesson! This collection includes: Cold War “Ice Cube” ~A Vocabulary Foldable Activity~ (Includes: Cold War, satellite nations, containment, Marshall Plan, Truman Doctrine, NATO, Warsaw Pact and Iron Curtain) Important Meetings Post WWII ~Foldable~ (Potsdam, Yalta, United Nations, International Military Tribunal) Cold War Strategies: How the Cold War was Fought ~Foldable~ (Includes: Foreign Aid, Surrogate Wars, Brinkmanship, Espionage, Multi-National Alliance, propaganda) - NATO versus Warsaw Pact ~Foldable~ Identifying the differing perspectives of the USA and Soviet Union Post- WWII ~Foldable~ USA and S.U. Achievements in Space ~Foldable~ 1950’s “The Happy Days” ~A Document Based Foldable Activity~ Baby Boom ~Interactive Notebook & Creative Activity~ Vietnam Map Activity (Great as an intro to the Vietnam War) ~Foldable~ Korean Map Activity (Great as an intro to the Korean War) ~Foldable~ Marshall Plan ~A Document Based Flip-book Activity~ BONUS: I have included a Bonus “Divided Germany-Post WWII” Map Activity!
learningisapassion
Stasiland - Cold and Stark - Ezine article on Hohenschonhausen Prison

Stasiland - Cold and Stark - Ezine article on Hohenschonhausen Prison

Hohenschonhausen Prison in East Berlin was a secret prison where dissidents were held, interrogated and tortured by the Stasi. This ezine article contains external photographs of the prison, photographs of the surveillance, interrogation and holding facilities. I have included extracts from Anna Funder’s Stasiland in which the author is taken on a tour of these rooms. The activities focus on the role of the facility in enforcing Stasi control over the German Democratic Republic. The resource can be used as part of a unit of work on the non-fiction text, Stasiland, as part of a unit on the Cold War, or as part of a unit on human rights.
WayneWoods
Complete  Unit - Superpower Relations -  Edexcel 9-1

Complete Unit - Superpower Relations - Edexcel 9-1

16 fully resourced lessons for the Edexcel 9-1 Superpower Relations and the Cold War Unit which cover the whole topic. There are several worksheets/PowerPoints and activity sheets in each of the 16 lessons, including exam questions.
Morma
Fidel Castro and the Cuban Missile Crisis

Fidel Castro and the Cuban Missile Crisis

Made for VCE History Unit 2. Details who Castro was, rise to power, Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis. Also includes youtube link to cute 2 min clip of Cuban Missile Crisis told through Batman and Superman.
josayer14
Development of modern warfare in 109 historial sources from 1914 to 1960

Development of modern warfare in 109 historial sources from 1914 to 1960

This outstanding resource which spans 21 pages and includes 109 historical sources, describes how modern warfare has developed from 1914 to 1960. It covers everything from the war of movement in 1914 to the stalemate, development of new tatics on the Western Front to Blitzkrieg, War at Sea, rador, sonar area bombing and the development of the atomic bomb and the cold war arms race. If you are a history teaching looking for a rich resource from which you can easily adapt maps, diagrams, primary and secondary resources, then this is the one resource that you will want in your teachers toolkit! Kind Regards Roy
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