Soviet-Afghanistan War & Second Cold War

For teaching Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Superpower Relations and the Cold War 1941-1991

Whole lesson plus accompanying work booklet on ‘Why didn’t the détente of 1969-1979 last?’ looking at the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan

This lesson includes;

  • Reasons for the invasion
  • Moscow Olympics
  • Ronald Reagan and the Second Cold War
  • SDI (Star Wars)
  • 20 question quiz with answers!

Includes TWO exam style questions!

This lesson requires access to the Pearson Cold War textbook

Please review if you purchase and check out my other Cold War lessons and resources.

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  • Cover-Page---Booklet.pptx

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