Kent State Shootings 1970 Study Notes

Kent State Shootings 1970 Study Notes

This is a simple and accessible handout in my Vietnam War series about the Kent State shooting in 1970. The resource: Explores the causes, events and consequences of the shooting. Examine’s Richard Nixon’s attitudes to students and protesters. Explores reasons for the growth in protest throughout the 1960s and 1970s.
Mojo1441
Cuban Revolution & Bay of Pigs - AQA GCSE: Conflict and tension, 1945-72

Cuban Revolution & Bay of Pigs - AQA GCSE: Conflict and tension, 1945-72

There are two lessons included in this resource. The first lesson looks at the background to the Cuban Revolution and how America responded to Castro’s communist government. The second lesson focuses on the Bay of Pigs event and the impact this event had on Cold War relations between East and West. Title of lesson 25: **How did the USA respond to the Cuban Revolution? ** Learning Objective: Assessing the consequences of the Cuban Revolution on the Cold War Title of Lesson 26: What happened at the Bay of Pigs? Learning Objective: **Assessing the impact of the Bay of Pigs invasion on the Cold War ** Link to AQA specification: Part Three: Transformation of the Cold War **Tensions over Cuba: Castro’s revolution, the Bay of Pigs. ** Please note: For one of the main activities on the Bay of Pigs lesson, I use page 72 of the green OUP textbook by Aaron Wilkes. However, any textbook that has a section on the background to the Bay of Pigs will be fine. This lesson is a free sample as part of my bundle that I have available on my profile. The bundle focuses on Part Three of the AQA GCSE specification on Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945-72 (the transformation of the Cold War). The bundle includes many more original and engaging resources for mixed ability classes. Check out the bundle in my shop! The link for the Part Three bundle can be found below: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-9-1-conflict-and-tension-between-east-and-west-1945-1972-lessons-21-29-11660896 Please leave a review and let me know your thoughts on my lesson. Much appreciated!
cenkemal4
Communist revolution in China - AQA GCSE: Conflict and tension, 1945-72

Communist revolution in China - AQA GCSE: Conflict and tension, 1945-72

Lesson Title: Why did the Cold War get colder in Asia? Learning Objective: **Describing the key events of the Chinese Revolution and ** Explaining the significance of events in Asia for superpower relations This lesson will teach students about hthe communist revolution in China in 1949. Students will learn about the Chinese leader Mao Zedong through teacher-led explanations. Students will carry out questioning of a source to start the lesson in order to make them think about communism spreading to Asia. Students will learn about the key events that occurred in China in 1949 and 1950 and explain why each event was significant to the Cold War by completing a map timeline to help them learn and understand the key factual information. (PLease note that any textbook can be used for this activity. However, I use pages 38 & 39 from the green OUP textbook by Aaron Wilkes). Students will then make a decision as to what event they thought was the most significant in China in affecting relations between East and West in the Cold War. Students will consolidate their learning in a written activity and there will be success criteria to model to the students how to write their answer (clear differentiation for all students to be able to access). This lesson is a free sample as part of my bundle that I have available on my profile. The bundle focuses on Part Two of the AQA GCSE specification on Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945-72 (the development of the Cold War). The bundle includes many more original and engaging resources for mixed ability classes. Check out the bundle in my shop! The link for the Part Two bundle can be found below: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-9-1-conflict-and-tension-between-east-and-west-1945-1972-lessons-12-20-11649745
cenkemal4
How did the Cold War start? - AQA GCSE: Conflict and tension, 1945-72

How did the Cold War start? - AQA GCSE: Conflict and tension, 1945-72

Lesson Title: How did the Cold War start? Learning Objective:** Describing the key differences between Capitalism and Communism and** Explaining why the contrasting ideologies led to the start of the Cold War This lesson will teach students about how the Cold War started, focusing particularly on the ideological differences between the two superpowers, Russia and America. Students will need to create 6 snap chat frames for either the ideology of capitalism or the ideology of communism. All of the information for both ideologies has been provided on the PowerPoint. Students will join another pair after they have completed their own ideology and present the ideologies to each other so that the class has a full understanding about both key ideologies and the contrasts between them. Students will then use this knowledge to complete a plenary activity whereby they must explain why these differences in ideology would lead the superpowers in to a Cold War. This lesson is a free sample as part of my bundle that I have available on my profile. The bundle focuses on Part One of the AQA GCSE specification on Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945-72 (the origins of the Cold War). The bundle includes many more original and engaging resources for mixed ability classes. Check out the bundle in my shop! The link for the Part One bundle can be found below: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-9-1-conflict-and-tension-between-east-and-west-1945-1972-lessons-1-11-11649724 Please let me know what you think of this free resource by leaving me a review. Much appreciated!
cenkemal4
All Course Notes for Conflict and tension between East and West, 1945-1972 (AQA GCSE History)

All Course Notes for Conflict and tension between East and West, 1945-1972 (AQA GCSE History)

This 4500-word resource is a summary of the content required for Conflict and tension between East and West, 1945-1972. It includes 3 main sections: 1. The origins of the Cold War Yalta and Potsdam conferences Reactions to Soviet Expansion Berlin Blockade and Airlift 2. The developmetn of the Cold War, 1948-1960 Korean War The Arms Race The Space Race NATO and the Warsaw Pact The ‘Thaw’ The Hungarian Uprising U-2 Crisis 3. Transformation of the Cold War, 1961-1972 Berlin Crisis Cuban Missile Crisis The Bay of Pigs Prague Spring Détente
alfiesimpson717
*Updated*  The Origins of the Cold War - Revision Resources

*Updated* The Origins of the Cold War - Revision Resources

Updated *Owing to marking the 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War • The end of the Second World War: Yalta and Potsdam Conferences; the division of Germany; contrasting attitudes and ideologies of the USA and the USSR, including the aims of Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt, Attlee and Truman; effect of the dropping of the atom bomb on post-war superpower relations. • The Iron Curtain and the evolution of East-West rivalry: Soviet expansion in East Europe; US policies; the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan, their purpose and Stalin’s reaction; Cominform; Comecon; Yugoslavia; the Berlin Blockade and Airlift.
liam0001
GCSE History Edexcel Revision Guide and Workbook: Superpower Relations and the Cold War

GCSE History Edexcel Revision Guide and Workbook: Superpower Relations and the Cold War

This is a 44 page word document which includes all of the content needed for the Edexcel Paper 2 ‘Superpower Relations and the Cold War 1941-91’. The Unit has been divided into 20 main topics along with example exam questions and revision tasks at the end of each topic. I have included the content page along with the resource so you can view the topic list for yourself, along with an image of a typical page of the revision guide.
RAResources
The Space Race - KS3 lesson

The Space Race - KS3 lesson

A fun and engaging lesson that is ideal for KS3 students. This lesson allows students to develop their knowledge and understanding of the following why the space race happened the achievements of both the USA and the USSR Students can form their judgement on who won the space race and produce a creative piece of work which is great for display. This is also the opportunity for students to analyse some historical sources as part of this lesson.
Brooksy1992
Cold War In Asia Bundle

Cold War In Asia Bundle

This includes a range of powerpoints and presentations for GCSE or A Level work on the Cold War in Asia. With elements of assessment, and from Kennedy to Nixon, this bundle covers some of the most important political, social and economic events of the 60’s an early 70’s.
joeyw1
Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos?

Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos?

Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos? Using sources and knowledge on worksheets/slides students will assess the actions of Nixon towards Cambodia and Laos. Was he morally right to bomb these people? and place? Was there any real political gain? or did it cause more harm than good? Pupils will also get the chance to work on an image and understand how it could be manipulated by both sides to suit their needs
joeyw1
How did Nixon change US policy in Vietnam?

How did Nixon change US policy in Vietnam?

How did Nixon change US policy in Vietnam? This offers two similar powerpoints but pitched at either GCSE or A Level (this requires some pages of Cold War in Asia textbook Hodder Education) to suit your needs. It looks at the policy of Vietnamisation, Madman Theory and the Paris Peace Conference with an excellent A3 table to trace the change of Nixon’s policy over his entire Presidency with some applicable assessment opportunity at the end.
joeyw1
Why did LBJ continue with the war in Vietnam?

Why did LBJ continue with the war in Vietnam?

This lesson introduces LBJ and invites pupils to explore his views on communism, the war in Vietnam and the reasons for his continuation of it. It encourages pupils to assess the nature of continuity and change from JFK to LBJ and the strength of the ‘Containment Trap’ . This requires the OCR Hodder education textbook - Cold War in Asia
joeyw1
Who gained the most from the Tet Offensive?

Who gained the most from the Tet Offensive?

This all inclusive Powerpoint details what the Tet Offensive was and its greater significance in the Vietnam War. Set against the backdrop of the Cold War, the central task requires pupils to think short term, long term and holistically at the event - analysing and assessing a range of points and evidence to decide which side benefited the most from the Tet Offensive. It is suitable and adaptable for GCSE or A Level with differentiated slides to be deleted and amended as required
joeyw1
If Kennedy would have lived - would he have got out of Vietnam?

If Kennedy would have lived - would he have got out of Vietnam?

This lesson can be adapted to suit the following courses A LEVEL OCR Cold War in Asia GCSE Edexcel - USA problems at home and abroad This requires the hodder - CW in Asia Textbook - cannot include for copyright reasons Whilst giving detailed slides of notes, it also provides students with a stimulating challenge of assessing the options available to JFK and builds on their assessment of significance and importance skills.
joeyw1
Cold War

Cold War

Range of resources which cover the Cold War from 1943-1970s. Includes assessments and homeworks.
franshah
Detente

Detente

Resources covering key events in the ending of the Cold War, including the role of China and SALT I. Exam tech is related to the new iGCSE Edexcel course, but could be easily altered. Includes assessments and homework.
franshah
Cold War 1960s

Cold War 1960s

Resources covering key events in the Cold War during the 1. Exam tech is related to the new iGCSE Edexcel course, but could be easily altered. Includes assessments and homework.
franshah
Cold War 1950s

Cold War 1950s

Resources covering key events in the Cold War during the 1950s. Exam tech is related to the new iGCSE Edexcel course, but could be easily altered. Includes assessments and homework.
franshah
Cold War 1945-49

Cold War 1945-49

resources covering key events in the Cold War 1945-49. Includes all resources and homework. Exam Qs are related to the new Edexcel iGCSE 9-1 spec, but could be easiy altered.
franshah
Causes of the Cold War GCSE

Causes of the Cold War GCSE

Resources which cover the causes of the Cold War. Exam tech is related to the Edexcel iGCSE 9-1 Spec, but could easily be adapted. Includes all resources and homeworks needed
franshah
YEAR 9 - Final Examination Paper

YEAR 9 - Final Examination Paper

All you need to test your students for the Year 8 History .Quiz, revision activities and a long exam paper. The topics that are covered are: World War 1, Interwar Years, World War 2 and Cold War. The duration of the paper is 1 hour and 30 minutes. Get it you will not regret it!
MrFokion
End of the Cold War and revision

End of the Cold War and revision

Briefly covers reasons the Cold War came to an end. Then, a ‘round the clock’ style activity in which students have packs covering the following topics: 1 – Communism vs. capitalism 2 – Superpower tensions 3 – The Iron Curtain 4 – The Berlin Blockade and airlift 5 – The Berlin Wall 6 – Tensions between Cuba and US 7 – USSR involvement 8 – Missiles discovered – US respond 9 – Bombs called off 10 –US and USSR détente (decrease of tensions) 11 – Gorbachev’s role 12 – European revolutions (inc. Berlin wall) 8 minutes per information sheet to make notes and use own knowledge to add further detail.
HistoryResourceBank
Try before you buy!

Try before you buy!

We have put together some samples of our work on the Cold War unit, so that you can see for yourself why teachers and students love our lessons!
HistoryResourceBank
The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis

Fully resourced lesson, with challenging source skills starter, questions throughout, main activity, extension tasks and plenary AfL. Easily printable resources within the ppt. Originally designed for Y9 High Ability. Lesson outcomes which are as follows: To identify the causes of the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962. To describe the events of the ‘thirteen days’. To evaluate the reasons why the Cold War did not turn ‘hot’ in 1962.
HistoryResourceBank
Why did the Cold War begin?

Why did the Cold War begin?

Fully resourced lesson, with challenging starter, main activity, extension tasks throughout and plenary AfL. Easily printable resources within the ppt. Originally designed for Y9 High Ability. Looks at the ideologies of capitalism and communism, and then lesson outcomes which are as follows: To identify why there were tensions between the Allies by 1945. To describe how the USSR gained control of Eastern Europe by 1947. To explain why the Cold War had broken out by 1948.
HistoryResourceBank
Was it right to bomb Hiroshima - BBC Guide - Supporting Worksheet

Was it right to bomb Hiroshima - BBC Guide - Supporting Worksheet

This is a supporting worksheet for the BBC Guide - Was it right to bomb Hiroshima? - http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zq7yg82 The resource was written for Ks4 as an independent/extension/ enrichment task but could be used at KS3 for more able students. This resource has been written in publisher to an A3 format and can be saved as a pdf for A4 printing.
callum2310
Korean War Memorial Design Competition

Korean War Memorial Design Competition

This lesson uses the real submissions for the Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C., as a form of revision. The students need to create their own selection criteria for the Memorial using their own knowledge. They then are able to critique the top four submissions as selected in the 1980s. An easy extension/homework exercise would be for students to design and explain their own memorial.
vkeitel