Roots of the Cold War: Who is to Blame?
The Cold War
Students will, through analyzing primary documments, determine which country is responsible for starting the Cold War.
Task #1 – Quick review of the timeline of primary early Cold War Events.
Downloadable PDF -> Timeline of the Early Cold War
Task #2 – Now we are going to go through the questions we are going to answer in today’s reading activity.
Downloadable PDF -> Cold War – Reading the Primary Documents Actvity Questions
Task #3 – Having gotten familiar with the questions let us read through the primary sources now.
Downloadable PDF -> Cold War Primary Documents (unabridged)
Task #4 – Class discussion post reading
Downloadable PDF -> Cold War Class Discussion Questions
Teacher’s Note – Today’s lesson was adapted from the Stanford History Education Group
Downloadable PDF -> Cold War Lesson Plan on Primary Sources
This homework will be due this Friday (5-29-2015).
Downloadable PDF -> Cold War Discussion Questions
Don’t forget to go to m.socrative.com (room: a89559b4) and take your World War II exam. You have till this Sunday (5-31-2015) to do it.