Causes of the Cold War
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Writing Assignment: Defending Soviet Policies
As American policymakers asked American taxpayers to support the unprecedented levels of military spending called for in NSC-68, they described the unique character of the Soviet threat. In this exercise, your students will draw upon their readin...
Document Analysis: Debating Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech
Winston Churchill's 1946 "Iron Curtain" speech, delivered in Fulton, Missouri, is considered a crucial element in the formation of American Cold War attitudes. In this exercise, your students will give the speech a critical reading and debate how...