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Unit 6: Modern World History

Lesson A: 20th Century Global Politics - The Cold War

Activator: The World 1945-Present

Directions: Select each continent to preview some of the events from this time period.


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Classroom Activity - Modern World History

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Directions: Prepare a response to the discussion questions below. Follow your teacher’s directions to participate in your class discussion.

  • How do the events listed from the period 1945 to the present show the influence of communist beliefs in world events?
  • Predict how democratic countries responded to these events given what you already know about the Cold War.
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