Unit 5: Crisis and Change
Lesson H: From Hot to Cold War
Activator: Changes in the Postwar World, 1945-1975
Directions: Select each continent to preview some of the events from this time period.
Classroom Activity - Changes in Postwar World
Directions: Prepare a response to the discussion questions below. Follow your teacher’s directions to participate in your class discussion.
- What are some common themes with the events shown from the post-war period of 1945-1965?
- Make a prediction about what roles different countries may have played in the beginning of the Cold War.
Select the link to review the Discussion Scoring Tool (pdf).