The Birth of the Cold War. Power point compiled by Robert Martinez Primary Content Material: Americans (McDougal Littell) Images and photographs as cited. Rock and Roll.
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Power point compiled by Robert Martinez
Primary Content Material: Americans (McDougal Littell)
Images and photographs as cited.
A form of American popular music that evolved in the 1950s out of rhythm and blues, country, jazz, gospel, and pop: this American music spread worldwide (diffusion) having significant impacts on social dancing, clothing fashions, and expressions of protest.
Soviet tanks in Hungary.
In an attempt to break the blockade, American and British officials started the Berlin airlift to fly food and supplies into West Berlin. For 327 days, planes took off and landed every few minutes, around the clock.
Berlin wall construction, 1961.
The twelve members of NATO pledged military support to one another in case any member was attacked. For the first time in history, the United States had entered into a military alliance with other nations during peacetime.
The Soviet Union responded by creating the Warsaw Pact with its Eastern European satellites in 1955.
Warsaw Pact members indicated in red.
Just when American statesman believed they had checked the spread of Communism in Europe, the world’s most populous nation turned Communist in China.
After WWII, Korea had been divided into two zones: in North Korea a Communist government was established; South Korea was given a non-Communist government. In 1950, North Korea invaded South Korea.
the message of this illustration.
Incorporate the ideas of the Cold War