From World War to Cold War. The Rise of the Superpowers. Warm Up. Oppenheimer on Atomic Age Oppenheimer is known as one of the two “fathers of the atomic bomb” 1. Are you surprised by his reaction to viewing his creation? Why or why not? 2. What does he mean by saying “I am become death”
The Rise of the Superpowers
Oppenheimer is known as one of the two “fathers of the atomic bomb”
A superpower is a powerful state (country) that has the ability to influence events and project power on a worldwide scale.
USSR: United Soviet Socialist Republic (aka the Soviet Union)
1. Have American ideals facing off against Soviet ideals
2. Detail the series of events in the movie/show/commercial
3. Explain (in full paragraph) how it represents the Cold War Superpower standoff.