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Cold War. Created by Tia Smith, Kimaya Davis, Kyesha Wadlington. Cold War. EQ: Where were the proxy wars? Who won them and why? How did the Cold War end? Thesis:

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Cold war

Cold War

Created by Tia Smith, Kimaya Davis, Kyesha Wadlington


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Cold War

  • EQ: Where were the proxy wars? Who won them and why? How did the Cold War end?

  • Thesis:

    During the Cold War; fought between the USA and the USSR, there were many proxy wars. Majority of the proxy wars took place in China, Greece, Korea, and Cuba. The USA came out more successful at the end of the Cold War due to technological advances and growth of the economy. The USSR on the other hand, had many internal issues that led to their downfall.


Proxy wars
Proxy Wars

1945-1949 Chinese Civil War

1946-1949 Greek Civil War

1948-1949 Berlin Blockade

1950-1953 Korean War

1961-1962 Cuba


Cold war

Nuclear Science and Weapons

SALT Talks

  • Manhattan Project

  • Rifles

  • Handguns

  • Machine guns

  • Grenades

  • Tanks

  • Bombers Aircraft

  • Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

  • refers to two rounds of bilateral talks and corresponding international treaties

    • the issue of armament control.

    • SALT I and SALT II.



Work cited
Work Cited

  • Powaski, Ronald E. The Cold War The United States and the Soviet Union, 1917-1991. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Questia. Web. 8 Feb. 2011.

  • "The Cold War." History Learning Site. Web. 08 Feb. 2011. <http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/suez.htm>.

  • Pike, John. "Cold War." GlobalSecurity.org - Reliable Security Information. Web. 08 Feb. 2011. <http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/cold_war.htm>.

  • Summy, Ralph, and Michael E. Salla, eds. Why the Cold War Ended: A Range of Interpretations. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.Questia. Web. 8 Feb. 2011.