Monday, November 28, 2016

New History Unit

This week we will be beginning to look at the state of the world after WWII. Over the next few weeks, students should be able to discuss the following topics:

• Post-WWII devastation in Europe, Marshall Plan, Bretton Woods Conference
• Western fear of communist expansion, Soviet fear of capitalist influences
• Truman Doctrine, policy of containment of communism Formation of NATO, Warsaw Pact The “Iron Curtain” (Churchill) Berlin Airlift Eastern European resistance, Hungarian Revolution, Berlin Wall, Prague Spring

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