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Ch 26: AP World History Homework Help: The Cold War

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The Cold War and Other 20th Century World History chapter of this AP World History Homework Help course helps students complete their Cold War and 20th century history homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your Cold War and other 20th century world history homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your Cold War and other 20th century world history homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Causes of the Cold War
  • The Korean War
  • The Vietnam War
  • Desert Storm
  • Hindu-Muslim conflicts
  • Post-World War II science and technology
  • The Marshall Plan
  • Post-World War II Asia
  • The Iron Curtain
  • Glasnost and perestroika in the Soviet Union
  • Post-World War II Africa

18 Lessons in Chapter 26: AP World History Homework Help: The Cold War
The Cold War: Definition, Causes & Early Events

1. The Cold War: Definition, Causes & Early Events

The period of distrust between the Soviet Union and United States was known as the Cold War. Learn about the origins of the era, essential events and the shaping of the national security state.

United States Involvement in the Korean War: Causes and Effects

2. United States Involvement in the Korean War: Causes and Effects

The Korean War was a short but bloody war with more than five million casualties. Find out what caused this deadly and destructive war, how the United States came to be involved and how the war affected Korea and its allies.

The Vietnam War: Causes, Conflicts & Effects

3. The Vietnam War: Causes, Conflicts & Effects

The Vietnam War was the longest and most polarizing conflict in the history of the United States. Learn about the causes of the war as well as its effects on the United States.

The End of the Cold War and Desert Storm

4. The End of the Cold War and Desert Storm

In this lesson, we will learn about the end of the Cold War and the Gulf War - also known as Desert Storm. We'll learn what led to these events and highlight the key themes associated with them.

Muslim and Hindu Conflict in India and the Partition of India and Pakistan

5. Muslim and Hindu Conflict in India and the Partition of India and Pakistan

In this lesson, we will learn about religious tensions in India and the partition of India and Pakistan following British rule. We will see what led to these developments, and we will explore their context.

Mohandas Gandhi: Beliefs, Accomplishments & Assassination

6. Mohandas Gandhi: Beliefs, Accomplishments & Assassination

In this lesson, we will learn about the life of Mohandas Gandhi. We will learn what values he stood for, how he stood for them, and his lasting legacy.

Who was Jawaharlal Nehru? - Biography & Rule

7. Who was Jawaharlal Nehru? - Biography & Rule

In this lesson, we will learn about the life of Jawaharlal Nehru. We will learn about his role in India's independence movement, and about his lasting impact on Indian national politics.

Sputnik to the Internet: How Technology and Science Have Changed Society since WWII

8. Sputnik to the Internet: How Technology and Science Have Changed Society since WWII

In this lesson, we will highlight critical scientific and technological advances since the end of World War II. We will explore the profound effects these advances had upon society.

Communism and the Cuban Revolution: Castro, the Bay of Pigs & the Cuban Missile Crisis

9. Communism and the Cuban Revolution: Castro, the Bay of Pigs & the Cuban Missile Crisis

In this lesson, we will examine the relationship between communism and the country of Cuba. We will focus specifically on the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro's rise to power, the Bay of Pigs Invasion, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Post-War Europe: the Berlin Airlift & the Marshall Plan

10. Post-War Europe: the Berlin Airlift & the Marshall Plan

In this lesson, we will learn about the Marshall Plan and the Berlin Airlift. We will examine the conditions in postwar Europe that resulted in these events, and we will understand why they are important.

Post-War Asia: Korea's Partition & Reconstruction of Japan's Government

11. Post-War Asia: Korea's Partition & Reconstruction of Japan's Government

In this lesson, we will examine post-war Asia. We will specifically focus on the partition of Korea, and the occupation and reconstruction of Japan. We will understand why these events took place, and how their impact is felt to this day.

Post-War Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: The Descent of the Iron Curtain

12. Post-War Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: The Descent of the Iron Curtain

In this lesson, we will learn about some of the dynamic events that followed World War II in Eastern Europe. We will explore the descent of the Iron Curtain, and learn about the formation of the Eastern Bloc states.

Gorbachev's Policies of Glasnost and Perestroika: Explanation and Significance

13. Gorbachev's Policies of Glasnost and Perestroika: Explanation and Significance

In this lesson, we will examine Mikhail Gorbachev's reform policies of glasnost and perestroika. We will learn what led to these developments and see how they impacted the Soviet Union.

Changes in Africa After World War II

14. Changes in Africa After World War II

In this lesson, we will examine changes in Africa following World War II. We will discover what factors led to decolonization in the wake of World War II, and we will highlight the central themes surrounding African independence movements.

De Jure Segregation: Definition & Examples

15. De Jure Segregation: Definition & Examples

De jure segregation refers to the legal separation of groups in society. In this article, we look at famous examples and types of segregation in world history.

Indian Independence: History, Timeline & Movement

16. Indian Independence: History, Timeline & Movement

For nearly 200 years the British ruled over India. Learn how India won independence from one of the largest and most powerful empires in history, then test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Mikhail Gorbachev: Biography, Facts & Accomplishments

17. Mikhail Gorbachev: Biography, Facts & Accomplishments

Nobel Peace Prize winner for his assistance in the breakup of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Mikhail Gorbachev was the first President of the Soviet Union from 1990-1991.

Who was Mahatma Gandhi? - Life, Facts & Quotes

18. Who was Mahatma Gandhi? - Life, Facts & Quotes

Mahatma Gandhi was a dynamic figure in India's quest for independence and is best known for his use of nonviolent civil disobedience. Learn more about his life and influence through relevant background information as well as through his inspiring words.

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