Ch 27: History Alive Chapter 27: The Cold War & the Third World

About This Chapter

The Cold War & the Third World chapter of our TCI History Alive! World Connections Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with world history. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the textbook chapter on The Cold War & the Third World.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in The Cold War and the Third World chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the historical concepts you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the history topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • U.S. foreign policies in Guatemala and Chile during the Cold War
  • Communism's influence on the Cuban Revolution
  • Fidel Castro's role in the Cuban Revolution
  • Effects of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Bay of Pigs
  • Causes, conflicts and consequences of the Vietnam War
  • Communism's spread through Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
  • Effects of the Cold War in South Africa and in Nigeria

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5 Lessons in Chapter 27: History Alive Chapter 27: The Cold War & the Third World
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US Foreign Policy in Guatemala & Chile During the Cold War

1. US Foreign Policy in Guatemala & Chile During the Cold War

During the Cold War, one of the United States' main goals was to keep Communism out of the Western Hemisphere, specifically Latin America. This lesson outlines how this policy of containment impacted the countries of Guatemala and Chile.

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

2. 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.

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.

Communism Spreads During the Vietnam War: Cambodia and Laos

4. Communism Spreads During the Vietnam War: Cambodia and Laos

The fall of Cambodia and Laos in 1975 marked the end of the struggle to contain communism in Southeast Asia. Learn about the two nations, including their leaders, struggles and postwar actions, in this lesson.

Effects of the Cold War in South Africa & Nigeria

5. Effects of the Cold War in South Africa & Nigeria

The Cold War was a global conflict that impacted different places in different ways. In this lesson, we'll explore the legacy of the Cold War in South Africa and Nigeria.

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