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Ch 20: The Cold War in America: Homework Help

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The Cold War in America chapter of this High School U.S. History Homework Help course helps students complete their Cold War 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 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 history homework with ease!

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

  • Causes of the Cold War
  • The Korean War's causes and effects
  • McCarthyism and the Red Scare
  • The Cold War's effects on everyday American life
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War
  • John F. Kennedy and the Cold War
  • Causes and effects of the Vietnam War

9 Lessons in Chapter 20: The Cold War in America: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

McCarthyism and the Red Scare: Definition, Causes & Effects

3. McCarthyism and the Red Scare: Definition, Causes & Effects

The fear of communism, known as the Red Scare, led to a national witch hunt for suspected communist supporters, which was known as McCarthyism. Learn about the rise of McCarthyism and the Red Scare, the impact of McCarthyism on American society and the legacy of the short-lived fear campaign.

The Cold War in America: Effects on Everyday Life

4. The Cold War in America: Effects on Everyday Life

Fear of communism and nuclear annihilation spread throughout the United States during the Cold War. Learn about the effects of the Cold War on everyday life and the determination of Americans to prepare for and combat the communist menace.

Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War

5. Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War

President Dwight D. Eisenhower entered office during an amplified period of the Cold War. Learn about Eisenhower's domestic and foreign agenda in dealing with the Cold War during the 1950s.

John F. Kennedy and the Cold War

6. John F. Kennedy and the Cold War

Upon entering office in 1961, President John F. Kennedy was tasked with the challenge of maintaining the upper hand in the United States' battle against communism. Learn about Kennedy's successes and failures in handling the Cold War.

The Vietnam War: Causes, Conflicts & Effects

7. 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.

Pros & Cons of the Cuban Embargo

8. Pros & Cons of the Cuban Embargo

The Cuban Embargo is pretty controversial; but why? In this lesson, we'll look at both the pros and the cons in this debate, and see what each side has to say.

Cuban Embargo: History & Economic Effects

9. Cuban Embargo: History & Economic Effects

The Cuban Embargo lasted for approximately fifty years and had a significant effect on the economy of the island nation. In this lesson, you will learn the history of the embargo and its economic effects.

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