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Ch 32: The Cold War: Tutoring Solution

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The Cold War chapter of this High School World History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about this period after World War II. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving the Cold War required in a typical high school world history course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other world history work.
  • Identify the Cold War concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our world history tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the Cold War and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the Iron Curtain, the Korean War, McCarthyism or any other Cold War topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their history learning
  • Prefer learning history visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their Cold War unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in world history
  • Don't have access to their history teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the West's plan for a capitalist world economy.
  • Discuss the ascent of the Iron Curtain.
  • Explain the causes of the Cold War.
  • List the causes and effects of the Korean War.
  • Discuss the aims of the Red Scare.
  • Understand how the Cold War affected everyday life in America.
  • Describe the Cold War policies of Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy.

8 Lessons in Chapter 32: The Cold War: Tutoring Solution
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Post-War Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: The Descent of the Iron Curtain

1. 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.

The Cold War: Definition, Causes & Early Events

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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.

A Capitalist Plan for a World Economy & the Soviet Alternative

8. A Capitalist Plan for a World Economy & the Soviet Alternative

In this lesson, we explore the capitalist plans for the global economy of Western nations in the aftermath of WWII while also discovering the Eastern communist response.

Chapter Practice Exam
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