Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Mrs. Bischoff ~ The Cold War Research

Definition of Cold War: 1) A state of political tension and military rivalry between nations that stops short of full-scale war, especially that which existed between the United States and Soviet Union following World War II.  2) A state of rivalry and tension between two factions, groups, or individuals that stop sort of open, violent confrontation.

You will be conducting research in preparation for a magazine page on the "Cold War".

See your class handout for more details on the assignment.

Available resources:

VRC Databases > History/Geography Section
  • ABC-CLIO World History/Modern Era (The Cold War Era)
  • SIRS Decades (1950's, 1960's, etc)
  •  Issues & Controversies in American History (NATO, Cuban Missile Crisis)
Ebook Collection (Access through Destiny Library Services
  • Communism and its Collapse 
  • Vietnam War
  • The Cold War
Print Collection (Search Destiny Library Catalog) 
  • The Cold War: A History in Documents
  • The Real History of the Cold War: A New Look at the Past
  • America, Russia, and the Cold War 1945-1984
  •  Encyclopedia of the Cold War- Political, Social, Military History
  •  and more.............................

See Mrs. Hatcher if you have any questions regarding additional resources.  

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