The Cold War
Other important elements of this unit:
Cold War Spies
Were we spying on each other???? OHH Yes we were. Here are some interesting stories of actual spying going on in America.
From the British
Cold War Spies Website
US News Article
PBS Spying Website
Other Cold War Resources
Schmoop Website of Links on the Red Scare
McCarthy to Truman and Truman back to McCarthy
Overview of the Red Scare and McCarthyism.
All Hollywood HUAC Testimony
Cuban Missile Crisis Extended Documentary
Follow this link to You Tube for a longer documentary about the Cuban Missile Crisis. We just did not have enough time in class, but it is a fascinating story, featuring lots of information that would be interesting for you to learn as you analyze the event.
The following link has lots of primary documents and information about the Cuban Missile Crisis. Audio and Video links will help you analyze this event.
JFK Library on the Cuban Missile Crisis