3. Theme 3 - Cold War Crises

Theme 3: Cold War crises

This theme involves studying Cold War crises. A crisis is considered to be an event when there was a clear escalation of tension between the superpowers

Students need to be able to examine and compare the causes, impact and significance of two Cold War crises from two different regions.

In addition, other Cold War Crises can be found at the links below:

The Korean War (Asia region):  ATL: Theme 1 - Rivalry, Mistrust and Accord and ATL: Containment under Truman and Eisenhower and ATL: The Korean War and its impact 

Czechoslovakia, 1968 (Europe region): ATL: Khrushchev and Brezhnev

Soviet invasion of Afghanistan (Asia region): ATL: Khrushchev and Brezhnev and ATL: Afghanistan 1979 - 1992 

The Suez Crisis (Middle East region): 2. Arab-Israeli conflicts, 1956 to 1973 

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