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McCarthyism: The Cold War Impacts the Nation PowerPoint Presentation

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Item Number: 481
"Thorough resource!"Morgan M., September 29, 2016

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PowerPoint presentation: 21 slides

Objective: To examine the Red Scare of the 1950’s and beyond.

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 Topics Covered:

-       Soviets gain atomic weapons

-        Red Scare; fear of communism

-       Meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant

-       Execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

-       Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Red Scare

-       Cold War alliances

 Key Terms and People

-       Joseph Stalin

-       Igor Kurchatov

-       Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

-       Joseph McCarthy

-       Alger Hiss


-       Video clip: Fear of Communism (4:27)

-       Video clip: Bert the Turtle - "Duck and Cover" (9:15)

-       Video clip: Operation Crossroads at Bikini Atoll (1:25)

-       Video clip: Testing of an atomic cannon (1:17)

-       Video clip: Conviction of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (1:18)

-       Audio clip: Senator Joseph McCarthy responds to Edward R. Murrow on CBS’s See It Now

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