Ohio Test Prep
Unit 6. The Cold War
6. Cold War America
Summarize how atomic weapons have changed the nature of war, altered the balance of power and started the nuclear age.
Analyze the policy of containment the United States followed during the Cold War in response to the spread of communism.
Explain how the Second Red Scare and McCarthyism reflected Cold War fears in American society.
Analyze how the Cold War and conflicts in Korea and Vietnam influenced domestic and international politics between the end of World War II and 1991.
Explain how the collapse of communist governments in Eastern Europe and the USSR brought an end to the Cold War era.
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