Social Studies

Social Studies (X) - Transforming America: U.S. History Since 1877 (X) - Cold War (X)

Cold War (2005)

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After considering the status of American identity, freedom, and equality in 1945, we turn our attention to the emerging cold war. The development and application of the containment policy in Europe and Asia is assessed, and the fear of communism at home is examined.

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Middle
High
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00:30
Cold War

Pursuit of Happiness (2005)

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Although the cold war tensions persisted, most Americans were pursuing their vision of happiness in the late 1940's and 1950's. The expanding economy, the changing nature of work, suburban life, and the important strides toward ending segregation in America are explored.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:30
Pursuit of Happiness