Cold War

13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis

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13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis is a nail-biting, theme saturated two-player strategy game about the Cuban Missile Crisis. Your fate is determined by how well you deal with the inherent dilemmas of the game, and the conflict.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
45 min.
13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis

1945, Part 5: The Future Takes Shape (2005)

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"This series documents the struggles of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin in the last year of World War II as each sought to impose his conception of the post-war world on the others. The war would soon be over, but who would win the peace and dominate the world?

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:45
1945, Part 5: The Future Takes Shape

The Police Wars (2004)

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Two programs:
The Cold War

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:56
The Police Wars

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

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.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:30
Cold War

Castro and the Cuban Revolution (2005)

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This exciting series examines the underlying causes and dramatic effects associated with revolutions throughout world history. Join us as we explore the revolutionary philosophies and strategies of world leaders, and determine the social, political and economic conditions that helped spark popular uprisings.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:23
Castro and the Cuban Revolution

Twilight Struggle

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In 1945, unlikely allies toppled Hitler's war machine, while humanity's most devastating weapons forced the Japanese Empire to its knees in a storm of fire. Where once there stood many great powers, there now stood only two - the United State and the Soviet Union.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
120 min.
Twilight Struggle

Postwar Tension and Triumph (2008)

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After World War II, the United States experienced domestic prosperity through a huge baby boom, suburban migration, and advances in science and medicine. In the midst of this prosperity, many Americans were denied the same opportunities to attain the American Dream.

Grade Level: 
High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Postwar Tension and Triumph