Unit 10: The Cold War
(Vietnam and Cold War)
Read War Breaks out in Korea and Vietnam, and answer the following questions:
1) What effects did the Korean war have on the Korean people and nation?
2) What actions might the United States have justified by the domino theory?
3) What was one of the effects of Pol Pot’s efforts to turn Cambodia into a rural society?
4) What role did the policy of containment play in the involvement of the United States in wars in Korea and Vietnam?
Read Cold War Part 1, and answer the following questions:
1) What was Truman's major reason for offering aid to other countries
2) Why might Winston Churchill use "iron curtain" to refer to the division between the east and the west?
3) What Soviet Actions led to the Berlin Airlift?
4) How did the U.S. policy of brinkmanship contribute to the arms race?