Click on the picture, read the passages (go to next page and read) and answer the following prompt:

What was the Truman Doctrine? What was the Marshall Plan?  What was NATO and Who was involved?  What was the meaning behind NATO? What significance or impact did ALL three play in the beginnings of the Cold War? 

Click on the picture and watch the film clip; Answer the following prompt:

Why was"The Space Race" so important?  
Who did it involve?  
Who is said to have won?  
What role  might space continue to play in achieving world peace? 

After reading the selected material by clicking picture; please create an extended response to following prompt:

Why was the euphoria of winning WWII so short?   WHAT (form of government) becomes an immediate threat to the world?  Which countries begin to collide? What plan does Stalin have that thwarts all advances towards global peace?  Aside from Russia, where else is the United States focusing on diplomacy and containment? 

Make sure when answering all of these questions, you are creating claims, providing evidence and warranting that evidence to your claim.  There are several parts to this question.  Pay close attention to detail and respond with an effective and thorough extended response.  THIS IS NOT A PERSONAL REFLECTION!

Knowing what we know about North Korea, does the same apply as it did in 1945  with the use of the Atomic bomb on Japan? (Dropping a bomb on North Korea)  Why or Why not?! Do you think all countries should have Nuclear capabilities? Why or Why not?  If you are unaware of what is going on in North Korea, research some of search engines.