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1 . Thanks so much for purchasing this product! Interactive Notebooks are an amazing way to get your students engaged and active in their learning! The graphic organizers and foldables in this resource are designed to be folded, cut, glued, & written-on to enhance your instruction of history. It s always amazing to see the creativity some of your students will put into their creations! If you have any questions about this or any resource, don t hesitate to contact me by clicking on any of these:

2 The Early Cold War Vocabulary Foldable Directions: Cut out this foldable graphic organizer along the dotted lines and then fold and glue into your notebook. Underneath each term write a definition in your own words on one side and then draw a picture to represent the term on the other side of the flap. Iron Curtain Truman Doctrine Glue here into Your Notebook Berlin Airlift Marshall Plan NATO Warsaw Pact United Nations 38 th Parallel Berlin Wall McCarthyism HUAC

3 Directions: The Iron Curtain was the symbolic division of Europe between communist countries under the Soviet Union s influence in the east and more open counties in the west. Cut out and label the map below and color it based on the key. Then cut out the Iron Curtain and glue it in the appropriate place between the 2 sides.

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5 Directions: After Germany s surrender in World War II, the country, and its capital Berlin, were divided into 4 occupation zones by the Allied countries. While France, England, and the US desired to rebuild their territories to be strong democratic allies, the Soviet Union wished to keep its former enemy weak and divided. As a result, they cut off the east and trapped those in West Berlin. Color the maps below to show the occupied regions of Germany, then complete the box on the Berlin Airlift. What? Why? Result? France England America Soviet Union

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7 Directions: The Marshall Plan was America s initiative to help Europe rebuild after World War II. The US gave $17 billion in economic support to the democratic countries of Western Europe. A popular poster supporting it (seen at right) used a windmill to demonstrate how all democracies should work together. Cut out the graphic organizer below and paste into your notebook so the windmill s fans can be lifted up. Underneath each, describe that aspect of the Marshall Plan. The Marshall Plan c

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9 Directions: After World War II ended and the Cold War was beginning, new international organizations came about for both peace and defense. Cut out the graphic organizer below along the dotted lines and paste into your notebook so that the 3 flaps can be lifted up. On top of each flap, draw a picture or symbol to represent that organization. Under the flap, write down its purpose, who its members were, and what it did.

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11 Directions: President Harry Truman began a new policy toward communism known as Containment. This involved various strategies to prevent the spread of communism abroad. Cut out the folder and glue it into your notebook. Then cut out each file and describe how the US tried to contain communism there and place them into the folder. Containment Files

12 Truman Policy Samples

13 The Later Cold War Vocabulary Foldable Directions: Cut out this foldable graphic organizer along the dotted lines and then fold and glue into your notebook. Underneath each term write a definition in your own words on one side and then draw a picture to represent the term on the other side of the flap. Sputnik Glue here into Your Notebook The Later Cold War Illustrated Vocabulary Bay of Pigs Invasion Brinksmanship Cuban Missile Crisis Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Hawks Doves Tet Offensive Kent State Massacre Watergate Fall of the Berlin Wall

14 Directions: Perhaps the tensest moment of the entire Cold War was the Cuban Missile Crisis in October This 13 day confrontation between the US and Soviet Union almost led to a nuclear war. Cut out the graphic organizer below along the dotted lines and fold to create a trifold missile.

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16 Comparing the Vietnam and Korean Wars Directions: America fought 2 wars (or conflicts to be more specific) during the Cold War. One in Korea and one in Vietnam. Both were intended to stop the spread of communism but had different results. Cut along the dotted lines and place glue only behind the title so that the 3 parts can be folded up and down. Underneath each flap, write characteristics that apply to that conflict and then some that apply to both. Think about reasons for the war, when it was fought, how, people involved, effects, perspectives on them, and their results. Vietnam War Both Korean War

17 Directions: The Vietnam War was unique in that it was one of the first American wars to see widespread opposition. Americans who protested against the war were known as Doves while supporters of the war were called Hawks. Cut out the graphic organizer below and fill out each thought bubble with each group s beliefs on the war. Then describe what they saw the other group as in the boxes at the bottom. Doves Seen as: Hawks Seen as:

18 Perspectives on the Vietnam War Sample

19 Yalta Complete the drawing of the Big 3 at Yalta, then create speech bubbles for each to say what they wanted after WWII. Army McCarthy Hearings Who was Joseph McCarthy and what was he known for? What happened to McCarthy as a result of the hearings? Korean War Why did the US go to war in Korea? Add some graffiti to this drawing of the Berlin Wall, then describe who Built it and why is the space below Bay of Pigs Invasion What was the Bay of Pigs Invasion? What was the result of the war? Was it a success or failure? Why? Finish this drawing of the sign marking the border: Directions: Cut out the timelines and glue them across 2 pages in your notebook so that it reads Timeline of the Cold War across the top of the 2 pages. The year 1945 should be on the far left and 1990 on the far right. Then complete the boxes by answering the questions, providing the information, or drawing pictures.

20 Vietnam War What made the Vietnam War so difficult? Fall of the Berlin Wall Draw a picture of the Berlin Wall being torn down: What was the Tet Offensive? How did the US finally end the war? Nixon Visits China Why did President Nixon visit China? Glasnost & Perestroika What were Glasnost & Perestroika? Collapse of the Soviet Union What prompted the collapse of the Soviet Union? Draw a picture to symbolize Either glasnost or perestroika. Who became the new leader of Russia?

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22 The Civil Rights Movement Vocabulary Foldable Directions: Cut out this foldable graphic organizer along the dotted lines and then fold and glue into your notebook. Underneath each term write a definition in your own words on one side and then draw a picture to represent the term on the other side of the flap. Brown v. Board of Ed. Glue here into Your Notebook The Civil Rights Movement Illustrated Vocabulary Desegregation Montgomery Bus Boycott Civil Disobedience March of Washington Civil Rights Act Voting Rights Act Freedom Riders Massive Resistance SNCC Black Panthers

23 Directions: The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a significant event in beginning the Civil Rights Movement. It began in 1955 with Rosa Parks and finally ended a year later when a Supreme Court ruling stated segregated busing was illegal. Cut out this newspaper template below and glue into your notebook. Then complete the picture to show what happened by adding drawings and a caption. Then write a headline and brief article describing the boycott, including why it began, how, and key people involved. The Montgomery City News

24 Montgomery Bus Boycott Sample

25 Directions: The March on Washington in 1963 became one of the most important events in America s history. It was here that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous I Have a Dream speech at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Cut out the graphic organizer below. On the protest signs, create messages stating what the marchers wanted. What was the purpose of the March on Washington? In Dr. King s speech bubble, highlight key points from his speech. At the bottom, describe the significance of the event. Significance

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27 Directions: As the Civil Rights Movement picked up support, important pieces of legislation supporting Civil Rights were passed. The first came about in a ruling by the Supreme Court in the Brown v. Board of Education case. A decade later, came the 24 th Amendment, Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Voting Rights Act of Cut out the graphic organizer below along the dotted lines. On top of the paper, draw a picture or symbol to represent that legislation and underneath describe what it did and the result that it had.

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29 Directions: Cut out the timeline below and paste into your notebook, Then cut out each event and match it to the correct place on the timeline.

30 52 Americans are taken hostage at the US embassy in Iran and held for 444 days. Wars in Iraq & Afghanistan begin to combat terrorism. Iran-Contra Affair uncovers Reagan administration trading arms for hostages and funneling money to Nicaraguan Contras. George H. W. Bush elected president. The Patriot Act is passed giving the government greater surveillance powers. Cut out the boxes to the left and add them to the correct place on the timeline in your notebook Operation Desert Storm begins in the Persian Gulf after Iraq invades Kuwait. Bill Clinton elected president. NAFTA creates a free trade agreement between the USA, Canada, and Mexico. Republicans sweep midterm elections after Clinton scandal. George W. Bush elected president. Ronald Reagan is elected president and begins the Reagan Revolution. Sandra Day-O Connor becomes the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court. 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.

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