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1 Teacher Name Class Insert Billy Joel sound track “We didn’t start The Fire”

2 The Cold War Era 1949-1989 What really happened?

3 This period in history will be remembered for many events n The space race n Nuclear anxiety n Cuban Missile Crisis n Fear of Communism n Iron Curtain n Korean war n Vietnam

4 “It was a Cold War of words -- a time when nations were rallied by stirring speeches and trembled by ominous warnings.” WWW.CNN.COM

5 The following presentation is a brief but effective summary of what took place during the Cold War Era

6 “We Didn’t Start The Fire”

7 1949 n Harry S. Truman n Doris Day n Red China n Johnny Ray n South Pacific n Walter Winchell n Joe Dimaggio

8 1950 n Joe McCarthy n Richard Nixon n Studebaker n Television n North Korea n South Korea n Marilynn Monroe

9 1951 n Rosenburg n H-Bomb n Sugar Ray n Panmunjom n Brando n The King and I n The Catcher in the Rye

10 1952 n Eisenhower n Vaccine n England’s got a new Queen n Marciano n Liberace n Santayana good-bye

11 Chorus n We didn't start the fire It was always burning, Since the world's been turning. We didn't start the fire Well we didn't light it, But we tried to fight it.

12 1953 n Joseph Stalin n Malenkov n Nasser n Prokofiev n Rockefeller n Campanella n Communist Bloc

13 1954 n Roy Cohn n Juan Peron n Tosconini n Darcon n Dien Ben Phi falls n Rock around the clock

14 1955 n Einstein n James Dean n Brooklyn’s got a winning team n Davy Crockett n Peter Pan n Elvis Presley n Disneyland

15 1956 n Bardot n Budapest n Alabama n Kruschehev n Princess Grace n Peyton’s Place n Trouble in the Suez

16 Chorus n n We didn't start the fire It was always burning, Since the world's been turning. We didn't start the fire Well we didn't light it, But we tried to fight it.

17 1957 n Little Rock n Pasternok n Mickey Mantle n Kerouac n Sputnik n Chou En-Lai n Bridge on the River Kwai

18 1958 n Lebanon n Charles de Gaulle n California Baseball n Starkweather Homicide n Children of the Thalidomide

19 1959 n Buddy Holly n Ben Hur n Space Monkeys n Mafia n Hula Hoops n Castro n Edsel is a no go

20 1960 n U-2 n Syngman Rhee n Payola n Kennedy n Chubby Checker n Psycho n Belgians in Congo

21 Chorus n n We didn't start the fire It was always burning, Since the world's been turning. We didn't start the fire Well we didn't light it, But we tried to fight it.

22 1961 n Hemingway n Eichmann n Stranger in a Strange Land n Dylan n Berlin n Bay of Pigs Invasion

23 1962 n Lawrence of Arabia n British Beatlemania n Ole Miss n John Glenn n Liston beats Patterson

24 1963 n Pope Paul n Malcolm X n British Politician Sex n JFK blown away

25 Chorus n n We didn't start the fire It was always burning, Since the world's been turning. We didn't start the fire Well we didn't light it, But we tried to fight it.

26 1964-1989 n Birth Control n Ho Chi-Minh n Richard Nixon back again n Moonshot n Woodstock n Watergate n Punk Rock n Begin n Reagan n Palestine n Terror on the airlines n Ayatollahs in Iran n Russians in Afghanistan n Wheel of Fortune n Sally Ride n Heavy Metal n Suicide n Foreign debt n Homeless vets n AIDS n Crack n Bernie Goetz n Hypodermics on the shore n China’s under Martial Law n Rock and Roller Cola Wars

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29 Presented by Matt Christensen Music by Billy Joel “We Didn’t Start The Fire”

30 Credits n Images & Text credits www.uploader.wuerzburg.com


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