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1 Review your knowledge of Cold War dates by playing this game.  Extension use the timeline on p.viii-x in your text book to test yourself on more Cold War events. Cover the dates with a ruler and see how many you know.

2 Why did tensions emerge between the USSR and the West? To review key Cold War events To identify the differences between communism and capitalism To hold a debate on ideological differences  Learning objectives

3  Your task Paste this cartoon into your notes. Label it: 1920s Bolshevik cartoon entitled, ‘Comrade Lenin sweeps the earth clean of scum’ Paste this cartoon into your notes. Label it: 1920s Bolshevik cartoon entitled, ‘Comrade Lenin sweeps the earth clean of scum’ Identify what the picture shows. Identify what the picture shows. Explain how Western leaders might have reacted to this image Explain how Western leaders might have reacted to this image  How accurate do you think this depiction of Lenin’s government was?  How accurate do you think this depiction of Lenin’s government was?

4  Your task Read p.2-4 and think about the differences in ideology between the USSR and the West. Read p.2-4 and think about the differences in ideology between the USSR and the West. Write the heading ‘Communist’ and ‘Capitalist’ in your notes and summarise key characteristics Write the heading ‘Communist’ and ‘Capitalist’ in your notes and summarise key characteristics  Extension: Your teacher will give you some sound bites. Try to sort these into those spoken by someone from the West and someone from the USSR. Can you categorise the differences?  Extension: Your teacher will give you some sound bites. Try to sort these into those spoken by someone from the West and someone from the USSR. Can you categorise the differences? Which one of the ideas do you think was likely to cause the biggest tension? Which one of the ideas do you think was likely to cause the biggest tension?

5 Communist Lenin & Marx architects of Communism – promoted worldwide revolution Lenin & Marx architects of Communism – promoted worldwide revolution Opposed exploitation of industrial working classes (proletariat) by middle-classes / government Opposed exploitation of industrial working classes (proletariat) by middle-classes / government Supported nationalisation of industry & centrally planned economy Supported nationalisation of industry & centrally planned economy Single party state – Communist Party Single party state – Communist Party Promoted class unity rather than nationalism Promoted class unity rather than nationalism Conflict between communism & capitalism inevitable Conflict between communism & capitalism inevitable

6 Capitalism / West Believed in change through reform, e.g. extending franchise Believed in change through reform, e.g. extending franchise Upheld key freedoms of liberal democracy, e.g. free elections, broad franchise, freedom of speech Upheld key freedoms of liberal democracy, e.g. free elections, broad franchise, freedom of speech Supported free enterprise Supported free enterprise Multi-party politics Multi-party politics Accountable government Accountable government

7  Your task Read p.5 on ‘Wilsonian liberalism’. What was so important about his ‘Fourteen Points’ (1918)? Read Source B and answer the ‘Skills Builder’ questions 1-4 on p.5  Extension task. Research into Woodrow Wilson’s life. What explains the views he adopted in the Fourteen Points? Early archive footage of President Thomas Woodrow Wilson ( )

8  Your task You are going to hold a Question Time style debate. There will be panellists representing communist, capitalist and socialist views. Members of the audience will be given a role card to ask questions from their perspective.  Extension – did the distance between the US & USSR vary during Cold War?

9  Homewrok Read p.6-8 and take notes on the causes of tensions between USSR and the West before the end of WWII. Read p.6-8 and take notes on the causes of tensions between USSR and the West before the end of WWII.  Supplement your notes on the ideological differences between East and West using the extracts provided by your teacher  Supplement your notes on the ideological differences between East and West using the extracts provided by your teacher

10 Plenary Plenary What happened on these dates: What happened on these dates: 1945, 1947, 1955, 1962, 1979, , 1947, 1955, 1962, 1979, 1989 Key words : Bolshevik Comintern Nationalisation Key words : Bolshevik Comintern Nationalisation Give 5 examples of differences between communism and capitalism Give 5 examples of differences between communism and capitalism  Extension question: Was there any common ground between communism and capitalism?  Extension question: Was there any common ground between communism and capitalism?

11  Extension reading Read p.1-10 in ‘Cold War’ by Jeremy Isaacs & Taylor Downing and note down any evidence to suggest that ideological differences would play a major role in Cold War tensions Read p.1-10 in ‘Cold War’ by Jeremy Isaacs & Taylor Downing and note down any evidence to suggest that ideological differences would play a major role in Cold War tensions


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