The Cold War
CARTOON/DRAWING #1 1.) Who do these two people represent? 2.) What feelings does this cartoon evoke? 3). What similarities do you see between the figures in this picture? What differences? 4.) In what time period do you think this image was created? 5.) How do you think people felt about this picture at the time it was created? 6.) What historical progress has taken place since the time this image was created? CARTOON/DRAWING #2 1.) Who might be the audience for this poster? 2.) What is the…
The Heat of the Cold War - Nuclear Arms Race Facts Info Graphic - Watch The Americans
Knowing What The Cold War Is And Why It Took Place: Inception of the term “Cold War” was in 1945. It was used by writer George Orwell in an essay of his. The cold war was named so because between the USA and the USSR there was hardly any direct combat. They were rather heading […]
Dr. Seuss - The Butter Battle Book - Part 1 of 2
Basically a kids' version of Dr. Strangelove. This Seuss book parodies the Cold War arms race through the fighting between the Yooks and the Zooks. Translo...
Exhibitions - Library of Congress
The Library of Congress celebrates Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Herb Block (1909–2001) with a look at his remarkable seventy-two-year career (1929–2001).
The Nuclear Arms Race
It was the main issue in the Cold War when both America and Russia challenging each other to increase their stockpiles of nuclear weapons. This infor
United States Civil Defense "OCD" WWII
second in a series of five civil defense posts "Don't Scream", is always good advice The World War Two homefront in the United States had already learned a lot from our friends in Britain regarding air raids and civil defense. These spotlights and tracers converge on a false alarm high in the sky over Los Angeles. Early on in that war there was already an organized structure of roles and responsibilities in place for trained, enthusiastic civilians. Every specialized job had its own…