Story Guides The Cold War at Home
These resources explain the effects of the Cold War on Americans at home. Use these resources to help students understand the effects of the Cold War on U.S. citizens. Use the Export to My Lists button above to turn this into a research list for your students.
- How did the Cold War impact political policy? Evaluate the use of blacklists; what are the pros and cons of creating such lists?
- What was McCarthyism? What was the House Un-American Activities Committee? Evaluate these practices and policies; were they mostly positive or negative?
- What was the Cuban Missile crisis? Why was this conflict significant to the Cold War?
- Overview: The Cold War at Home
- Visuals: The Cold War at Home (Visual)
- Outlines: Outline
- Transcripts: Transcript
- Lesson: Introduction
- Lesson: 1- Impact on Policy and Culture
- Lesson: 2-Spy Trials and McCarthyism
- Lesson: 3-The Cold War Heats Up
- Lesson: Closing
- Photos & Illustrations: Hiss, Alger: with his attorney at HUAC meeting
- Photos & Illustrations: Hollywood 10 pose during HUAC trial
- Photos & Illustrations: House Un-American Activities Committee trial
- Photos & Illustrations: McCarthy hearings: Joseph McCarthy testifies
- Photos & Illustrations: Rosenberg trial
- Reference Articles: Hiss Trials
- Reference Articles: McCarthy Hearings
- Reference Articles: Rosenberg Trial
- Reference Articles: House Un-American Activities Committee
- Political Cartoons, Posters & Document Images: Political cartoon: McCarthyism and red scare
- Speeches: McCarthy, Joseph: Censure of the U.S. Senate speech (1954)
- Speeches: McCarthy, Joseph: Spread of Communism in the United States speech (1950)
"The Cold War at Home." History Hub, ABC-CLIO, 2020, historyhub.abc-clio.com/Support/Display/2153075?cid=256. Accessed 20 Jan. 2020.
Entry ID: 2153075