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Learning Resource - MAD World

A MAD World: Why did civilians live in fear during the Cold War?

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Follow up to looking at the end of the Second World War and the dropping of atomic bombs on Nagasaki and Hiroshima which looks at the threat felt by civilians in Britain and how the government tried to mitigate the risks and plan for the threat to reassure civilians. Students may well need to have done some work on the origins of the Cold War and how the Cold War was fought.
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Learning Resource - Cold War and the Iron Curtain

Cold War and the Iron Curtain

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In 1946, Winston Churchill made his famous speech at Fulton declaring that ‘an iron curtain has descended across the continent’ and by 1948, every Eastern European state had communist regimes imposed upon them by the Soviets. Their people lived under varying degrees of repression for the next 40 years.
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Learning Resource - Cold War Culture

Cold War Culture

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The Cold War was a time of cultural as well as political and military rivalry. Two competing ideologies fought over hugely different visions of art, architecture, design, theatre and film. State attempts to control and manipulate culture in both communist and non-communist worlds illustrate how seriously culture was taken as a propaganda tool. At the same time, the Cold War had a profound effect on culture.
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Cold War Culture
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Learning Resource - Cold War Espionage

Cold War Espionage

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Although East and West did not come into open conflict during the Cold War, behind the scenes there was an ongoing covert battle to gather intelligence on the ‘enemy’. This included the latest developments in military technology, scientific advancements, possible attack plans or troop movements.
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Learning Resource - Cold War Ideology

Cold War Ideology

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At the end of the Second World War, ideological differences caused the breakdown in relations between the Soviet Union and United States, who had been wartime allies. The countries had two completely different economic and political systems. Both were determined that theirs should shape the future of Europe and the developing world.
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Cold War Ideology