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Cold War Webquest

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Layla Collington

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A person in the war field
1.When did the Korean War take place?
Answer:June 25,1950
2.What were the reasons the war started?
Answer:North Korea invaded South Korea along the 38th parallel & Kim II Sung wanted to unite Korea together but under a communist rule
3.Was it actually a war?Explain?
Answer:Yes.It began as a civil war in 1950 & escalated when the U.S.,and,later, China entered into the foray.
4.What countries were involved?
Answer:North & South Korea
5.What was the outcome of the war?
Answer:The outcome of the war was a military stalemate resulting in the continued division of the country
6.Who were the historical people involved and what were their roles?Answer:Kim II Sung-was a dictator leader in north Korea,Harry S. Truman-The 33rd president of the U.S.,and Syngman Rhee-He was a american educated koean who returned to his country to become the first president of South Korea in 1948.

Korean War
Bao Di
1. When did the Vietnam War take place? (from when to when)
Answer:November 1, 1955
2. What were the reasons the War started?
Answer:The causes of the Vietnam War revolve around the simple belief held by America that communism was threatening to expand all over south-east Asia.
3. Was it actually a war? Explain.
Answer:a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state.
4. What countries were involved? (give all involved)
France,south Vietnam
5. What was the outcome of the War?
Answer: Millions of life were lost, and thousands went missing during the 20-year conflict
6. Who were the historical people involved and what were their roles?
Answer: Bao Di was the last emperor of Vietnam


Vietnam War
Berlin Airlift
1.When did it take place?
Answer:June 24,1948-May 12,1949
2.Why did the Airlift have to take place?
answer:
3.What impact did it have on the people in Germany & Eastern people?Answer:For Germany, it gave hope of reunification, also a sense of not being abandoned by the Allies.
For Eastern Europe, the airlift gave a sense of hope that their situation might become normalized in the future
4.What countries were involved?(give all)
Answer:U.S. & the british
5.Why was it considered a symbol of the Cold War?
Answer:Stalin made the Berlin blockade his open, provocative, and threatening repudiation of all the Allied agreements made during WWII.
6.Who were the historical people involved & what were their roles?Answer:Britain,France,and America
John F. Kennedy
1. When did the Bay of Pigs take place?Answer:April 17, 1961

2. Why did the United States feel they needed to invade? Answer:One U.S. senator lied to the United Nations |

3. Who did the US get to invade?
Answer: U.S. president was embarrassed in front of the world

4. What countries were involved? (give all involved)Answer:Cuba and the united states

5. What was the outcome of the invasion?
Answer: The Insurgents were defeated and captured by the Cuban army, a big embarrassment for the Kennedy administration.

6. Who were the historical people involved and what were their roles?
Answer:John F. Kennedy was the one who was planning stiff to defeat cuba

Bay of pig invasion
Cold War Webquest
By:Layla&Massiah
1. When did the Cuban Missile Crisis take place? (from when to when)
Answer:October 15 1962-1968

2. How were the missiles discovered?
Answer:the Soviet Union secretly placed nuclear-tipped missiles on the Communist-led island of Cuba

3. Why were the missiles sent to Cuba?
Answer:The U.S. responded by blockading Cuba

4. What countries were involved? (give all involved)
Answer:Cuba was the one who got the missile and soviet union gave the bomb to Cuba

5. Describe what the outcome was.
Answer:Both sides began to discuss a buildup of nuclear weapons
Tensions between the U.S. & Soviet Unions increased
Relations between the Soviet Union & U.S. improved

6. Who were the historical people involved and what were their roles?
Answer:


Cuban Missile Crisis
Berlin Wall
1.When was the wall built?
Answer:August 13, 1961
2.For what reasons was the Berlin wall built?
Answer:So that the entire East german population from leaving to the West Germany
3.What impact did the wall have on Germany & its people?Answer:It had an impact on Germany & its people as it separated the West & the East
4.What countries were involved?(Give all involved)
Answer:The Soviet Union,East & West Germany,U.S,France,and Great Britain
5.Why was it considered a symbol of the Cold War?
Answer:Because it was a symbol of separation between the part of the world that was influenced by the Soviet Union.
6.Who were the historical people involved & what were their roles?Answer:The Soviets,and Germans & Americans
1.When did the arms race take place?
Answer:1891-1919
2.Explain the growth of atomic weapons between the 2 superpowers?
Answer:The hydrogen bomb was invented in 1952 by the USA

3.Who were the 2 superpowers during the Cold War?
Answer: United states and Soviet Russia
4.Who were the historical people & what were their roles?Answer:
John F. Kennedy the 35th president of the United States from 1961-1963, Nikita Khrushchev was president of the USSR from 1953-1964
5.List the achievements of the Superpowers involved in the arms race?Answer: N/A
6.what were the outcomes of the Arms race between the 2 Cold War superpowers?
Answer: the Berlin wall fell all the bombs were defused
Arms Race
1.When did it happen?
Answer:1955-1972
2.Who were the 2 superpowers during the Cold War?
Answer:The United States & The Soviet Union
3.Who were the historical people & what were their roles?
Answer: Yuri Gagarin was the first one on space
4.Why was the launch of Sputnik so historically significant toward the Space
race?Answer:
5.List the achievements of the Superpowers involved in the Space race?
Answer:NASA’s budget was increased almost 500 percent and the lunar landing program eventually involved some 34,000 NASA employees
6.What were the outcomes of the Space race between the 2 Cold War Superpowers?
Answer:President Eisenhower increased math an science programs in America and also created a litte thing called NASA in the 50s
Space Race
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