This is a great worksheet to help students understand the beginning of the Cold War and America's containment policy. It includes a brief introduction that explains how the US and Soviet Union were left as the two Superpowers after World War II and what that meant for Europe.
Cold War Map Exercise guides students through the divisions that formed immediately after World War II. Students color the alliances of each country in Europe then answer a few questions on their new map. After, they read an excerpt of the Truman Doctrine and complete the exercise based on their analysis of the primary source and map. No other maps from the book are needed, just a set of red and blue color pencils or crayons. This can be used in class or as homework as it’s stand alone.
In this common-core aligned worksheet your secondary history students will analyze excerpts from President Truman's famous "Truman Doctrine" to understand the containment policy of the United States during the Cold War. A ticket-out-the-door with sentence frames is included to assess their learning. KEY included.
Cold War Containment Primary Source & Political Cartoons Worksheet
Early Cold War Containment Policy - covers containment, the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, and NATO through short primary sources and political cartoons. Includes four documents, four cartoons, analytical questions, and an answer key. Great for a classwork activity or homework for review!
Truman Doctrine: A Document Analysis & Political Cartoon Activity
Students will answer critical thinking questions about the contents of the Truman Doctrine (excerpt), examine a letter written to President Truman after the Truman Doctrine was enacted to answer the question, "Was the Truman Doctrine successful?" and will complete a CREATIVE political cartoon activity to exhibit their understanding of the Truman Doctrine.