Economic, cultural, and military influence are all critical in developing spheres of influence. Students explore international authority by following a Cold War case study, which will encourage better understanding of international persuasion.
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Students will be able to...
- Identify the following key terms: sphere of influence, containment, capitalism, communism, propaganda, Truman Doctrine, Cold War, NATO, Warsaw Pact, and Marshall Plan.
- Describe times that the U.S. has been influenced or has influenced other sovereign nations.
- Explain the tension between western and eastern allies during the Cold War.
- Evaluate the effect of economic, military, and cultural influence on other nations.
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