Upon completing this unit, students
will be able to:
1. Describe major differences in the political ideologies of the United States and the Soviet Union.
2. Explain the causes of the Korean War and how they connect to global patterns during the Cold War.
3. Explain the causes and consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
4. Explain how competition between the United States and the Soviet Union affected developments in Third World countries such as Egypt, Iran, the Congo, Chile, Afghanistan, and Vietnam.