Unformatted text preview: Task 1: Unit Activity: The Cold War Create a timeline of Cold War events, from the end of World War II to 1991.
You must include:
● A minimum of 7 events
● The date(s) of the event
● A description of each event, 3-5 sentences
You can either create the timeline in Outline format:
a. Name of event
Or by going to and emailing
your final project to your teacher.
INSERT YOUR TIMELINE HERE (if doing outline format):
March 12th 1947
President Truman promised to help any country facing a Communist takeover
April 4th 1949 NATO formed
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formed with member states Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France,
Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and the United
May 14th 1955 Warsaw Pact
The Warsaw Pact was formed with member states East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary,
Romania, Albania, Bulgaria, and the Soviet Union.
20th July 1969 Space Race
US Apollo 11 landed on the Moon and Neil Armstrong became the first man on the Moon.
November 4th 1979
Iranian hostage crisis
A group of Iranian students and militants stormed the American embassy and took 53 Americans
hostage to show their support for the Iranian Revolution.
November 9th 1989
Fall of the Berlin Wall
The Berlin wall was torn down
31st July 1991 START
The Strategic Arms Reduction treaty was signed between Russia and the USA Task 2: Create a presentation on one of the events from your timeline.
You must include:
● A minimum of 8 slides
o 1 title slide with the event and your name on it
o 5 informational slides with a minimum of 3 sentences on each
o 1 reflection slide on how you think this event changed the course of American History
o 1 works cited slide, because you MUST reference outside sources
● Images related to your event
● At least 2 web sources for outside information
You may use GoogleSlides, Prezi, or Emaze. Do not use PowerPoint.
INSERT YOUR LINK TO YOUR PRESENTATION HERE: ...
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