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and decline. Governments maintain order through a variety of administrative institutions, policies, and procedures, and governments obtain, retain, and exercise SRZHU LQ GLƬHUHQW ZD\V DQG IRU GLƬHUHQW SXUSRVHV± LEARNING OBJECTIVE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENTS Unit 8: Learning Objective A Explain the historical context of the Cold War after 1945. KC-6.2.II Hopes for greater self-government were largely XQIXOƮOOHG IROORZLQJ :RUOG :DU ,º KRZHYHU³ LQ WKH \HDUV IROORZLQJ :RUOG :DU ,,³ LQFUHDVLQJ anti-imperialist sentiment contributed to the dissolution of empires and the restructuring of states. KC-6.2.IV.C. i Technological and economic gains experienced GXULQJ :RUOG :DU ,, E\ WKH YLFWRULRXV QDWLRQV shifted the global balance of power. SUGGESTED SKILL Contextualization 4.B Explain how a specific historical development or process is situated within a broader historical context.
Cold War and Decolonization UNIT 8 TOPIC 8.2 The Cold War Required Course Content THEMATIC FOCUS Return to Table of Contents © 2019 College Board &RXUVH )UDPHZRUN 9±² | 145 AP World History: Modern Course and Exam Description Cultural Developments and Interactions CDI The development of ideas, beliefs, and religions illustrates how groups in society view themselves, and the interactions of societies and their beliefs often have political, social, and cultural implications. LEARNING OBJECTIVE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENTS Unit 8: Learning Objective B Explain the causes and HƬHFWV RI WKH LGHRORJLFDO struggle of the Cold War. KC-6.2.IV.C. ii The global balance of economic and political SRZHU VKLIWHG GXULQJ DQG DIWHU :RUOG :DU ,, and rapidly evolved into the Cold War. The democracy of the United States and the authoritarian communist Soviet Union emerged as superpowers, which led to ideological FRQưLFW DQG D SRZHU VWUXJJOH EHWZHHQ capitalism and communism across the globe. KC-6.2.V.B Groups and individuals, including the Non-Aligned Movement, opposed and promoted alternatives to the existing economic, political, and social orders. SUGGESTED SKILL Sourcing and Situation 2.B Explain the point of view, purpose, historical situation, and/or audience of a source. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES Non-Aligned Movement: 6XNDUQR LQ ,QGRQHVLD Kwame Nkrumah in Ghana
UNIT 8 Cold War and Decolonization TOPIC 8.3 (ƬHFWV RI the Cold War Required Course Content Return to Table of Contents © 2019 College Board &RXUVH )UDPHZRUN 9±² | 146 AP World History: Modern Course and Exam Description THEMATIC FOCUS Governance GOV A variety of internal and external factors contribute to state formation, expansion, and decline. Governments maintain order through a variety of administrative institutions, policies, and procedures, and governments obtain, retain, and exercise SRZHU LQ GLƬHUHQW ZD\V DQG IRU GLƬHUHQW SXUSRVHV± LEARNING OBJECTIVE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENTS Unit 8: Learning Objective C Compare the ways in which the United States and the Soviet Union sought to PDLQWDLQ LQưXHQFH RYHU WKH course of the Cold War.

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