10.6 Unresolved Global Conflict (1945-1991)
How did cooperation and competition during the world wars shape the postwar world?
Unit Essential Question:
- How does cooperation and competition between nations impact the international community and the lives of individuals in the countries involved?
UNRESOLVED GLOBAL CONFLICT (1945–1991: THE COLD WAR): The second half of the 20th century was shaped by the Cold War, a legacy of World War II. The United States and the Soviet Union emerged as global superpowers engaged in ideological, political, economic, and military competition.
(Standards: 2, 3, 4, 5; Themes: TCC, GOV, ECO, TECH, EXCH)