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How and why did the Cold War come to an end?

[44 PowerPoint Slides and 32 page Work Booklet]

The Cold War 1950-1991

GCSE 9-1 History Content

The areas covered are:-

The Cold War 1950-1991 Interactive

Other materials

50 Word documents include:-

American policy of containment

Break up of the USSR

Cold War Work Booklet  [Differentiated]

Cuban Missile Crisis different views

Dangers of Nuclear War

Doubts about the Arms Race

Factors that led to the reunification of Germany

Homework tasks 1 and 2 [Differentiated]

How did the West react to the events in Hungary 1956?

Inequalities in Poland

Migration from East to West

The Prague Spring

Problems facing the USSR in the 1980s

Reasons for Detente

Sample Answer, writing frame and mark scheme

Spying in the Cold War

Terms of SALT 1 and 2

The Cold War Military Alliances

The role of Ronald Reagan

The Soviet economy in the 1980s

Trouble spots in the Cold War

U2 spy plane incident

What caused the Cold War freeze in the 1980s?

Who won the Cuban Missile Crisis?

Why did people object to Soviet control?

HTML files

Self-Marking Tests 1-3

The Cold War 1950-1991 Interactive

Excite and challenge pupils with this interactive Power Point Presentation.  It can be used as a personalised independent learning module which enables pupils to cover GCSE content on the Cold War 1950-1991 using the differentiated work booklet but can also be used as a revision resource or a teaching resource via a data projector or interactive whiteboard. It has been designed to give pupils the opportunity to learn and make progress in a different way.

The material is presented in an attractive and lively manner with text, images, audio, internet links, advanced materials to stretch and challenge, keywords and interactive maps in order to keep pupils challenged and engaged.

Each section has clear pupil-centred learning outcomes stating what they will learn and be able to do. They can monitor their understanding and progress through the embedded interim self-marking tests, homework tasks, end of module test and the extended writing task. There are sample answers and mark schemes.

The Cold War 1950-1991 Interactive

What is included?

44 PowerPoint Slides

32 page Work Booklet

50 supporting Word documents

3 Self-Marking Tests, Revision notes, Exam


“These are the best GCSE History resources I have bought in a long time. Resources of substance that are very well presented.”

David Bartlett, Head of History, Ponteland High School, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

What teachers are saying about History Interactive Resources

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GCSE History 9-1 Interactive


This interactive module has been  revised  in line with the new requirements for the new GCSE History 9-1.

The updated modules now include:-

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Paris Peace Conference

League of Nations

Causes of the Second World War

Origins of the Cold War

Cold War 1950-1991

Weimar Germany

Nazi Germany

Hitler’s Rise to Power

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The First World War

Russian Revolutions

Vietnam War

Britain 1900-1918

USA 1941-1980 A Divided Union?

The Holocaust

USA 1919-1941

Arab-Israeli Conflict

Northern Ireland Troubles

Black Civil Rights USA

The American West

Medicine Through Time 1

Medicine Through Time 2

GCSE 9-1 British Depth Studies


Anglo-Saxon and Norman England

Elizabethan England 1558-1603

Warfare and British Society

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