Cold War Fears
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This lesson examines the fears brought on by the Cold War and the prospect of a nuclear war 1945-1965. Students are asked to pretend that they are nuclear war survivors in a bunker that can only hold some of them due to food shortages. Each group of survivors is tasked to choose who will stay and who will be expelled. Following this activity is a discussion centered around assigned reading. The reading details the mood of the day and the various fears both people and nations involved experienced.