Marshall High School: Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Johnson’s Project on the Cold War


Library Online Resources

In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources), check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering your topic.

Student Resources in Context
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gsrc.aspx
Do a search for “Cold War,” “Cuban Missile Crisis,” etc, or browse the History category.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gvrl.aspx
Click into the History category and do a search.

Discovering Collection
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gdc.aspx



Websites

History.com: the Cold War
www.history.com/topics/cold-war
An encyclopedia of Cold War information.

The Cold War Museum
www.coldwar.org/
Explore the timeline and try some trivia.

The Avalon Project: The Cold War
avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/coldwar.asp
Includes transcripts of important and landmarking documents that "legalized" major events of the Cold War. Part of the Avalon Project at Yale.

The Cold War Files
legacy.wilsoncenter.org/coldwarfiles/
Events, people, and documents related to the Cold War.

The Cold War: Nuclear Arms Race
www.atomcentral.com/the-cold-war.aspx
The development of nuclear arms in the Cold War era.

NuclearFiles.org: the Cold War
www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuclear-weapons/history/cold-war/index.htm
Learn about the Cuban Missile Crisis and more.

Brutal Divide: Life at the birth of the Berlin Wall
life.time.com/history/berlin-wall-photos-early-days-of-the-cold-war/#1
View this photo essay from Life Magazine about Germans encountering the newly built Wall.

Chronicle of the Berlin Wall
www.chronik-der-mauer.de/index.php/de/Start/Index/id/652147/
Click through the years to learn about the Wall’s history.

History of Communism, 1919-2002
depts.washington.edu/labhist/cpproject/history.shtml
While the website has a Washington state focus, there are great articles following the timeline of the Communist Party, including the “War and Red Scare” era of 1940-1960.


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