The Cold War

The Cold War

by Steven Otfinoski

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531230138
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: Step into History Series
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 565,848
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Prologue 6

Maps 10

Chapter 1 The Bloody Birth Of The Soviet Union 12

Chapter 2 The United States Responds 18

Chapter 3 Strange Bedfellows 20

Chapter 4 The Cold War Begins 24

Chapter 5 The Iron Curtain Comes Down 28

Chapter 6 Containing Communism 32

Chapter 7 The Berlin Airlift 36

Chapter 8 The Birth Of Nato 40

Chapter 9 Communist Victory In China 44

Chapter 10 The Cold War Turns Hot In Korea 48

Chapter 11 Cold War Spies 52

Chapter 12 The Death Of Stalin 56

Chapter 13 The Red Scare 60

Chapter 14 The Space Race Begins 64

Chapter 15 Khrushchev In America 68

Chapter 16 Cuba Goes Communist 72

Chapter 17 The Berlin Wall 76

Chapter 18 Aiming For The Moon 80

Chapter 19 The Cuban Missile Crisis 84

Chapter 20 Living With The Bomb 88

Chapter 21 The War In Vietnam 92

Chapter 22 Nixon Goes To China 96

Chapter 23 Limiting Nuclear Weapons 100

Chapter 24 The Cold War And The Olympics 104

Chapter 25 Reagan And Star Wars 108

Chapter 26 A New Day In Russia 112

Chapter 27 The Berlin Wall Comes Down 116

Chapter 28 The Soviet Union Collapses 120

Chapter 29 A New World Order 124

Chapter 30 A New Cold War? 128

Nato And The Warsaw Pact 132

Key Players 134

Cold War Timeline 136

Glossary 140

Find Out More 142

Index 143

About The Author 144

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