How and why did the USA introduce
Marshall Aid and the
policy of Containment?
Was the policy of Containment successful in the period
How successful was Soviet foreign policy in the period
How and why were Germany and Berlin central to the Cold
How and why did allied attitudes to Germany change in
the post-war period?
How united was Europe by 1957?
Why did the Chinese Communists (CCP) win
the civil war?
How did the communists transform China 1949-61? Were
What was Mao hoping to achieve with the Great Leap
Why did Mao launch the Cultural Revolution and what were
What were the origins and significance of the Cuban Missile Crisis?
What were the consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Was the Cuban missile crisis the closest the USSR and
USA came to open conflict?
How and why did black Americans suffer discrimination?
How far did black American's achieve equality in civil
How and why did the civil rights movement develop in the
What discrimination did Women suffer in the USA and what
methods did they use to try and bring about change?
To what extent did all Americans (Blacks, Women, LGBT)
have equal rights by 1975?
Why and how did France become involved in war in
Indochina and why was she defeated in 1954?
Why did the Communists win the Vietnam war and what were
the consequences for the Cold War?
Why did Warsaw Pact forces invade Czechoslovakia in
1968? Was is significant?
What caused detente? How far did detente change
What was Watergate?
How much did arms reduction talks (SALT etc.) achieve in
How important was Afghanistan to changes in the Cold
What was the Second Cold War?
What was Solidarity? Why was martial law declared in
Poland in 1981? Did it mark the beginning of the
end of the Cold War?
Why did the USSR collapse? How important were key
individuals (e.g. Ronald Reagan) to bringing about the
end of the Cold War?
How important were popular protest in helping to bring
about the end of the Cold War?
Why had communist regimes lasted so long?
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