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GCSE Revision Quiz - End of the Cold War

Friday, January 17, 2014

Test your knowledge and understanding of The End of the Cold War with this GCSE History revision quiz. Each time you take the quiz, 10 questions are drawn from our topic - so you get a different test each time!. At the end of the quiz you can review your answers against the correct ones and also print out your responses. All the best!

Launch GCSE Revision Quiz - End of the Cold War

Macmillan’s secret role in the Cuban Missile Crisis

Friday, August 24, 2012

Much of the study of the Cuban Missile Crisis focuses on the Soviet–US confrontation. However, it is important to remember that the UK was the third nuclear party involved in the crisis. This excellent article from Total Politics examines the role played by the British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan during the Cuban Missile Crisis - it seems he was more closely involved than is typically thought.

Macmillan’s secret role in the Cuban Missile Crisis

The History of Nuclear Weapons - Interactive Timeline

Thursday, April 15, 2010

A neat interactive timeline here charts the development of the arms race and subsquent negotiations and treaties on disarmament.

Nuclear Weapons Timeline

Cold War Wildcard GCSE Quizzes

Monday, October 19, 2009

Test your knowledge of key names, events and concepts in the history of the Cold War with these four “wildcard”-style quizzes.  We give you a partially completed term.  Your task is to complete it.

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GCSE Superpower Relations: Quizzes

Here is a collection of interactive multiple choice quizzes which help students test their knowledge of the Superpower conflicts:

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History Categories

Sunday, February 01, 2009

Cold War Revision Glossary

Monday, March 17, 2008

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Here is a new resource that will help with student revision of the Cold War for GCSE History

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Guess the Cold Warrior

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Have a go at this at home or in the classroom

http://www.tutor2u.net/history/games/coldwar-nameme.html

Cold War links

Monday, February 11, 2008

For anyone studying or teaching the Cold War the links below should help.

Useful timelines and quizzes
http://www.coldwar.org/articles/40s/index.asp

A good general history site and links
http://www.coldwar.net/

The BBC’s minisite
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/coldwar/

CNN’s contribution made to accompany a TV series
http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/

A typically excellent offering from the National Archives
http://www.learningcurve.gov.uk/coldwar/

The conflict broken down into topics
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/coldwar.htm


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