THE COLD WAR
American Pageant Guidebook
Critique the Long telegram by George Keenan. If you were President Truman, what would your reaction be? What are his main points?
McCarthyism Activity. Read the following article and speech by McCarthy and write a response to him if you were accused of being communist as a member of the Screen Actors Guild, Labor Union, State Department, or the Army to defend yourself and the people you work with.
Watch the following two speeches by Kennedy. Critique the content, what is he attempting to accomplish? What do you believe were the results of the two speeches? How do you know? What effect would his speeches of had on you had you been alive in the early 1960's?