Following the 1927 Geneva Naval Conference, the US Army — evidently bored with the peace and prosperity of the 1920s — decided to draw up plans for a hypothetical war between the United States and the British Empire. The document that resulted from this exercise, War Plan Red, was approved by the War Department in 1930 and not declassified until the 1970s.
Analyzing Civil War Letters: Common Core Primary Source Analysis Activity
What an engaging activity that your students will love! What could be better than learning through reading directly from the soldiers at war? This activity set includes a one page reading about the postal system during the Civil War and five fascinating primary source letter excerpts for students to analyze.
Cold War and the Red Scare - Webquest with Key - This 8 page document contains a webquest and teachers key related to the basics of the Cold War and the Red Scare in America. It contains 19 questions from the history.com website. Your students will learn about the Red Scare during the Cold War in America. It covers all of the major people, themes and events of the settling of the Red Scare during the Cold War.