Standard HS-USHG8.1.2

Standard Type
Michigan Social Studies Standards

Foreign Policy During the Cold War – compare the causes and consequences of the American policy of containment including:

  • the development and growth of a U.S. national security establishment and intelligence community.
  • the direct and/or armed conflicts with Communism (for example, but not limited to: Berlin, Korea, Cuba).
  • U.S. involvement in Vietnam, and the foreign and domestic consequences of the war.
  • indirect (or proxy) confrontations within specific world regions.
  • the arms race and its implications on science, technology, and education.