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Cold War: Cuba

VCE History Units 1 & 2 | Study 1: Competing ideologies

Source: Fidel Castro in a Cuban telecast, May 27, 1960. (Encyclopædia Britannica, 2019)

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

General Capabilities
Enduring Understandings

Students will understand that ideology plays a fundamental role in decision making, whether it be political, social, cultural or economical. Students will also understand how people fight for their beliefs, and how the impacts everyone from the individual to global superpowers. Students will understand how conflict manifests in many ways.

Essential Questions
  • What are the fundamental differences between Communism and Capitalism?
  • What do you (the student) think of Communism and Capitalism?
  • What makes different countries adopt different ideologies?
  • What were the main issues/events of the Cold War?
  • How did leaders strengthen/weaken the possibility of a third world war?
  • What is the morality behind nuclear weapons and the arms race?
  • How do popular protests impact governmental change?

Cold War | Cuba: Introduction

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Cold War | Cuba: Key people

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Level 1 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

Che Guevara: The Communist Solution - Fast Facts (History Channel, 2016)

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In text reference / citation: History Channel (2016) or (History Channel, 2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: History Channel, (2016). Che Guevara: The Communist Solution - Fast Facts, [eVideo]. History Channel. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/Q7_kHRytn3k

John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States (1961–63)Level 1Articles

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Cold War | Cuba: key events

Level 1ArticlesCuban revolution, 1953 - 1959

Level 2 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

Batista Revolt In Cuba.

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In text reference / citation: British Pathé (1952) or (British Pathé, 1952)
Bibliography / Reference list: British Pathé (1952). Batista Revolt In Cuba, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/avxuWLT99Tc

Cuba To Castro.

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In text reference / citation: British Pathé (1959) or (British Pathé, 1959)
Bibliography / Reference list: British Pathé (1959). Cuba To Castro, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/YJMWvMBZD28

Batista Revolt In Cuba.

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When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: British Pathé (1952) or (British Pathé, 1952)
Bibliography / Reference list: British Pathé (1952). Castro Triumphs Again, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/PnOd2NYx-ds

Level 1ArticlesBay of Pigs, 1961

Level 2 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

Rebels Invade Cuba.

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In text reference / citation: British Pathé (1961) or (British Pathé, 1961)
Bibliography / Reference list: British Pathé (1961). Rebels Invade Cuba , [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/T-jZ4ZUR6Qw

Level 1ArticlesCuban missile crisis, 1962

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