Quarter 4 day 18
Warm up: How did the Cold War affect developing nations in Africa and Asia?
The USSR and the U.S. tried to influenced those nations and ended choosing a side. |
Students will be able to analyze the nature of conflict in the modern world by researching specific case studies.
Agenda: by the end of thislesson students will have
* Completed the Warm up
* Reviewed the Objective
* Text book reading – pages 538 to 541
* Vocab and questions
* Completed Summarizer
Summarizer: Will be due at the end of the project
Modern World History
The Future of Our Global World
Unit 4 Project
What will be thenature of conflict?
Causes of Conflict
* Political Ideology
* Case Study: Chile
* Search -- Chilean Coup
* Self Determination
* Case Study: Israel-Palestine
* Search -- Arab Israeli conflict
* Limited Resources
* Case Study: Brazil
* Use links below
* Religious Differences
* Case Study: Northern Ireland* Search -- Northern Ireland Troubles
* Ethnic Differences
* Case Study: South Africa
* National Identity
* Case Study: China’s Cultural Revolution
The Nature of Conflict: Chile and Political Ideology
In 1973 the United States supported a coups d’état in Chile to overthrow the government of Salvador Allende a socialist/communist supported by theSoviet Union. The conflict in Chile is an example for how the Cold War affected smaller nations in the world.
Activity: as you research the different conflicts, record what you learn in the charts below.
Topics | Notes |
How did the conflict start?What were the major events?How did it end? | 1. The conflict started when Socialist Salvador Allende was elected President. 2. Allendestarted change the economy to socialism: he nationalized major corporations like Ford and ATT and started government control of all businesses 3. The Upper and middle classes started to challenge Allende: they organized strikes, demonstrations, and protests. The country became much divided. 4. The United States and the CIA got involved; they supported Allende’s opponents and the Chileanmilitary led by General Pinochet. 5. The military started the coup in 1973, Allende committed suicide and General Augusto Pinochet took power. The coup was very violent, thousands were killed and Pinochet became dictator for life. Pinochet did away with democracy: he dissolved the national congress, banned political parties and tortured and killed tens of thousands of leftists 6. IN 1988, Pinochetwas forced to accept democratic reforms |
What people were involved?What Nations were involved?What were the goals of each? | 1. Some of the people who were involved in the Chilean coup were President Salvador Allende, the Army Commander-in-Chief Augusto Pinochet, the Chilean president Eduardo Frei, U.S. President Richard Nixon, and Agustín Edwards Eastman, one of the wealthiest men inChile at the time. 2. The nations involved were Chile, The United States, Cuba, and Russia with the KGB. 3. Chile had Salvador Allende who wanted to overthrow the government, The United States had de CIA who was trying to stop Allende from having this power, the Russian KGB and the Cuban Intelligence Directorate launched a disinformation campaign following the coup. |
What strategies wereused?What was the effect on the region?What was the effect on the World? | 1. They were using the strategy of spying 2. They were all turning in to each other and making a most difficult situation because no one trusted anyone. 3. The world became more a pacifist one. |
The Nature of Conflict: Israel-Palestine and self-determination
At the heart of the Israel-Palestinian conflict is...