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Week 14: The Cold War and Decolonization


The Collapse of Imperialism — Freedom, Change, and Revolution

Watch the Following Supplemental Videos

  1. Communism [Enter key starts video]
    Overview of Communism and Marxist-Leninist states. Created by Sal Khan.
  2. Korean War Overview [Enter key starts video]
    The origins and progress of the Korean War. Created by Sal Khan.
  3. Bay of Pigs Invasion [Enter key starts video]
    Created by Sal Khan.
  4. Cuban Missile Crisis [Enter key starts video]
    Created by Sal Khan.
  5. Vietnam War [Enter key starts video]
    Overview of the Vietnam War. Created by Sal Khan.
  6. Allende and Pinochet in Chile [Enter key starts video]
    Outline of the 1973 Allende Coup in Chile and Pinochet’s Junta (this video under CC-BY-SA). Created by Sal Khan.
  7. Pattern of US Cold War Interventions [Enter key starts video]
    Comparing the patterns of Korea, Cuba and Vietnam. Created by Sal Khan.