How did the Cold War Start?

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Key takeaways
How the Cold War started after WW2.
Why the Cold War started after WW2.
Improve knowledge and understanding for GCSE Cold War History Unit.
Brian DickinsonHost: Brian is a History and Sociology teacher with 26 years experience. He is also an examiner with two exam boards, so he likes to focus on material and techniques that will best help students when it comes to exam time.

The Cold War is one of the most talked about topics in modern history and one which comes up across many different curriculums and syllabuses. In this class, students will be guided through the inception of the Cold War, with a summary of how and why the war began. This class is aimed at students in Years 10 -11 and is a great recap for the GCSE students but also a great opportunity to gain background information to get ahead. 

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all GCSE (or equivalent) History students in Years 10-11 or S4-S5. 

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

What to expect:
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