How were Nazi war criminals and corporate collaborators punished after World War II? Do you feel justice was served? Explain your position.
Each of the three major powers of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union approached the new international crisis of the Cold War in very different ways? Of these three nations, which one do you feel had the most constructive strategy in trying to prevent further international conflicts? Explain your position.
Nuclear weapons were one of the greatest challenges humanity faced during the Cold War. How did the United States and the Soviet Union differ in their approach to the production of nuclear arms? Based on the evidence presented in the lecture, do you think the invention of nuclear weapons was a mistake or were the production of such weapons necessary? Explain your position.
What problems did nuclear weapons cause with the Cold War during the early 1960s? Who do you feel was to blame for the Cuban Missile Crisis? Explain your position.
What major challenges erupted in the global community in the 1960s and 70s that caused nations to question both American and Soviet leadership? Of the various crises covered, which did you find to be the most intriguing? Explain your position.
What triggered the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe?