Today the Cold War is over, but what it left behind may surprise you.
DIRECTIONS: Watch the above video and send your answers to email@example.com in an email titled
History 12.7 – Cold War
30 homework points!
1. What was a secret CIA spy jet called?
2. When was it first built?
3. What year did the Interstate Highway System begin?
4. Why did Eisenhower authorize the interstate?
5. When was the Emergency Broadcast System created?
6. How many nuclear warheads have been built by the United States since 1945?
7. How many nuclear warheads do we have today ready for use?
8. How many does Russia have?
9. How may detonated bombs does it take to wipe out most life on earth?
10. What is NORAD?
11. When was it built?
12. What does it do every Christmas Eve?
Critical Thinking Question – 13. Why do you think the world has not had a WWIII? (6 points)