Edexcel GCSE History: Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91

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P4 Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941-91

In this module, students will cover the following topics in line with the Edexcel specifications booklet. Detailed information for the module can be found on page 26-27.

Topics include:

Key topic 1: The origins of the Cold War, 1941–58

  • 1 Early tension between East and West
  • 2 The development of the Cold War
  • 3 The Cold War intensifies

Key topic 2: Cold War crises, 1958–70

  • 1 Increased tension between East and West
  • 2 Cold War crises
  • 3 Reaction to crisis

Key topic 3: The end of the Cold War, 1970–91

  • 1 Attempts to reduce tension between East and West
  • 2 Flashpoints
  • 3 The collapse of Soviet control of Eastern Europe

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