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Teaching Jimmy Carter's lasting Cold War legacy

Jimmy Carter's lasting Cold War legacy

Critics have described Carter’s foreign policies as “ineffectual” and “hopelessly muddled,” and their formulation demonstrated “weakness and indecision.” As a historian researching Carter’s foreign policy initiatives, I conclude his overseas policies were far more effective than critics have claimed.

Robert C. Donnelly, Associate Professor of History, Gonzaga University
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did Carter shape America's Cold War strategy?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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