In this assignment, we will discover when and how Russia acquired territory between 1553 and 1914 to become the largest country in the world. We will also investigate the progression of communist expansion immediately following World War II. Finally, we will look at the modern-day cold war between the United States and Russia.
- Trace the expansion of the Russian Empire through space and time.
- Identify and explain the underlying causes of Russian expansion.
- Explain the reasons for the development of the Cold War.
- Identify the proxy wars currently being played out by the United States and Russia.