The period between the end of WWII and 1991 is famously called “the Cold War”. What were some of the most
important events or trends during the Cold War? Do you think that’s a fitting name for this period of history?
Why did the Cold War end and what do you think are the most important characteristics of post-Cold War
Europe? Ultimately, given everything you’ve learned in History 1212, how would you define “Europe”?