Chapter 27

Web links

https://www.britannica.com/event/Great-Leap-Forward - Encyclopedia Britannica entry on motivations and goals behind the Chinese Great Leap Forward as well as the results and political blowback.

https://www.britannica.com/event/Bandung-Conference - This entry explains why the Bandung conference was significant, what those involved aimed to achieve, and why it never had a follow-up conference until 2005.

Video links

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwWW3sbk4EU – This TED-Ed video explains the Cuban Missile Crisis in great detail as well as gives an overview of the Cold War. It shows the extreme measures that were nearly taken during this six-day crisis.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_FSUcZfcx0 –Clip from Al Jazeera explaining the controversy surrounding the partition of India with the creation of Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Kashmir. Also explained is the history of India during British occupation before world war two.