June 2014

The Marshall Plan

The Marshall Plan

Essential Question: Was the Marshall Plan more helpful to the United States or Western Europe?

Common Core Standards: RH1, RH6, RH8


This lesson is designed to be part of a broader Cold War unit plan. Students should have a basic knowledge of the outlines of the Cold War in terms of major issues and geography. It is based primarily on a series of primary sources maintained by the Library of Congress.