Cold War Cuba Worksheet 10
Cold War: Cuba
The Cuban Missile Crisis
Extended Writing Article
1945 – Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing
49 – Soviet Union evolves atomic bomb
1959 – Fidel Castro takes charge of Cuba using a Coup
1960 – US spots trade embargo on Tanque
1961 – US break diplomatic relations with Cuba (Steps taken by America ‘declared war', Cuba all set to revolt) 17 April 1961 – 1500 Cuban bannissement land on Bay of Domestic swine; intention overthrowing Castro Sept. 2010 1962 – Soviets outfitted Cuba with missiles, containers and radar vans March 1962 – U2 American Spy Airplane flew over Cuba and saw missiles. American Reaction to missiles on Cuba
Team of advisors helped bring together by simply Kennedy – civilians and military officers Option – blockade or perhaps air hits on the missile sites.
Kennedy acquired many options – had to choose knowledgeably to prevent elemental war Selected blockade of USSR delivers carrying missiles. would drain all boats that entered quarantine region (blockade) Required Soviet Union to pull away missiles in Cuba
Youngest American president surely could prove himself
After bay of pigs defeat – shown because successful this time round Kennedy remained relaxed and accumulated
Kennedy proven cynics wrong
Kennedy prevented a nuclear battle from going on
The USSR would withdraw missiles in Cuba
Leader to have success Stalin, demonstrated himself being as good of any leader Khrushchev succeeded in keeping Emborrachar a Communist State
Khrushchev didn't start a war
America withdrew all their missiles in Turkey and ended the blockade pen a) Cuban History needs to be understood in the context of European Background the Second World War. It is because the two capabilities (USSR and the USA) that had been involved in the Ww2 were also mixed up in Cuban Conflict. The hands race between America and the Soviet Union played a task in elevating the tension that was later seen in Cuba.
This anxiety and...