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1 Title: To what extent was Fidel Castro responsible for the Cuban Missile Crisis? Normando Maldonado History Internal assessment Word Count: 2,096 1
2 Table of Contents Section 1:Identification and evaluation of sources………..p.3 Section 2:Investigation…………………………………...…p.4 Section 3:Reflection……………………………………...….p.6 Works Cited: ........................................................................... p.8 Identification and evaluation of sources 2
3 The focus of this investigation will be “To what extent was Fidel Castro responsible for the Cuban Missile Crisis?”. This investigation will show how Fidel Castro was not responsible for the Cuban Missile Crisis. This investigation shows a wider perspective on how the United States and the Soviet Union are mostly to blame. There are other causes that caused the Cuban Missile Crisis but for the purpose of this investigation will focus on the United States and the Soviet Union. Therefore “history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/cuban-missile-crisis” by the government website gives a more government view on the Cuban Missile Crisis. Then “- missile-crisis/” by Jacob G. Hornberger. This sources gives perspective from a professional on how the United States were responsible. Sources:“- cuban-missile-crisis/” This source has value in origin. This source was made by Jacob G. Hornberger. Hornberger is founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation. Hornberger received his B.A. in economics from Virginia Military Institute and his law degree from the University of Texas. He also was a professor at the University of Dallas. Hornberger purpose for the website is to give his professional view on how the United States and the CIA were responsible for the Cuban Missile crisis. The content shows how the United States government gave the CIA the task to kill Fidel Castro which caused this mess. The limitations of this source is its biased. The author shows more of the side against the United States. The author leaves out how it was not only the United States at fault but the Soviet Union. Sources: “history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/cuban-missile-crisis” This source was published by the government of the United States. The purpose of this document is to explain the events that happened in the Cuban Missile Crisis. The intended audience of this document is of course the citizens of the United States. The document talks about the side of the U.S government and all the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The limitations of this source is in the origin. Since it was published by the United States the document can demonstrate biased information about the Cuban Missile Crisis. The document shows the particular ‘side’ of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The limitation of the purpose is that it shows United States as the country in the right and the Soviet Union to blame. The content of the source show the conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. Shows the United

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