10.02 Cuban Missile Crisis..docx - 10.02 Cuban Missile Crisis Complete the timeline below using the information in the lesson and the links included

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10.02 Cuban Missile Crisis.Complete the timeline below using the information in the lesson and the links included. Date Description of Event Long-term Causes 1959 Fidel Castro comes to power in Cuba and allies Cuba with the Soviet Union 1961 The Bay of Pigs failed invasion of Cuba Cuban Missile Crisis October 16, 1962 Nuclear missiles are spotted in Cuba by U.S. U-2 Spy planes Oct 16 Some of the soviet bases had medium and intermediate range ballistic missiles ready to launch and capable of destroying most of the continental U.S. Oct 22 2 Events 1. JFK informed anxious Americans of his plans to remove the missiles from Cuba 2. Kennedy had a negotiation with Khrushchev’s with plans that included with ignoring the situation, to a naval quarantine, to a possible invasion that would ultimately lead to nuclear war Oct 26 Khrushchev sent a message to Kennedy were in contact through letters for communication October 28 The Soviet Union agrees to remove the nuclear missiles from Cuba Effects of the Cuban Missile Crisis 1. The limited test ban treaty was established which banned the testing of weapons above ground 2. The U.S. and the U.S.S.R. established a hotline for better communication in the future crisis 3. Political isolation that the country faced in the years and decades that followed

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