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Unformatted text preview: Student Name: casey mcclellan Early Cold War Presidents The Cuban Missile Crisis was one of President Kennedy’s greatest tests as a leader, but it wasn’t the only one, and other Cold War presidents faced serious challenges during the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. For example: The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Vietnam War, The Korean War, The U‐2 Incident, The Berlin Blockade, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, The Space Race, The Soviet Union Develops Atomic Weapons, China Becomes a Communist Country, The Battle of Dien Bien Phu, The Marshall Plan Match each Cold War event above with the American president most associated with it. For example, “The Cuban Missile Crisis” goes into the “John F. Kennedy” column below. (If you feel like an event was challenging to more than one president, feel free to mark it down in more than one column.) Harry Truman Dwight D. Eisenhower John F. Kennedy Vietnam war Korean war the the the The Cuban Missile Crisis berlin blockade the U- 2 incident the soviet union the battle of Dien the bay of pigs invasion developed atomic weapons bein Phu the Vietnam war China becomes a communist the bay of pigs the space race country marshall plan In your opinion, which president faced the most difficult challenges, and which president was the most successful? Write a few sentences in response to those questions in the space below: In your opinion, which president faced the most difficult challenges, and which president was the most successful? President Truman faced the most difficult challenges because he had no idea about the bomb. He also dealt with the ending of ww2 and the beginning of the cold war. Also, he was paying off the was being a big issue. However, John F Kennedy was the most successful president because he stopped a nuclear war from happening. ...
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