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The wall was constructed in 1961 and was torn down in 1989. 2. Was President Truman justified in firing General MacArthur during the Korean War? Justify your answer. MacArthur stepped out of line when he antagonized the Chinese by sending an ultimatum to the Peoples Republic of China. The ultimatum was a demand for the Chinese to withdraw their troops and if they didn’t he would force China to its knees. That was enough for Truman to consider firing him, but it was not until MacArthur went and leaked news to a congressman that he planned to use Chinese Nationalist forces that Truman fired him. I think Truman was very well justified in the action he took in firing MacArthur. He, as a sort of military figurehead, was starting another war on his own and was acting as if the words he spoke in his ultimatum and such were from Washington or the president when they were not. 3. Briefly describe the Cuban missile crisis in 1962. Include in your description coverage of the major participants, the agreement reached, and the issue of nuclear brinksmanship. At a meeting Khrushchev and JFK had together, Khrushchev saw that JFK was weak because of his sickness and he decided that he wanted to test him. Russia began sending Surface to Air missiles to Cuba so that they could defend themselves from air attacks.
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The United States sent a U-2 to take pictures and we confirmed that there were missile silos in Cuba. The United States then learned that there were missiles on their way to
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  • Fall '07
  • Unk
  • Cold War, Great Leap Forward

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