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Cuban Missile Crisis
by Aoife_9776 Junior Cert History — 15/05/16 10

Does anyone have a cuban missile crisis summary? I just find it really hard to understand. :(


10 Comments
laughterislife — 14/05/16
You could always just study "Gandhi" instead. It is quite short and very easy to understand!
Aoife_9776 — 14/05/16
We haven't studied that yet and I don't think we're going to Laughterislife
ajacob2013 — 14/05/16
well thn learn it urself at home
ajacob2013 — 14/05/16
i mean learning about Mahatma Gandhi tht is
Aoife_9776 — 14/05/16
I think it would be easier to learn the stuff we did in class well rather than new stuff ajacob2013
ajacob2013 — 14/05/16
yes but if u finf it too difficult just focus on something else
ajacob2013 — 14/05/16
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comet7852 — 14/05/16
Quick summary to get all the marks (did this got 100% in test ) Cuba ruled by Batista Taken over by communist Castro America refused to buy Cuban sugar Khrushchev buys sugar at inflated prices ( makes ally ) CIA plans bay of pigs using Cuban refugees Plans leaked to Castro day before attack Refugees killed at bag of pigs Castro scared, agrees to let Khrushchev build missile bases on Cuba U2 spyplane catches pictures, John. F. Kennedy wants better pictures Sends pilot to get better pictures, told not to say he was shot at Gets pictures while shot at, tells people done by birds Kennedy issues blockade around Cuban waters and any missiles shot from Cuba act of war from U.S.S.R Ships carrying missile equipment to build missile bases turn around except one, won't answer any transmissions U.S ship with politician McNamara onboard tries intersepts ship Captain fires, McNamara freaks out, only starburst or warning Ship turns around Telephone line between Moscow and Washington set up U.S agrees to move missiles from Turkey Treaty against above ground nuclear testing signed
Aoife_9776 — 14/05/16
Thanks
comet7852 — 15/05/16
Your welcome
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