The cuban missile crisis

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THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS

VOC
Upheavals
Stifle
Curtail
Retaliations
Embargo
Hot spot
Outpost
Gird
Warheads
Brinkmanship
Deter
Setback

FACTS
January, 1, 1959 Castro and hisguerilleros entered Havana. Batista’s overthrow.
May, 5 1960 U2 spy plane affair
1961 the Berlin’s wall is built
April, 17, 1961, Bay of Pigs
Late in 1961, a member of the Politburo proposed placingmissile units in Cuba
August 1962, 42 missiles, were shipped to Cuba
October, 14, 1962, eruption of the crisis because of a U-2 plane missiles photograph
October, 22, 1962, JFK went on television toannounce a naval « quarantine » of Cuba and demand removal of Soviet missiles
October, 23, Kennedy’s message forwarded by Ambassador Anatoli Dobrynin
October, 26, Krushchev answered that he wouldremove the missiles if the US ended their blockade and promised never to invade Cuba
October, 28, Moscow announced that the Cuban missile sites would be fully dismantled

MEN
Fidel Castro, CubanLawyer who proceeded to turn Cuba into a Marxist-Leninist enclave in the New World
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963), president from January, 20, 1961 to November, 22, 1963.
Eisenhower
NikitaKhrushchev, the Soviet Premier
The executive committee (the Ex-com)
Robert Kennedy
Foster Dulles (1888-1959)

IDEAS
Embargo on trade
Communism against capitalism
2 blocs: Kennedy requested « thatboth sides begin anew the quest for peace ».
Cold war
The containment doctrine
Arms race
Brinkmanship Policy
Escalation of terror
To pull the nuclear trigger
NATO
Cat-and-mouse game
BetrayalBlackmailing
Striking Power
Edge of the third World War

The civil rights march

Voc
Harsh
Aptly-named
Climax

Facts
1956 non-violent boycott, MLK managed to end segregation on the bussystem
August, 28, 1963 Washington DC « The civil rights march »
Martin Luther King shot in april 1968
June, the White House sent a bill to the House that addressed the makor discrimination issues....
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