Cuban Missile Crisis Dbq

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Q.4. “the Cuban Missile Crisis was never likely to develop into full-scale nuclear war” Do you agree with this statement? In 1959, a rebel of America named Fidel Castro took power in Cuba. The Americans stopped any business with Cuba because of their corrupt and right-wing military dictatorship. Castro was forced to look to the USSR for help. America sent 1,300 Cuban exiles to overthrow him. And the USSR had promised Castro to defend Cuba by sending nuclear weapons. However the USA discover it. The Cuban Missile Crisis had begun at October 1962. The threat of nuclear war became increasingly apparent. It was vital that Kennedy and Khrushchev came to some sort of agreement - the future of the world depended on it. Source A: A diagram illustrating the crisis, courtesy of the BBC Cuba became the Soviet missile site of USSR which shows at source A. The missile had been set at an appropriate location where it could brought every major city in the US within range of Soviet nuclear missiles either by the short range or long range missile. The diagram also showed the USA had discovered and built the naval blockade to prevent Russian ships delivering the missiles for the Cuban sites. The USA did not dare to invade Cuba, because that action could have…show more content…
He said that no one can control their freedom to help Cuba. This is for the confirmation of putting nuclear weapons into Cuba. Instead of answering America’s question that Cuba is the USSR nuclear bases. They just said it was for defending Cuba. And also to make the situation better which USA had big nuclear bases and land on West Germany and Turkey. He had make a really clever decision to make USSR better through the struggle between each other. He make a proposal on source D to Kennedy. To said that they would be willing to remove the nuclear sort of weapons on Cuba if the USA would remove these kind of harmful weapons on Turkey as
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