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Kennedy & The Cold War Part 1

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  • CHAPTER 20 Section 1 Kennedy and the Cold War
  • JACK
    • John F. Kennedy
    • President 1961-1963
    • Former Democrat Senator from Massachusetts
    • Presidential Terms known as Camelot
    • Presidency known for 3 crises.
      • Bay of Pigs Invasion
      • Berlin Wall Crisis
      • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 1960
  • 1960 ELECTION NOTES
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY
  • CONTRAST OF COLD WAR PRESIDENTS Kennedy Truman Eisenhower
  • MAKE A TABLE IN YOUR NOTES… Event Bay of Pigs Cuban Missile Crisis Berlin Wall Crisis When Where What Happened The Outcome
  • BAY OF PIGS – APRIL 1961
    • The Bay of Pigs is a small, southern inlet on the island of Cuba. (Bay of Triggerfish)
    • It was a failed invasion in attempt to overthrow the Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
      • Eisenhower’s Idea
      • Headed by the CIA (approved by JFK)
      • Main force was Cuban exiles trained by the CIA.
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  • BAY OF PIGS
    • Immediate Outcome:
      • Totally unsuccessful.
      • 115 Killed/1,189 Captured
      • Embarrassment for the U.S.
    • Long Term Effects:
      • More Soviet weapons for Cuba.
      • Increased hostility between the 2 nations.
      • Helped pave the way for the Cuban Missile Crisis.
    • U.S. = “looked like fools to our friends, rascals to our enemies, and incompetents to the rest.”
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  • CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS – OCTOBER 1962
    • Cuba & the Caribbean Sea
    • The U.S. confronted Cuba and the Soviet Union about nuclear weapons that had been placed 90 miles from the U.S.
    • Kennedy issued a “quarantine” to restrict more ships with weapons from going to Cuba.
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  • CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
    • Result:
    • Both Kennedy and Khrushchev feared the start of a nuclear war.
      • They successfully negotiated an agreement to end the stand-off.
      • Soviet Union had to remove missiles from Cuba
      • U.S. had to remove missiles from Turkey (secretly).
    • Outcome:
    • The world was saved.
    • Khrushchev loses power.
  • CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
    • Long Term Effects:
    • Hot-Line Created : a direct line between the White House and the Kremlin for communication between the two.
    • Limited Test Ban Treaty : barred nuclear testing in the atmosphere.
  • BERLIN WALL CRISIS – 1961-1989
    • Conflict: Too many East Germans are defecting to West Berlin for freedom.
    • Khrushchev’s Response : Wall around West Berlin
    • The Berlin Wall created many tense moments:
      • Checkpoint Charlie
      • 133 People killed trying to cross the wall.
  • THE BERLIN WALL
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  • BERLIN WALL CRISIS
    • Outcome:
    • Demonstrated the divide between Communism and Democracy.
    • Example of the powerful will’s by both superpowers.
    • Tearing down of the wall in 1989 signaled the coming end of Communism in Europe.
    • Gave David Hasselhoff a chance to show his guitar skills to a national audience.
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