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Too close for comfort Presentation Transcript

  • 1.  
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  • 4.
    • We reponded in terms of defense.
    • We didn’t want communism to spread throughout the world.
    • Communism was and still is right in our backyard.
  • 5. Vietnam War Cuban Missile Crisis
  • 6. We tried as hard as we could so communism wouldn’t spread throughout the world. Children were considered property of the state They were taken from their parents, at gunpoint, at age 4 and were brought to a military school They lose most of their rights
  • 7. Bay of Pigs Invasion Failed invasion of Cuba Kennedy took full blame
  • 8. We tried to stop the growing ties between Khrushchev and Castro so they wouldn’t attack us. That was the start of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
  • 9. Credits
    • samh13.wordpress.com – communist background on the 1 st slide
    • 2. originalwavelength.blogspot.com – Chinese flag on the 2 nd slide
    • travelbbb.com – Korean flag on the 2 nd slide
    • unep.org – Laotian flag on the 2 nd slide
    • sierraeye.net – Vietnamese flag on the 2 nd slide
    • 33ff.com – Cuban flag on the 2 nd slide
    • essencerestored.com – Is This Tomorrow on 3 rd slide
    • bhlspectrum.wikispaces.com – communist symbol on the 4 th slide
    • vietnam-war.0catch.com – Vietnames map on the 5 th slide
    • score.rims.k12.ca.us – Cuban map on the 5 th slide
    • vietnammedia.wikispaces.com – soldier with helicopters in the backround on the 5 th slide
    • sodahead.com – machine gun soldier in the 5 th slide
    • estergoldberg.typepad.com – child being taken away in 6 th slide
    • bbc.co.uk – children in the 6 th slide
    • humanrightshouse.org – no free speech picture in the 6 th slide
    • airjourney.com – distance between U.S. and Cuba on the 7 th slide
    • blindloop.com – helicopters on the 7 th slide
    • thesellingedge.wordpress.com - JFK in the 7 th slide
    • cille85.wordpress.com
    • All backgrounds, accept the first slide are public domain backgrounds.