Cold War 3 Suez, Cuban Missile Crisis

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Cold War 3 Suez, Cuban Missile Crisis

  1. 1. Canada in the Post-War World The Cold War Gets Hot
  2. 2. The Cold War Gets Hot Korean War, 1950-1953 Suez Crisis, 1956 Cuban Missile Crisis, 1959 The Nuclear Issue in Canada, 1963
  3. 3. Korean War While the threat of nuclear annihilation kept the superpowers from open war, both sides had allies in the developing world where wars did occur In 1950, war broke out as North Korea (supported by the USSR and communist China) invaded South Korea (supported by the United States) After the US considered using the atomic bomb, a ceasefire was reached in 1953 The conflict increased tensions between East and West

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