The Cuban Missile Crisis In The 1960's

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The Cuban Missile Crisis The Cuban Missile Crisis was one of the most important and scary event that happened in the 1960’s. There were many people from the Soviet, Cuba, and the U.S. that were involved in this event. Mostly people involved in government or military. The threat made many people panic. People thought World War 3 was going to start if we didn’t stop the threats, which was very possible. They would store food and supplies and even build bomb shelters. Also they would save and hoard gas for cars and other vehicles. At this time, many people from these places distrusted each other. The missile crisis was a series of threats between the Americans, Soviets, and Cubans about bombs that started on October 14th, 1962 and ended about …show more content…

Firstly, Cuba and the Soviets already had a very bad relationship with the United States. Research shows that, “Another key factor in the Soviet missile scheme was the hostile relationship between the United States and Cuba.” (“Cuban Missile Crisis”) The quote makes the statement in the second sentence true. The United States did not agree on how the government in Cuba was run and tried to overthrow it before but did not win. Cuba and the Soviet Union wanted to team up on the United States to get revenge. Another reason was Cuba’s dictator Fidel Castro was not very stable as the dictator and wanted more than he actually needed. Since he was a dictator he could make anything happen. All of this research let me to conclude that the best reason for the Cuban Missile Crisis was the relationship between all of the countries and how they didn’t like each other that …show more content…

First off it definitely affected the relationship between the countries. For instance,” The United States considered attacking Cuba..” (“The Cold War: Cuban Missile Crisis”) The United States decided not to because they did not want to start World War Three. Also they didn’t want to start any drama again with Cuba. Also it made the United states have a more careful watch on Cuba. Another thing that affected history was that after this happened people didn’t trust Cubans. Some people thought they couldn’t trust Cubans. After a couple of years the people finally decided that the Cubans were not going to do anything to them and it was all back to normal. With all of this information I can conclude that the Cuban Missile Crisis affected history in different ways. Conclusion The Cuban Missile Crisis turned out to be nothing but a feud between some countries. It was an important part of the 1960’s still. One thing is that the United States knew better than to fight back because they knew it would lead to World War three. They decided to give things up that were important to save the people. Even though the Cuban Missile Crisis only lasted about 14 days it was still a scary time for people in

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