What year was the Cuban Missile Crisis?


What year was the Cuban Missile Crisis?

The Cold War:

Following the end of World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union became engaged in a geopolitical conflict known as the Cold War. The U.S. and Soviet Union both developed nuclear missiles and maintained a balance of power known as MAD or Mutually Assured Destruction.

Answer and Explanation:

The Cuban Missle Crisis was in 1962.

Following the installment of ballistic missiles in Turkey, the Soviet Union sought to establish a ballistic...

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Communism and the Cuban Revolution: Castro, the Bay of Pigs & the Cuban Missile Crisis

from AP World History: Exam Prep

Chapter 26 / Lesson 7

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