Cuban Missile Crisis and Arms Race PPT, Notes and Cloze Worksheets

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7th - 12th
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Five files are included in the Cuban Missile Crisis and Arms Race Pack.

- PowerPoint presentation

- Corresponding notes in Microsoft Word and PDF

- Corresponding cloze worksheets in Microsoft Word and PDF

PowerPoint presentation: 24 slides

Objective: To examine the impact of the Cold War on Latin America.

Topics Covered:

- Emergence of the U.S. and U.S.S.R. as “superpowers”

- Cuban revolution

- Bay of Pigs invasion

- Cuban missile crisis

- U.S. blockade of Soviet ships

- Alliance for Progress

- Peace Corps

- Organization of American States

- U.S. support of El Salvador and Guatemala

- Sandanistas, Contras, and Nicaragua

- Iran-Contra Affair

- Arms race / Sputnik

- Creation of NASA

Key Terms and People:

- Fidel Castro

- President John F. Kennedy

- Nikita Krushchev

- President Ronald Reagan


- Video clip: Bay of Pigs Invasion (2:07)

- Audio clip: JFK takes the blame for the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion

- Video clip: Cuban Missile Crisis (1:09)

- Video clip: The Iran-Contra Crisis (14:11)

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