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Cold War Politics: 1953-1964 Agenda 1. Bell Ringer: Quick Review of the Korean War (5) 2. ... Kennedy Footage, The Cold War and assassination (20) ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Cold War Politics: 1953-1964


1
Cold War Politics 1953-1964
2
Agenda
  • 1. Bell Ringer Quick Review of the Korean War
    (5)
  • 2. Notes The Cold War 1953-1965 (20)
  • 3. Cuban Missile Crisis Speech, 1962 (10)
  • 4. Political Cartoons of the Cold War (10)
  • 5. Analysis of McCarthyism (10)
  • 6. Atomic Clock Timeline (10)
  • 7. Kennedy Footage, The Cold War and
    assassination (20)

3
McCarthy and the Red Scare
  • Joseph McCarthy begins a crusade against
    Communism in the early 1950s that turns into a
    Red Scare
  • Everyone is accused, and some are blacklisted as
    a result.
  • Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed as spies for
    the Soviets. 1953

4
Kitchen Table Debates
  • This was a comparison of the two superpowers with
    Nixon and Khrushchev sharing views of new
    technology.
  • The materialism of the United States was compared
    to the austerity of the Soviet Union.
  • Did not talk about military strategy or
    technology.

5
Bay of Pigs Invasion
  • 1961, this was an attempt to eliminate Fidel
    Castros Communist government.
  • We supplied arms to revolutionary soldiers, and
    the CIA provided intelligence.
  • It was touted as a guaranteed success, but ends
    up a huge blunder. The revolutionaries lose, and
    the United States is embarrassed by this loss.

6
Cuban Missile Crisis
  • 1962, it is found that the Soviets are
    transporting nuclear weapons into Cuba.
  • They claim it is for defense however, these
    missiles can reach major US cities.
  • Kennedy stages a blockade of Cuba to stop the
    flow of nuclear weapons. Khrushchev attempts to
    claim nuclear war is inevitable.
  • 13 days and several speeches and conversations
    later, Khrushchev turns the ships around.

7
Mutually Assured Destruction
  • Prior to 1962, it was a constant nuclear arms
    race.
  • After the Cuban Missile Crisis, people know how
    close the Earth came to annihilation, leaders
    begin to discuss limiting the use of nuclear
    weapons.
  • After Kennedy is assassinated, an increased
    presence in Vietnam leads to a new look into
    Containment.

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