Flashcards in Results of the Cuban missile crisis Deck (6):
Consequences for Kennedy
Strengthened his presidency
Knowledge of US missiles being removed from Turkey was not revealed to public until 1968
At US congressional elections the democrats won their biggest majority in over 20 years
Consequences for Castro
Castro was furious with Khrushchev for not consulting Castro about the removal of nuclear weapons from Cuba
Castro regarded the crisis as a moral defeat for communism
USSR continued to provide economic aid to Cuba
Consequences for Krushchev
Soviet military didnt forgive Khrushchev
humiliation for Khrushchev
led to him loosing power in 1964
however he could claim that he got the US missiles in Turkey removed
When was the hotline introduced?
When was the nuclear test ban treaty?