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1

Why was the Berlin Wall built?

The u2 crisis

2

What was the u2 crisis?

The u2 crisis was when an American spy plane was shot down by the ussr

3

What did the USA say the plane was

A weather plane

4

What were the results of the u2 crisis

An increase in tension between the USA and the USSR, also the Paris summit meeting being cancelled.

5

What happened as a result of the meeting being cancelled

The issues in Berlin and Germany weren’t resolved and the Berlin Wall was built

6

When was the Cuban missile crisis

1962

7

Who was the leader of Cuba

Bautista and he was allies with the USA

8

Who took over Cuba after Bautista

Castro and we was communist so he made allies with the USSR

9

What was the bay of pigs

This was when the USA tried to invade Cuba to make them democratic again but they failed.

10

What did the Soviet Union give to Cuba to put pressure on the USA

They gave Cuba missiles

11

What did the USA do to stop the ussr suppling missies to Cuba

They created a naval blockade with their ships to stop supply’s from entering.

12

What did the ussr do when they approached the naval blockade

They turned around.

13

What was the Brezhnev doctrine

It was the rule that no one was going to leave the buffer zone

14

What did czechoslovakia want

They wanted reforms\freedom however because of Hungary they didn’t want to leave the Warsaw Pact.

15

However what did Brezhnev do because they were leaving the buffer zone

He sent 500,000 troops to invade to gain control again

16

What were the reasons for the detente

Cuba, MAD, saving money, human rights

17

What attempts were made to get rid of the Cold War

SALT and Nixon tried to make better relations with China