Flashcards in Transformation Of The Cold War Deck (17):
Why was the Berlin Wall built?
The u2 crisis
What was the u2 crisis?
The u2 crisis was when an American spy plane was shot down by the ussr
What did the USA say the plane was
A weather plane
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.
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
When was the Cuban missile crisis
Who was the leader of Cuba
Bautista and he was allies with the USA
Who took over Cuba after Bautista
Castro and we was communist so he made allies with the USSR
What was the bay of pigs
This was when the USA tried to invade Cuba to make them democratic again but they failed.
What did the Soviet Union give to Cuba to put pressure on the USA
They gave Cuba missiles
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.
What did the ussr do when they approached the naval blockade
They turned around.
What was the Brezhnev doctrine
It was the rule that no one was going to leave the buffer zone
What did czechoslovakia want
They wanted reforms\freedom however because of Hungary they didn’t want to leave the Warsaw Pact.
However what did Brezhnev do because they were leaving the buffer zone
He sent 500,000 troops to invade to gain control again
What were the reasons for the detente
Cuba, MAD, saving money, human rights