The Cuban Missle Crisis

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  • Kennedy Finds Out

    Kennedy Finds Out
    Kennedy confirmed reports of Soviet technicians and supplies arriving in Cuba.
  • Period: to

    The Cuban Missle Crisis

  • Busted

    Aerial surveillance revealed missles in Cuba.
  • Kennedy Reacts

    Kennedy Reacts
    Kennedy addressed nation on Soviet threat and announced a "quarantine" (blockaded) of Cuba.
  • Back Off

    Back Off
    The USSR warned that U.S. actions could lead to a nuclear war.
  • Agreed

    Kennedy accepted Khrushchev's proposal to end the crisis: Soviets will remove missles and United States will end blockade and promise not to invade Cuba.
  • No More Weapons in Cuba.

    No More Weapons in Cuba.
    Khrushchev announced that weapons will be returned to the Soviet Union.