Assignment: “After analyzing the deteriorating relationship between the US and C


Assignment: “After analyzing the deteriorating relationship between the US and Cuba from 1959 onward, and the development of the Cuban Missile Crisis, to what extent do you believe JFK saved the world in October 1962”?
Things To Mention:
Bay of Pigs and its failure
Operation Mongoose
The naval quarantine (blockade) to stop nuclear weapons from entering Cuba
Black Saturday Oct. 27
The Soviets Tactical Nuclear Missiles
JFK had a healthy skepticism of the advice from CIA and Army (because of Bay of Pigs)
Decides not to listen to their advice and sends Bobby to Soviet Embassy
Vasili Arkhipov and Sub – 59
Contain at least 1 primary source and at least 4 secondary sources.


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