GCSE HISTORY Cold War PART 3 (1978, Afghanistan (rebels were protesting at…
GCSE HISTORY Cold War PART 3
Geneva summit (
Both sides agreed to meet for further talks.
No agreement reached on how Berlin should be governed.
Soviets agreed to withdraw Berlin ultimatum.
better relationship made
Spy plane fiasco.
After Vienna Kennedy vowed to be more tough towards communism so he increased USA armed forces funding by 2 billion.
Khrushchev had to act to stop the refugee problem.
So on night 13 August 1961, troops built a barbed wire, 27 miles long separating East and West Berlin.
Reduced risk of war.
showed KENNEDY couldn't be BULLIED by Khrushchev.
Cuban revolution: 1959
1961, Cuba cut all ties with USA.
BAY OF PIGS AS KENNEDY COULDNT LET COMMUNIST STATE BUILD NEXT TO AMERICA.
april 1961, BAY OF PIGS
DECEMBER 1961, CASTRO PUBLICALLY ANNOUNCED HIMSELF AS COMMUNIST.
rebels were protesting at new radical reforms bought in by Afghan communist government.
Afghan requested help from USSR
USSR invaded Afghanistan in December 1979.
15,000 soviet troops killed
ussr living standards greatly went down due to the amount of money being spent on war.
war costs USSR 8 billion pounds per year!!!!
1980: US Boycott of MOSCOW OLYMPICS.
21ST AUGUST 1968: 500,000 soviet troops invaded Czechoslovakia.
april 1969, Dubcek removed from office.
, Dubcek introduced his own new reforms that went against communist style. e.g. closer relations with west.
CARTER DOCTRINE 1980
USA would use a great amount of force to protect the Persian golf which had close ties with west. CARTER DOCTRINE