gdr ; est rule ; why build the wall ; reasons for '60-'61 crisis

second berlin crisis began when?
nov '58
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when khrushchev demanded what?
western allies withdraw troops from their berlin sectors within 6 months
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k then argued this would allow berlin to become what?
demilitarised free city state
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in reality though continued free existance would always be dependent on?
ussr / gdr good will
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how did usa respond?
offering to negotiate
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so k visited america when?
september '59
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but that got them nowhere so follow-up meeting planned in paris when?
may '60
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what happened to paris summit?
abruplty cancelled by k
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following which cold war event?
u2 crisis
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when?
may '60
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during '60 alone nearly how many ppl left GDR thru berlin?
200,000
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in summer '61 k + kennedy met and what did he do?
threaten war unless berlin question sttled
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kennedy responded with public statement saying what?
guaranteed cont'd status west berlin but would't challenge ussr inf on gdr inc east berlin
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when khrushchev demanded what?

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western allies withdraw troops from their berlin sectors within 6 months

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k then argued this would allow berlin to become what?

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in reality though continued free existance would always be dependent on?

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how did usa respond?

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