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What was the name of the Russian satellite which was launched in 1957?
Sputnik
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Why did Khrushchev say America was living under a red moon?
He knew the USSR would get to the moon first
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What did Eisenhower develop in order to enter the Space race?
NASA
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What country in Europe gave America the capability to have first strike against Russia?
Turkey
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What was the name of the Cuban dictator the Americans supported?
Batista
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What did rich Americans use Cuba for?
Gambling, holidays...
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In what year did Castro seize power?
1959
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When Castro nationalised American businesses and land what did he use the profits for?
Health and education
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In retaliation what food product did Eisenhower stop buying?
Sugar
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Who were the La Brigada 2506?
Cuban outcasts
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Why did America not use air strikes during the Bay of Pigs invasion?
They didnt want to use them too early.
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Name one thing Khrushchev offered Castro in return for friendship and missile bases?
Protection, trade or investment
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On 16th October 1962 what did U2 spy planes discover on Cuba?
Missile bases
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What did Kennedy tell the world he was going to set up around Cuba on 22nd October?
Naval blockade
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Which telegram did Kennedy agree too?
The second, asking for Turkey missiles to be removed first
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What did Khrushchev and Bobby Kennedy agree too?
Remove missile bases from Turkey in secret.
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When was the Hotline between Russia and America first used?
Afghanastan war
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What was the Test Ban Treaty?
The agreement to stop using weapons
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What was the outer space treaty?
The agreement to not put any weapons in space
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