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These documents chronicle the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. On October 15, 1962, the Soviet Union was discovered attempting to install nuclear missiles in Cuba. These missiles would have been capable of quickly reaching the United States. President Kennedy responded with a naval blockade. After several days of increasing tensions, the Soviet Union finally agreed to remove the missiles.

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    Informal Education,History -- Cold War,Nuclear Arms Race,Middle School,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Higher Education,High School,Political Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130508142637592T,History/Policy/Law,Social Sciences,Graduate/Professional,NSDL_SetSpec_920106

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