As part of CCEA History Unit 2 it is necessary to study the Cuban Missile Crisis which can either be asked as part of an essay or in the source question. I have included a document on how the Cuban Missile Crisis came about and which is based on the CCEA question-
Explain how and why the USA and USSR came close to Nuclear War over Cuba in 1962 and the consequences of the Crisis on relations between the two states.
-Castro and his policies and attitude to the USA 1959 – Oct. 1962
-Development of relations between Cuba and USSR, 1959 – Oct. 1962
-Response of the USA and events of the 13 Days
-Consequences of the crisis for USSR and USA