Cuban Missle Crisis
Discuss the conflict between Cuba and the United States, culminating in the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962
In this SAS Curriculum Pathways Interactivity, you will view four short videos and read and analyze six short primary-source documents to collect information which will allow you to take a position and respond to the focus question: Did Khrushchev keep his promise to defend Cuba?
To begin, follow this link to Interactivity 936. If prompted, enter “melody9off” in the Student User Name then click “log in” to begin. (quick launch #936).
As you proceed through the material, you will be instructed to complete a document analysis by identifying passages that support a position. Please be thorough in selecting your passages and in writing your brief analyses of the passages. Always write in complete sentences. When you reach the end, save your document to submit here.
- Activate and build background knowledge about the Cold War, the Cuban Revolution, and the conflict between Cuba and the United States, culminating in the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962
- Analyze the relevant primary-source documents and identify arguments with varying points of view
- Evaluate the arguments for and against Khrushchev’s treatment of Castro