CRISIS OF THE COLD WAR

Crisis of the Cold War – Remember it, Test it!

Crisis of the Cold War – Remember it, Test it!

Hungary Invasion, 1956

GCSE History Revision - Space RaceThe Nuclear and Space Races

* Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) and their increasing range

* The Space Race including Sputnik 1, Yuri Gagarin, Apollo 11


Crises at the end of the decade

* The U2 Crisis

* The Paris Summit, May 1960

* The Berlin Wall

Nuclear negotiations

* Partial Test Ban Treaty

* Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty of 1968


Cuba

* Bay of Pigs Crisis

* Cuban Missile Crisis

GCSE History Revision - The Prague Spring 2The Prague Spring


Test it!

Questions

Described what happened in Czechoslovakia between April and August 1968.

Why did the Soviet Union invade Hungary in 1956?

What were the main consequences of the invasion of Hungary on the Cold War?

Describe the events of the Bay of Pigs Incident.

Why did the U2 missile crisis increase tensions between the USA and the USSR?

Why didn’t the West intervene in the Prague Spring?

Was the ‘peaceful co-existence’ really that peaceful at all?

What were the main consequences of the Soviet invasion of Hungary?

Which of the U2 Missile Crisis and the Bay of Pigs Incident had a more damaging effect on relations between the USA and the Soviet Union?

Explain why the Cuban Missile Crisis did not lead to all-out war.

Who ‘won’ the Cuban Missile Crisis?