Presentation on theme: "Museum Entrance Welcome to the Lobby The Soviets build nuclear bases in Cuba American Ships Blockade Cuba Missiles moved out of Cuba Kennedy and Nikita."— Presentation transcript:
Museum Entrance Welcome to the Lobby The Soviets build nuclear bases in Cuba American Ships Blockade Cuba Missiles moved out of Cuba Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev make peace Cuban Missile Crisis Michael levy and Chris Bleeker Michael levy and Chris Bleeker
Name of Museum Info about Michael and Chris We like Baseball. We are athletes. Back to Lobby. Cuban Missile Crisis
Name of Museum Room 2 Title Cuban Missile Crisis
Name of Museum Room 1 Title Cuban Missile Crisis
Name of Museum Room 3 Title Cuban Missile Crisis
Name of Museum Room 4 Title Cuban Missile Crisis
Name of Museum This is one of the nuclear missiles that were in Cuba. If not stopped a missile similar to this one may have destroyed part of the United States of America. Nuclear Missile Back to Room 1
Name of Museum Nuclear missile site in Cuba Back to Room 1 Nuclear missiles were trucked into nuclear missile bases. This artifact shows two nuclear missile trucks transporting nuclear missiles. These missiles will later be loaded into missile launching stations.
Name of Museum This artifact shows where some of the missile launching stations were located. Most of the bases were in tree cover so they were not easily detected. This artifact also shows were other things are located such as fuel storage. Nuclear Bases Back to Room 1
Name of Museum Fuel Transporting Area Back to Room 1 This artifact shows trucks that are transporting fuel to be used a the nuclear bases. This base is more in the open because it is only used to transport fuel. These photographs were taken October 1962, by an American U-2 spy plane.
Name of Museum Battleships blockades Cuba Back to Room 2 President Kennedy decides to place a blockade around Cuba. The goal was to “Quarantine in Cuba”. He wanted to stop the soviets from transporting military supplies.
Name of Museum Blockade Ships Back to Room 2 These ships were intended to spot and destroy any Soviet transport ships. President Kennedy would not remove the blockade until the Soviets agreed to remove the nuclear weapons.
Name of Museum Airplanes such as these also patrolled for soviet ships carrying supplies. The blockade did not have any encounters with soviet ships so conflict was avoided. Recon Planes Back to Room 2
Name of Museum Avoiding Nuclear War Back to Room 3 President Kennedy and Khrushchev met to avoid future nuclear war. Tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States were growing and the best way to avoid conflict was to have a meeting.
Name of Museum Negotiation between Kennedy and Khrushchev Back to Room 3 This artifact is from after the meeting between Kennedy and Khrushchev. They agreed that the Soviets would take its nukes out of Cuba.
Name of Museum Khrushchev and Kennedy shake hands Back to Room 3 In addition to removing the nuclear weapons president Kennedy agreed not to invade Cuba. Another deal was also made, but it was kept a secret for twenty-five years. The United States also agreed to remove their nuclear weapons from Turkey.
Name of Museum The Soviets Transporting Nuclear Weapons Back to Room 4 The Soviets honored their agreement and began to transport the nukes back to Russia via ship. The ships were just average transporting ships that were loaded with trucks carrying nuclear weapons.
Name of Museum The United States also honored its agreement and went to remove its nukes from Turkey. Soon the tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States declined. America Also Removes Nukes Back to Room 4
Name of Museum Nukes Return to Soviets Back to Room 4 Soon after the crisis President Kennedy urged Americans to reexamine Cold War myths and stereotypes so that differences could be put aside. Following the Cold War the superpowers established a “Hotline” between the White House and the Kremlin. Finally the signing of the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty was done on July 25, 1963.