People built more bomb shelters.
The Soviets removed the missiles in Cuba.
In exchange, USA pledged to not invade Cuba again. And to remove missiles in Turkey (right).
A direct phone line was set up between their offices to bypass other channels.
November 22, 1963
LBJ took the Presidency
JFK was shot in Dallas
How did the USA try to contain communism?
Marshall Plan – helped countries economically so they won’t go red.
Helped anti-communist troops
Refusing to trade or aid countries in order to punish them
Still today, the USA has an economic embargo on communist Cuba.
Their only cars are from before the embargo!