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Cuban Missile Crisis JCC - USA
head chair: chris noh
JCC STAFF: Darius Jamal, Harry Patel
The Berlin Blockade & Nuclear Arms Race
The Berlin Blockade
In 1948 the US, Great Britain, and France began reorganizing their respective occupied zones
of West Germany to assume self-governance (USSR occupied East Germany). During this process, a
new currency was introduced, which allowed Germany to participate and compete internationally on
an economic level. However...
The Nuclear Arms Race
The Atomic Bomb employed by the U.S. to bring a swift end to World War II initiated the nuclear arms race between the U.S. and the USSR. By the end of the '40s, the United States had a nuclear monopoly and posed a real threat to the USSR...
Foreign Involvement & Cuba
In 1949, China, under the leadership of Mao Zedong, became one of the first countries to fall to
communism. After the defeat of the Japanese Empire in World War II, the Allies had the Korean Peninsula divided on the 38th parallel...
Cuba and the Bay of Pigs
In 1959 under the leadership of Fidel Castro, Cuba became a Communist nation, and diplomatic relations with the U.S. began to deteriorate...