Cuban Missile Crisis
Who: U.S. president John F. Kennedy, Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev, and Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
What: Soviet Union began to install missiles in Cuba. The United States refused to let them because the nuclear missiles can reach anywhere in the United States.
Where: This took place in Cuba, The United States, and the Soviet Union.
When: The Cuban Missile Crisis happened in 1962 when the Soviet Union began to install nuclear missiles in Cuba.
Why: Soviet Union needed missiles so they chose Cuba. After thirteen tense days and many secret negotiations, the Soviet Union removed missiles.
Summary: President John F, Kennedy and leader Nikita Khrushchev made negotiations because Soviet Union put missiles in Cuba but the U.S. Didn't want that. Cuban leader Fidel Castro was in the negotiations but dropped out because he didn't like the negotiations. The U.S. Refused because the nuclear missiles could reach anywhere in the U.S. This all happened in 1962.