The United States and the Soviet Union came to the brink of nuclear war in 1962 over Soviet missile bases in a. Brazil. c. Cuba. b. Colombia. d. Haiti.

QUESTION POSTED AT 03/12/2019 - 12:35 PM

Answered by admin AT 03/12/2019 - 12:35 PM

The United States and the Soviet Union came to the brink of nuclear war in 1962 over Soviet missile bases in Cuba. This was referred to as the "Cuban Missile Crisis". The US was mostly concerned about the very close proximity of the missiles to its shores. 
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The correct answer is C. Most of the native population was immune to the diseases introduced to the Americas from the Eastern Hemisphere

Explanation:

The Columbian Exchange refers to the interchange or transference of products, culture, animals, plants, people, and others that occurred during the 15th and 16th century between America, Africa, and Europe as a result of the colonization and discovery of the New World. This exchange also, implied diseases were brought from Europe to America where they did not exists before, as in the case of smallpox and measles infection, that caused around 80%-95% of the population had died around 1592 as native population had never been exposed to these diseases and thus had not developed immunity to these diseases. Thus, the native population was not immune to the diseases introduced to the Americas.

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