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Everything you need to k now a bout the cold war in cuba to succeed in apush

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Everything You Need To Know About The Cold War In Cuba To Succeed In APUSH

APUSH Review: The Cold War In Cuba


Background on cuba

Background On Cuba

  • Pre-1959:

    • US businesses were active in Cuba (mines, farms, hotels, etc.)

  • January 1, 1959:

    • Castro took control of Cuba, Batista is overthrown

  • US relations with Castro were shaky; he becomes an ally with the Soviet Union

  • 1961, US breaks relations with Cuba


Bay of pigs invasion 1961

Bay Of Pigs Invasion (1961)

  • Prior to Eisenhower leaving office, plan was in place to overthrow Castro

    • Cuban exiles (trained by US) would invade Cuba

  • April, 1961 the invasion takes place

    • US does not directly get involved

    • The invasion is a HUGE failure

  • Impact:

    • Cuba and USSR worry about future invasions


Cuban missile crisis 1962

Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)

  • On October 14, US surveillance discover missiles with nuclear capabilities in Cuba

    • Could destroy most of the US

  • JFK quarantined Cuba

    • Would not allow other Soviet ships in

    • Preparing for war

    • Soviets had 42,000 troops in Cuba – could repel a US attack

  • Eventually, the Soviet Union withdrew missiles

    • US promised not to attack Cuba

    • US would withdraw missiles from Turkey

  • Impact?

    • “hot line” established


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