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Cold War: Communism in Cuba

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Fidel Castro
..., Cuban revolutionary leader who overthrew the corrupt regime of the dictator Fulgencio Batista in 1959 and soon after established a Communist state. He was prime minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976 and…
President Eisenhower
US President who sent military advisors to Vietnam and decided that the "Domino Theory" would be America's philosophy and reason for entering the Vietnam War
Cuban Exiles
people who had been kicked out of cuba because they did not agree with the government-trained by the U.S to stage a revolt against Castro
President Kennedy
US President who sent more military advisors to Vietnam and also sent Green Berets
Bay of pig invasion
U.S. drops Cuban exiles on coast of Cuba at the Bay of pigs in April 1961. All are captured before they can gain support to overthrow Castro
Nikita Khrushchev
For the first few years after Stalin's death in 1953, a group of leaders shared power. As time went by, however, one man did gain power. Like Stalin, he believed that communism would take …
Cuban Missile Crisis
the US discovers nuclear missiles are on their way to cuba so they take action and the ships from russia turn around
After a standoff, the soviet union removes misiles and the U.S promises never to invade Cuba the future.
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