BACKGROUND TO CUBAN MISSILE CRISES

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BACKGROUND CAUSES OF CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
Liz Broderick
Flashcards by Liz Broderick, updated more than 1 year ago
Liz Broderick
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TENSIONS BEGAN BETWEEN THE USA AND CUBA IN WHAT DECADE? 1950S
WHO WAS THE DICTATOR IN CUBA IN THE 1950S BATISTA
WHAT DID HE LET AMERICA CONTROL? CUBAN INDUSTRIES
WHO SUFFERED AS A RESULT? THE POOR OF CUBA
WHO OVERTHREW HIM? FIDEL CASTRO
IN WHAT YEAR WAS HE OVERTHROWN? 1959
WHAT WAS NATIONALISED AFTER THIS? THE SUGAR PLANTATIONS
HOW DID THE AMERICANS REACT? THEY REFUSED TO BUY CUBAN SUGAR
HOW DOES THE USSR GET INVOLVED CASTRO TURNS TO THEM FOR HELP, THEY BUY SUGAR AND SELL THE CUBANS ARMS. CUBA TURNS COMMUNIST.
WHO IS THE RUSSIAN LEADER NOW? KHRUSHCHEV
WHAT HAPPENED AT THE BAY OF PIGS CUBANS WHO FLED CUBA AFTER BATISTA WAS OVERTHROWN WERE USED TO START AN INVASION AND OVER THROW CASTRO.
WHAT YEAR DID THIS HAPPEN? 1961
WHAT DO?S CIA STAND FOR? CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
WHO IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE USA? JFK
WHY DID JFK AND THE CIA NOT SEND IN AMERICAN TROOPS? ITS A COLD WAR
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