Cuban Missile Crisis


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|| 1901 || President William McKinley introduced the Platt Amendment, which allowed U.S. intervention in Cuban affairs || || 1934 || Legislation was valid until this time and various dictators had run the Cuban government || || 1959 || Fidel Castro(anti- american) stepped forward to lead the revolution || || 1960 || USSR starts to trade sugar and oil to Cuba || || April17, 1961 || JFK tried to overthrow the uprising of Fidel Castro. The Bay of Pigs invasion was 1500 Cuban dissents to Cuba and they were trained by the CIA || || 1961 || Invasion did not work, Castro's army quickly brought down the invasion and two weeks later become Communistic || || October 1962 || USSR shipped Nuclear Ballistic Missiles to Cuba || || October 27, 1962 || The most dangerous point in the crisis occurred when an American U-2 reconnaissance plane was shot down over Cuba || || October 28, 1962 || Khrushchev decided to withdraw the nuclear arms from Cuba and the United States declared publicly that it would not attack Cuba and privately withdrew its nuclear arsenal from Turkey || || Late 1962 || Castro was unaware of those negotiations, which reveals the degree to which Cuba was viewed as a minor player by the Soviet Union. Lasted 13 days || || 1901 || President William McKinley introduced the Platt Amendment, which allowed U.S. intervention in Cuban affairs || || 1934 || Legislation was valid until this time and various dictators had run the Cuban government || || 1959 || Fidel Castro(anti- american) stepped forward to lead the revolution || || 1960 || USSR starts to trade sugar and oil to Cuba || || April17, 1961 || JFK tried to overthrow the uprising of Fidel Castro. The Bay of Pigs invasion was 1500 Cuban dissents to Cuba and they were trained by the CIA || || 1961 || Invasion did not work, Castro's army quickly brought down the invasion and two weeks later become Communistic || || October 1962 || USSR shipped Nuclear Ballistic Missiles to Cuba || || October 27, 1962 || The most dangerous point in the crisis occurred when an American U-2 reconnaissance plane was shot down over Cuba || || October 28, 1962 || Khrushchev decided to withdraw the nuclear arms from Cuba and the United States declared publicly that it would not attack Cuba and privately withdrew its nuclear arsenal from Turkey || || Late 1962 || Castro was unaware of those negotiations, which reveals the degree to which Cuba was viewed as a minor player by the Soviet Union. Lasted 13 days || || 1901 || President William McKinley introduced the Platt Amendment, which allowed U.S. intervention in Cuban affairs || || 1901 ||

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Works Cited


"American History." 2007. ABC-CLIO. May 19, 2007.

<http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>


"United Streaming." 2007. Discovery Education. May 19, 2007. <http://www.unitedstreaming.com>