Cuba in the cold war

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  • government headed

    Through the 1950s, the United States had cooperated with the Cuban government headed by General Fulgencio Batista.
  • Castro Jailed

    Castro's first revolution even in the summer of 1953 failed and he was put in jail.
  • invasion

    December 1956, in an invasion that they hoped would lead to a swift victory.
  • Castro group takes control

    Batista fled Cuba and Castro's group takes control of the country. His revolution is successful,
  • Bay of pigs

    1,400 Cuban refugees landed in the swampy Bay of Pigs on Cuba's Southern Coast
  • Berlin Wall construction begins

    To prevent people from East Germany from escaping from the West, the East German government ordered the construction of a high solid wall made of concrete.
  • cuban missle crisis

    Kennedy administration knows for sure that Cuba has missiles and launching capacity to attack the US.
  • Kennedy assasinated

    Kennedy was assassinated before having the opportunity to repond to the rising conflcit in Vietnam.