Cuban Missile Crisis

  • how castro became

    how castro became
    After a six-year long revolution President Fulgencio Batista flees Cuba and Fidel Castro assumes power after proclaiming victory in Santiago.
  • castro is president

    castro is president
    Cuba declares Fidel Castro to be the new premier and president.
  • U.S., Turkey , Missiles

    U.S., Turkey , Missiles
    Turkey and the United States agree to deploy fifteen nuclear-tipped Jupiter missiles in Turkey starting on June 1, 1961. Turkey is member of NATO and shares a border with the Soviet Union.
  • castro saves money

    castro saves money
    During his trip to Cuba Soviet First Deputy Prime Minister Anastas Mikoyan negotiates economic and trade agreements that help Fidel Castro to deccrease Cuba's economic dependence on the United States.
  • Soviets and Cubans buddy up

    Soviets and Cubans buddy up
    The Soviet Union and Cuba establish diplomatic relations.
  • no more money to cuba

    no more money to cuba
    The United States ends its foreign aid program to Cuba.
  • we dont want your sugar anyway

    we dont want your sugar anyway
    The United States stops the import of Cuban sugar, effectively cutting off 80 percent of Cuban exports to the United States
  • deathly smoke

    deathly smoke
    The U.S. plans to assassinate Fidel Castro by poisoning a box of Castro's favorite cigars.

    The confrontation ended on October 28, 1962,[7] when Kennedy and United Nations Secretary-General U Thant reached an agreement with Khrushchev. Publicly, the Soviets would dismantle their offensive weapons in Cuba and return them to the Soviet Union, subject to United Nations verification, in exchange for a US public declaration and agreement never to invade Cuba.