Fidel Castro gains power over Cuba in 1959
Eisenhower recruits anti-castros for the CIA
Eisenhower: I am breaking ties with Cuba!
WE WILL NOT BE STOPPED
Eisenhower: Have you decided?
Kennedy: I have approved the final plan
3 days later around 1,200 exiles, armed with American weapons and using American landing craft, waded ashore at the Bay of Pigs in Cuba
Cuba's attempt to overthrow the government failed and 1000 Cuban rebels are captured by Pro-Castro forces.
Explore Our Articles and Examples
Try Our Other Websites!
Photos for Class
– Search for School-Safe, Creative Commons Photos (It Even Cites for You!
– Easily Make and Share Great-Looking Rubrics
– Create Custom Nursery Art