By: Amber Meach
Dr. Edward Teller helped with this bomb. The H Bomb was bigger than any atomic bomb. The United states was the first to use one of these H Bombs. After that, the soviet union made the same thing or a replica of the H Bomb. The soviets used this against the U.S. It was important because this is what U.S and Russia had against each other. This was like them going and forth with nuclear bombs.
Bay of Pigs Invasion
In 1960, President Eisenhower's administration decided to overthrow Fidel Castro. He is the dictator of Cuba. Then new presidency came from President Kennedy. He allowed the attack on Cuba. Unfortunately, the U.S made the mistake of using spy planes and got caught. This helped Castro prepare for our attack. Kennedy was threatened and hated for the failure of this mission. This was important because this made us look dumb and made Cubans more against us.
North and South Korea
Soon after WWII, Korea was split into North and South Korea. North Korea was communist.The Korean War started because North Korea attacked South Korea. To help South Korea, the United Nations joined them. The Soviet Union did not join the United Nations. The war didn't get approved by congress. So, President at the time, Harry Truman, declared the police action. This police action allowed American troops get involved.
NATO was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization lead by the U.S along with its allies. It was made so if one country was ever in trouble, they would help. Made to keep peace and to aid or defend each other in times of war.