Emma McGath and Haven Dagenhart
-Fidel Castro, JFK, and Fulgencio Batista
-The US was trying to turn Cuba to a Democracy, while the USSR was trying to keep them Communist.
When and Where?
-It took place in Cuba
Why and How?
-Fidel was a Communist, the US had a agreement to help any country from becoming Communist and Russia had a act to help any country that is trying to become Communist.
- US spy planes seen the missiles and was worried
- They became very close to what would have been WWIII
- US and USSR talked it out
- US put embargo on Cuba
1955: fidel gets released from prison
1956: castero returns to Cuba
1957: revolution gains momentum
1958: US boycotts Cuba
1959 Castro forces advance