History Notes on 4-19-07

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Unformatted text preview: History Notes on 4-17-07 19/04/2007 13:08:00 ← Lecture Outline – The Cold War II: Battling Around the World ← ← I. Intro ← II. Cuba • Causes • Revolt • Communist Role ← III. Vietnam ← IV. Other Cold War events of the 60’s and 70’s • Détente • Ping-Pong Diplomacy ← V. Afghanistan ← Important Dates, People, & Terms ← Fidel Castro ← Osama bin Laden ← Lyndon Johnson ← Gulf of Tonkin Incident ← SALT ← Mujahodin ← Che Guvara ← John F. Kennedy ← Tet Ofesnive ← Fulgencio Batista The Cold War II: Battling Around the World 19/04/2007 13:08:00 ← I. Introduction • The 1960’s and 1970’s ← II. Cuba ← Causes: • US sets up a government to run Cuba, but the basis of it is power o Funds and equipts the new Cuba military o Writes into the new Cuban constintuion that the US had the right to invade a second time, to protect the government Means that Cuba still isn’t completely independent • Dictators start to take over, despite the democratic system o 1933: Fulgencio Batista comes and stays for the next 20 years Sometimes he was a president, but other times he had other people be president, while he still controlled (to keep the democracy) 1952: Finally comes out and declares him as dictator o Fidel Castro’s initial attempt in 1953, but is unsuccessful Captured and exiled, sent to Mexico Meets a young doctor while there, named Che Guevra The two decide to work together o Organize an invasion of Cuba, to overthrow the current government 1956, they are able to organize this (with about 80 people in total) Travel by boat from Mexico to the Eastern part of Cuba Almost all captured, and those who escaped fled into the mountains in Eastern Cuba...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HIST 002 taught by Professor Mcfarland during the Spring '07 term at Drake University .

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