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CubaThe Cuban revolution American influence since 1898 ( go to war with Spain over Cuba )  USA promised not to annex it Batista  general + personal dictatorship. Retired but kept a powerful influence Opposition mvt from the left  Fidel Castro ( born in 1927 ) Anti Batista + anti corruption Rebellion triggered by another coup d’état by Batista in 1952 Castro escape + then escape the island, but get caught and go to jail  exile in MexicoStarts to organize anti-Batista rebellion Illegally returns to Cuba in 1956 1958: the military abandons Batista  he flies the country away  1959: Castro organizes a leftist gov BUT NOT COMMUNIST !!eco domination by USA 1959: Castro is not affiliated with Soviets but USA, because it’s a leftist mvt, think that this is a communist country Raoul CastroPushing for closer contact with USSR Feb 1960: Soviet agreement of oil  is Cuba the new Soviet puppet? Not really USSR try to get the USA to have less control Cuba 
 USA forces Cuba into the arms of USSR Castro + Khrushchev  Rub it in Eisenhower’s face Cuba is special to K because Stalin never had any interest in Latin America whatsoever.Cuba  appeals to Khrushchev // he USA knew about it and they didn’t like that Cuba was getting this close to USSR mission of the CIA ordered by Eisenhower to kill Castro  Bay of Pig’s disaster ! ( 1961 )  humiliation for Kennedy tried to do anything to kill Castro ( food poisoning…) Bay of Pig Disaster for USA 

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