Thats one small step for man one giant leap for

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“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” JFK and Foreign Affairs ______________________________ – JFK created this volunteer group to train Americans to go to underdeveloped countries and help those underprivileged people _______________________________ – JFK stepped up military aid in South Vietnam, which was fighting Communists called Vietcong. In May 1961, JFK sent 400 Green Berates to South Vietnam to act as military advisors ________________________________ – JFK started this program of aid and reform to improve the living conditions of people in Latin America ________________________________________ – In 1963, US, Britain, and Russia agreed to ban all BUT underground nuclear testing. This was perhaps JFK’s greatest achievement in foreign policy Berlin (1961-1963 ) – In 1961, Khrushchev renewed his threat to make a separate treaty with East Germany. He claimed this treaty would end the Western nation’s rights of free access to West Berlin. JFK warned that the US would not abandon the people of West Berlin. In August 1961, the East German government with approval of Moscow began to erect a “________” along the line between East and West Berlin. The Berlin Wall was taken down in November 1989. Cold War Confrontations The CIA planned to overthrow the communist leader of Cuba, _______________________
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They trained Cuban exiles to land in Cuba, spark an uprising, and overthrow Castro On April 17, 1961, about 1,500 CIA trained Cuban exiles landed at the Pay of Pigs in southern Cuba Within days the exiles were crushed by Cuban forces _____________________________________ disaster was humiliating for JFK At a critical moment of the confrontation JFK refused to provide American air support Three consequences of The Bay of Pigs
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