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The Bay of Pigs incident - 1961
- Cuba's leader, Fulgencio Batista was a dictator. He was seen as a symbol of American control in Cuba for many Cubans. He was overthrown in 1959 by Fidel Castro.
- After Castro took over Cuba, their connections with the United States declined. In 1960, Castro took over U.S. oil refineries in Cuba.
- In response to this, the USA stopped buying Cuban sugar. Castro retaliated by taking over all of the USA's businesses in Cuba.
- Meanwhile, the USSR had struck up a…