The Cuban Misile crisis

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  • Created on: 02-06-11 10:52

Cuba is a large island off the USA only 144km from the coast, for many years usa had been very happy with the political and economic situation

  • us businesses had dominated cuba and they owned the major indutries
  • the us tourists enjoyed holidays there
  • they aslo dominated it military - Guantamino Bay

The usa supported the leader batista, howevs he was corrupt and unpopular dictator, but they supported him because he was anticommunist

in 1959 Fidel Castro overthrew the government

  • he took over many us owned industries
  • took


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