Why did the Cuban Missile Crisis occur?

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For the first time during the Cold War, Russia and America what?
Faced off
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The origins lay within Cuba since what year? America had influence of the country since when?
1959, 1898
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The relationship dynamics between America and Cuba were threatened when the corrupt regime of Fulgenico Batusta was overthrown what year by whom?
1959, Castro
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Castro was a what who wanted to make Cuba what?
Nationalist, independent
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This created tension with America so by 19__, American economic interests were what in Cuba so there was little surprise when Castro converted to?
1961, seized, communism
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The American government had cut off all trade in a___ with Cuba after the revolt?
Arms
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JFK supported the invasion of Cuba with what mission?
Bay of Pigs
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Name some of the problems with Bay of Pigs that caused it to be a disaster?
Misjudgements of shore lines, men sinking in mud, crashing into the rocks
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America cut off trade with Cuba's what which would be bad for their what?
Sugar, economy
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Castro was furious but he sought help from who?
The Soviets
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The origins lay within Cuba since what year? America had influence of the country since when?

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1959, 1898

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