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1960s shortened

  1. 1. The 1960s
  2. 2. U-2 Incident - 1960
  3. 3. Gary Powers
  4. 5. Batista Castro Bay of Pigs Invasion 1961
  5. 10. 5 Problems with the BoPI <ul><li>Small group sent to distract Castro never made it to Cuba </li></ul><ul><li>WWII bombers failed to knock out all of Cuban Air Force – 13 planes not hit even though CIA reported they were </li></ul><ul><li>No uprising by Cuban citizens – we were counting on this to help </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. military to back-up Cubans were ordered not to fly at the last minute </li></ul><ul><li>Castro knew of attack and had his army waiting </li></ul>
  6. 11. Berlin Wall http://www.funtrivia.com/newflash/trivia.cfm?qid=145930
  7. 12. S.U. creates the Berlin Wall
  8. 17. Cuban Missile Crisis 1962
  9. 22. Outcomes of the CMC <ul><li>Hotline established btwn Kremlin & White House </li></ul><ul><li>Nations signed “Limited Test Ban Treaty”: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cannot detonate underwater, in space or atmosphere </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Alliance for Progress” created: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Send $ to Latin Am. to protect them from Communism </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Peace Corps formed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sent volunteers to work in underdeveloped countries </li></ul></ul>

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