On January 1959, Fidel Castro became the communist leader of Cuba. As a result of this inauguration, Soviet’s ship hundreds of thousands of warheads to Cuba. A map created from various sources state, “US announces a quarantine against ships carrying offensive weapons to Cuba.” The United States, once again, interferes to prevent the Soviet Union from installing weapons in Cuba that are in range of U.S land. As a result of this quarantine, the Soviets began to remove their missiles, five days later. This shows that the United States quickly ended the threat of Soviet bombs and prevented the expansion of the Soviet Nation.
Although there were many times during the Cold War that the United States attempted to contain communism like the Truman Doctrine , which declared that America would support the free people, three examples are very clear.. They controlled the expansion of communism by the Berlin Airlift, the Korean War, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. As soon as the Soviets decided to expand, the Americans followed up with the decision to contain. These series of event, arguably, prevented the Soviet Nation’s reign on the