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    The Bay of Pigs invasion was a waste of America’s time and the invasion should not have been thought about in the first place. It was just lost of $13 million and lives that shouldn’t have been in the invasion. The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) just gave the Frente Revolucionario Democratico (FRD) guns and told them run back into Cuba and give it the best you got. Also, shows that we get ahead of ourselves and that we get worked up over the littlest things. When we do we do not think about, have the time to prepare, and going into it then thinking on what to do and by that time it was too late to start planning. A little bit of thought process could have made this invasion into a happy victory, instead of total embarrassing loss, and also from losing guns in the water to having no support,…

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    In addition to problems with domestic defense in World War II, the CIA’s failure to communicate and therefore execute has also led to “fumbled” and inadequately planned and thought out attacks on foreign countries. In April of 1964, one of the most disastrous attacks of our national history, known as the Bay of Pigs Invasion, took place with the intention of overthrowing Cuba’s communist government 's leader, Fidel Castro. The United States was so afraid of Castro because Cuba is so close to…

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    The Bay of Pigs Invasion Imagine being a Cuban exile on the front line in an effort that was about to happen to invade your homeland. I will be teaching you about a part of American history that proved that plans don’t always happen how you want them too. America sent Cuban exiles with American weaponry to invade Cuba and overthrow the new leader, Fidel Castro. The Bay of Pigs Invasion happened because Castro took control of Cuba and America invaded them. Soon-after it started Cuba won. Who was…

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    I. The Bay Pigs Invasion was a covert operation conducted by the CIA and the U.S. Government in the 1960’s. The operation took place in Cuba and ended being a complete failure which led to the cover up by the CIA saying that the U.S. had no part in the invasion at all even though it was completely their plan. At the time president John. F Kennedy had agreed to come up with the funds to go through with the invasion. A poor landing site, unfavorable decisions regarding air strikes, and poor…

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    One major event that occurred during Kennedy’s presidency was the Bay of Pigs Invasion. This was the attempted invasion of Cuba. Eisenhower started to plan this, but he left Kennedy to make the final decision. This invasion was being considered so that the Cuban dictator, Castro, would be overthrown, and so that the Communist influence wouldn’t spread to that region. This invasion ended up being a failure because of the support for Castro in Cuba. While Kennedy expected many Cuban revolters,…

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    The Bay of Pigs invasion is one of the largest foreign policy blunders in United States history, but did this event help shape the great legacy of President John F. Kennedy? The disaster which toke place on the Cuban shore in 1961 helped change JFK’s approach to foreign policy and ultimately helped shape the world existing today. President John F. Kennedy began his presidential regime with a very strong stance on foreign policy. In his inaugural address, JFK proclaims, “Let every nation know,…

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    step, president Kennedy could get america into another world war.President Kennedy had a task he had to take on when he came into office, Bay of Pig Invasion. The Bay of Pigs Invasion was an invasion on January 1, 1959. The invasion took place in attempt to overthrow communist leader of cuba, Fidel Castro. The invasion was led by the FBI, 1500 Cuban exiles were trained and the ones who invaded. The invasion failed and pushed Cuba closer to communist country, Russia. Kennedy had to decide how to…

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    Fidel Castro Cuban Revolution Embargo Soviet Union Eisenhower Cuban Exiles JFK Bay of Pigs Air support Khrushchev Blockade Turkey Cuban Missile Crisis Agreements In 1959, Fidel Castro led a revolution in Cuba, Cuban Revolution. As a result of Castro taking over many of the American companies, America instituted an embargo against Cuba. However, Fidel castro began to accept help from the Soviet Union, both economic and military aid. Later on, in 1960, President Eisenhower agreed to let the CIA…

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    The YouTube video of mine that just hit one millions just happens to be my school project for AP United States History. This video is a combination of comedy and nonfiction that reviews the failed Bay of Pigs invasion. This video was made to help my classmates prepare for the EOC at the end of the semester. In this video, I play the roll of Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson who is the mastermind behind the Bay of Pigs Invasion. Lyndon B. Johnson believes that this plan is going to be a complete…

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    The Bay of Pigs Invasion, which also occurred during the Cold War, was an invasion of Cuba by 1500 Cubans who were exiled by Fidel Castro in 1961; this invasion was funded by the U.S. government and had been planned by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 1960 (“Bay of Pigs”). This plan was initially decided by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, but was finalized by the recently inaugurated President John F. Kennedy (“Bay of Pigs”). This incident ultimately lead to the Cuban Missile Crisis of…

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