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Preble SS11: LA29

Chapter 29: Latin America

TermDefinition
Bay of Pigs invasion failed US attempt to overthrow Cuba's communist leader
Communism system of government in which the state plans and controls the economy
Cuban missile crisis 1962 confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union caused by Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba
Domino theory belief that if a country fell to communism, near by countries would follow
Guerrillas small bands of fighters who weaken the enemy with surprise raids and hit-and-run attacks
Ernesto “Che” Guevara Argentinian doctor, major leader of the Cuban Revolution
Fidel Castro leader of Cuba from 1959 – 2008
John F. Kennedy US president from 1961-1963
Lyndon B. Johnson US president from 1963-1969
Nikita Khrushchev leader of the Soviet Union 1953 – 1964
Raul Castro Fidel’s younger brother, leader of Cuba from 2008 to today
Created by: staatc60