Thursday, May 30, 2013

Bay of Pigs

Using the infographic below, answer the following questions about the Bay of Pigs Invasion.

What was the Bay of Pigs Invasion? Name the countries and leaders involved.

What motivated the invasion?

When was the plan set in place? Under what president?

When did the invasion take place? Under what president?

What went wrong? List two mistakes/problems listed in the infographic.

How many Americans captured? Died?

How many planes shot down? Ships sunk?

How long were captives held?

What did we give Cuba in return for the Americans held in captivity?

How did the invasion affect U.S.-Cuba relations?

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