The Bay of Pigs Invasion
The Bay of Pigs invasion was significant because it got Fidel Castro to worry about the United States and how they might have the power to conquer Cuba.
The invasion happened on April 17, 1961 to April 19th, 1961 it lasted two days and it was against the United States and Cuban Exiles vs. Cuba. The United States then President John F. Kennedy only had been a couple months into his presidency when he decided to get an attack on Cuba. The Cuban Exiles wanted to get rid of the government that Fidel Castro was in charge of. The Exiles had been trained by C.I.A. agents in Miami, Florida .
The ones who ended up winning in the end were the Cuban people and other people started to blame John F. Kennedy and said that the country didn't train enough or support the exiles .
The C.I.A. had used the exiles to help them overthrow Castro, and the New York Times decibes it as the C.I.A. using the Cubans as "puppets" . The invasion started on April 17th, 1961 and lasted two days in the Bay of Pigs or translated in spanish as "Bahia de los Cochinos ".