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CIVIL RIGHTS (1954-68), WAR OF VIETNAM (1955-75)


CIVIL RIGHTS (1954-68), WAR OF VIETNAM (1955-75)



1961 : Bay of pigs
failed invasion of Cuba by a financed/trained group of Cuban opposed to Castro => overthrow Castro + establish non-communist government to the US ? Cuban missile crisis : spy plane secretly photographed nuclear missile sites being built by the Soviet Union in Cuba => heightened confrontation between Cuba, USSR and US = hottest point of Cold War
1960-70s : Black Progress
increase awareness of racial distinctiveness, instilling racial pride in AA movement motivated by a desire for safety, self-sufficiency for AA, promote equality and racial justice

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