The Kennedy Administration: The Bay Of Pigs Invasion

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Civil Rights activist believed Kennedy was not focusing enough on domestic issues happening in the United States. Many people fail to understand the United States was dealing with a great deal of turmoil domestically and internationally, during the Kennedy Administration, and as the Chief Diplomat, the Kennedy main focus would have been foreign relations and not domestic. The Bay of Pigs Invasion was one of the first international the Kennedy Administration was forced to deal with. The Bay of Pigs originated in President Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration but was carried out a few months after Kennedy was sworn into the Presidency. The Bay of Pigs was supposed to unseat Communist Cuban leader Fidel Castro, however, it was a great failure.

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