Castro's Consolidation of Power Flashcards Preview

IB History > Castro's Consolidation of Power > Flashcards

Flashcards in Castro's Consolidation of Power Deck (32)
Loading flashcards...
1

Batista fled Cuba in

1958

2

Army attempted to establish US supported

junta

3

CIA Coup

Guatemala in 1954, at behest of US corporations.

4

Jan 1959, John Foster Dulles

"provisional government free from communist taint."

5

Nixon met Castro in

1959

6

US trade embargo

1959-1960

7

Bay of Pigs Invasion

17 April 1971

8

May 1971

Cuban Revolutionists announced that they were socialist.

9

PSP

Popular Socialist Party

10

Nov 1959

Removing anti-communists from power

11

Antonio Núñez Jiménez, head of INRA

The National Institute of Agrarian Reform

12

ORI

1961 - 26 of July Movement, DR, and PSP merged to create Integrated Revolutionary Organisations.

13

PCC

1965- Communist Party of Cuba

14

Jan 1959

Provisional government.

15

Manuel Urrutia Lleó

President of pg

16

José Miró Cardona

Prime minister of pf

17

Rebels in party

3 - one from the M-26-7

18

Leader of armed forces

Castro

19

ORPC

Office of the Revolutionary Plans and Coordination

20

Feb 1959

Miró resigned and Castro made prime minister. Power with ORPC

21

April 1959

Urrutia closed casinos and brothels. Riots with urban worlers.

22

INRA and ORPC

INRA absorbed the ORPC, becoming Cuba's real government and superseding Urrutia's government.

23

Pedro Díaz Lanz

Chief of Revolutionary Air Force resigned in Jan 1960, for too much communism.

24

Urrutia vs Castro

Power struggle after Lanz, Castro resigned PM, in protest againt Urrutia (who was planning treason).

25

July 1960

Urrutia resigned.

26

Osvaldo Dorticós

Urrutia replacement, more amenable to Castro's decisions. Remained President until 1976.

27

Dec 1976,

Castro replaced Doritcós naming him President of Cuba

28

Dec 1960

Fidel Castro was 'supreme leader'

29

Laws

Political parties banned
News and radio censored.
All judicial, legislative and executive power was in hands of Castro.

30

April 1959

Castro suspending election.