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April 17, 1961, the Bay of Pigs invasion began, under what president?

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1. April 17, 1961, the Bay of Pigs invasion began, under what president?
   Johnson
   Kennedy
   Nixon
   Eisenhower
   Taft
2. Who initiated the Bay of Pigs Invasion?
   Eisenhower
   Nixon
   Kennedy
   Roosevelt
   Truman
3. The goal of the Bay of Pigs Invasion was to oust whose regime?
   Guevara
   Batista
   Castro
   Chavez
   Pinochet
4. What U.S. agency was behind the Bay of Pigs Invasion?
   FBI
   Treasury
   NSA
   CIA
   Commerce
5. Who was poised to take over the provisional presidency of Cuba once the invasion was successful?
   Cardona
   Pinochet
   Chavez
   Guevara
   Franco
6. The U.S. was extremely wary of Cuba's relationship with which Soviet premier?
   Lenin
   Stalin
   Khrushchev
   Yeltsin
   Putin
7. Who made personal pleas to companies to return the captured invaders?
   Nikita Khrushchev
   Maxwell Taylor
   Dwight Eisenhower
   Robert McNamara
   Robert Kennedy
8. One of the direct consequences of the Bay of Pigs invasion was what event?
   Nuclear Disarmament
   Nuclear War
   Latin American Crisis
   Cuban Missile Crisis
   Key West Crisis
9. After the failed Bay of Pigs invasion, the CIA put what new operation in place to destabilize Cuba?
   Hellcat
   Mongoose
   Spitfire
   Rikkitikkitavi
   Stray Dog
10. In what year were U.S.-Cuban ties restored?
   1970
   1985
   1995
   2000
   2014