The Revolution Of The Cuban Revolution Essay

948 Words Nov 4th, 2016 4 Pages
One of the most important historical events that occurred in Cuba was the Cuban Revolution from 1959 to 1963. The revolution affected the history of Cuba and shaped the country to become what it is today. During the 1920s and 1930s, the Cuban government was suffering from fascist and dictatorship regime. The economy was also suffering and life was difficult, especially for poor and middle-class people. After Franklin Roosevelt becoming a president in 1932, the United Stated got involved in the Cuban situation. The US stroke Cuba in 1933 to remove the dictator president who escaped the country. Fulgencio Batista was assigned as president with the consent of the White House. Batista dictatorship will remain in action for over 25 years until the beginning of the revolution.

Fidel Castro was born in 1927 to a successful Spanish immigrant who had wealth and power. Castro had a good education and was expected to be the heir of his family. However, Castro did not want to live the comfort life he was expected to. He had deeper visions and wanted to change America and build a better future. Fidel had a strong personality and was passionate and determined, which helped with his leadership of the revolution. In 1948 Castro would witness the riot of Bogotazo , and it would be one of his most important moments. During the riot, Castro was able to take a closer first glimpse of how popular movement can be organized. Castro was sentenced to 15 years in prison along with his brother Raul,…

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