The 's Conspiracy And The Castro 's Attack On The Moncada Barracks Bear Resemblance

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There are moments in history that can almost mirror later events. Patterns can be found in the types of people that obtain power, how they obtain power, and the circumstances of the state surrounding their rises to power. Catiline is an example of failure to secure power. He raised an army of revolutionists who were found out before they could carry out their plan to murder hundreds of senators. Fidel Castro, who did achieve power later in his political career, created a plan to attack that Moncada Barracks which failed, in the end. Catiline’s Conspiracy and the Castro’s attack on the Moncada Barracks bear resemblance. The similarities between the two events can be found in the leaders, Catiline and Castro, and their followers, as well as the conditions of the Rome and Cuba and how Catiline and Castro used that to their own advantage, and lastly how the two attempt attacks ended. Fidel Castro was born to a relatively rich family in Cuba, which was defined greatly from the amount of land that a man owned, and his father owned 25,000 acres in total . Catiline, though born an aristocrat, had little money as his family was quite poor, but he had title which was equally as important as riches . Both, though, were politically active as young men. Castro became involved with politics early on in his University years. It was during this time that he became greatly acquainted with the Marxist theory, which his later platforms were greatly based in. Castro himself claims that, “…if…

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