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    This was the first step of the Cuban Revolution; one of the most important events in Cuba’s history. The Cuban Revolution which started as an uprising in order to overthrow a dictator, ultimately just brought another dictator to power. It affected Cuba’s economy, politics and culture. The Cuban Revolution tried to develop an equal society where every citizen had the same rights and privileges. It also tried to establish Cuba as an economically independent country. While we usually define freedom as the “power or right to speak, or think as we want”, the leaders of the Cuban Revolution had a different concept of what it means to be free. The real starting…

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    The Cuban Revolution took place between the years 1953-1959. The revolution, technically, started in 1952 when Fulgencio Batista took power in Cuba, again. Batista had previously been an army sergeant in Cuba from 1921-1940 and president from 1940-1944; however, with these new elections in 1952, Batista was certain that he was going to lose, so he then decided to take power. Fidel Castro would’ve most likely won a seat in their “Congress” if the elections would’ve been done, but since they…

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    The Cuba revolution happened in 1953 July 26th, to 1959 January 1st, the Cuba revolution occurred from deep unhappiness with the regime of Fulgencio Batista (Batista) elected president of Cuba in 1940 to 1944 then turned dictator from 1952 to 1959. Batista allowed Cuba to be controlled and exploited by the USA. By March 1952 the protagonist for launching an armed revolution was Fidel Castro (Castro) a young lawyer and activists petitioned who aimed to overthrow Batista. Castro accused Batista of…

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    In 1959 after years of revolution Fidel Castro had overthrown dictator Fulgencio Batista, the dictator of Cuba and an American- backed ally. Batista was a corrupt leader and had very pro-American stance in policy making. These allowed U.S companies to completely dominate the Cuban sugar business. At the time U.S companies and wealthy individuals not only controlled the sugar business but also various cattle ranches,mines and other fields of the Cuban economy. Batista was very anti-communist.…

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    Summary The Cuban revolution was a trial and error time for Cuba with many attempts to overthrow the dictatorship Fulgencio Batista. This revolution began in 1952 when Batista seized power. This happen when he realized that he was not going to win president that term.The elections were cancelled as soon as Batista became dictator. As soon as this happen a politician named Fidel Castro (who was likely to win a seat in congress) began plotting Batista’s downfall immediately. Castro became the…

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    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…

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    To what extent was Che Guevara the most influential Revolutionary in the Cuban Revolution The statement To what extent was Che Guevara the most influential Revolutionary in the Cuban Revolution is partially correct as it possesses arguments supporting and challenging. Che Guevara was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary amongst many other talents that he held. Guevara later went on to become the face of the Cuban Revolution (1953-1959) and a symbol of hope for all Cubans. This symbol of hope…

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    dictatorship, and preferred their current democracy. This led to a newly elected high-ranking official to take matters into his own hands. This person was Fidel Castro. He decided to lead an uprising against Fulgencio Batista. He was unsuccessful, and was thrown in prison. His actions, however, had turned him into a hero to the poor citizens of Cuba. He was then released in 1955 and went to Mexico with his brother to make plans for the revolution. From there he went to Cuba and, in 1959 he took…

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    The Socialism Revolution and Its Impact in Cuba Introduction Cuban revolution is the first revolution in Latin America. The first cause of the Cuban revolution was when Cuba was led by a former military President named Filguenco Batista y Zaldivar. He could gain his power after taking power from the previous President and he began to rule in Cuba in 1934. He managed to get the influence of the United State of America. During his reign Batista acts as a dictator so that the natural wealth…

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    Fidel Castro seized power in Cuba with a revolution in January 1959. The United States was becoming increasingly critical of Fidel Castro's government. CIA Director Allen Dulles warned, “Cuba was drifting towards Communism.” Castro had close ties to the Soviet Union who provided Cuba with air and military assistance. The U.S. planned to overthrow Castro's administration, a task taken on by the CIA. The U.S. also hoped that the invasion would stimulate an uprising against the Castro regime…

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