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    Similar to North Korea in the way of government corruption, is Cuba due to a man named Fidel Castro. In Cuba, Castro was inspired by previous revolutions to lead a coup against the current government at the time. It was majorly successful. After the rebellion, he worked his way up into the high ranks and was elected a Prime Minister, a position of extreme influence and power in Cuba, and later became President, executing all enemies and anyone who opposed his rule. He implemented policies and…

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    dictatorship implements a new constitution that enraged the majority of the Cuba populates. One year later in 1953, a lawyer named Fidel Castro led a group of 140 independence fighters to attack the Moncada, Cuba army barracks. Operation Cuba Revolution was well- planned with an element of surprise, however due to the quick reaction from Cuba military forces the assault was a total failure and as a resulted…

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    French Revolution Annotated Bibliography - Michelle Zhen Thesis Statement: The economic and social needs of the people were not met by the government, thus causing the French and Cuban Revolution. “26th of July Movement.” World History: The Modern Era. ABC-CLIO, 2015. Web. 3 Dec. 2015. This article details the events of the 26th of July Movement following Fidel Castro and middle class rebels. It talks about the reasons why Castro wanted to overthrow Fulgencio Batista. The 26th of July Movement…

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    The Cuban Revolution

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    ATTENTION! Spaniards invading Cuba! We as Americans need to expand, we need to get bigger, we need to get stronger. We need Cuba! Maximo Gomez, Calixto Garcia, and Jose Marti are the main leaders of the Cuban revolution. Cuba is going through separation from the Spanish Empire. Cuba is a land that consists of lush, green jungles and foliage covered hills and mountains. The coast contains beautiful beaches and gorgeous views. The land mostly consists of sugarcane and tobacco fields for crop…

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    The Cuban Revolution rooted itself in Cuba in the year 1961. Prior to 1961, the Revolution was an experiment in Cuba, but because of the decisions Fidel Castro made, the government of the revolution legitimized itself and became truly recognized as the standing government of Cuba. Castro declared the year 1961 the Year of Education but much more occurred; in 1961 Castro was able to fight off the United States at Playa Girón and then solidified international alliances with the Soviet Union, the…

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    Cuba has undergone extreme political, economic and cultural change since 1953 and is an extraordinary anomaly of communist rule, surviving in a capitalistic world. The Cuban Revolution of 1959, led by Fidel Castro and his 26th of July movement, saw the overthrow of the then Cuban President, Fulgenico Batista. Since the revolt, Castro governed a communist-socialist state and the country has experienced many political, societal and economic difficulties despite having one of the best education and…

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    Cuban Revolution Gloves

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    “You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.” These were the infamous words of Joseph Stalin, one of history’s most despised figures, regarding the events of the Soviet Revolution. Nevertheless, the context or man behind the quote do not take away from its significance. In his reference of the silk gloves, Stalin asserted that one cannot succeed in revolution without getting their hands dirty. The quotation portrays the imminence of the consequences that come with a revolution but also…

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    Cuban Revolution Dbq

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    many social reforms in Cuban society, including gender reforms for women. Different people took different stances on the subject of female equality within Cuba; there was a group of people that supported gender reforms in Cuba and thought these reforms to be successful, a group consisting of people that supported gender reforms in Cuba but thought them to be unsuccessful, ands group of people that completely opposed the idea of gender reforms in Cuba. During the Cuban Revolution, many people…

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    There are a number of revolutions that we have studied in the second part of the course. However, the two I am focusing on are the Mexican and Cuban revolutions. These revolutions have three main aspects in common: they are both nationalistic revolutions. Secondly, they both are multifaceted- each supported by different people in the social hierarchy such as peasants and students. Lastly, each push for a more equitable society in terms of class and race and attempt to create laws to support…

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    peasants wanted self governance. With the events from a successful Cuban revolution fresh in their minds, these peasants formed the FARC in 1966. This group envisioned a similar revolution would occur in their own country. In comparison to Cuba, Colombia has ten times the area, so a larger force was necessary to militarily challenge the Colombian government. In addition, the FARC needed widespread rural support for an effective revolution to succeed. For the next two decades, the FARC and its…

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