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    synonymous with revolutions and regime change. While, each country experienced a revolution or regime change for their own reasons it cannot be denied it is commonplace. To illustrate, from the years 1943 to 1949 eleven Latin American governments were changed by force (Stokes, 1951, 37). Also, the following is a brief list of revolutions and regime changes that occurred only in the 20th century: Mexico Revolution 1910, Argentinian Coup of 1943, Bolivia, 1952, Guatemalan Revolution 1944 and…

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    Che Guevara Symbolism

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    in the history of photography. The photo, entitled “Guerillero Heroic” was first published in 1967 and exploded as a symbol of revolution (Ziff). This explosive fame was what followed the rumored circumstance of his death. Guevara was known to reportedly be the most glamorized and successful revolutionary to extend his legacy within his nation (Ziff). To this day, the Cuban government idolizes Guevara’s image, plastering his portrait amongst the youth of the country in forms of apparel, and…

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    a little over seven million people, the year 1959 changed the course of their entire future when the Cuban Government under President Fulgencio Batista was toppled by a guerrilla army lead by Fidel Castro and the Movimiento 26 de Julio–the 26th of July Movement–became reality in Cuba. The subsequent government that replaced the Batista regime was lead exclusively by the leaders of this revolution and everything that the government embodied–everything from its policies, its politicians, and all…

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    Fidel Castro's Legacy

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    prominent figure in Cuban politics, as he was the instigator of the Cuban Revolution, of which we still see the long-lasting outcomes in Cuba today. Along with Che Guevara and his brother, Raúl Castro, Fidel Castro went on to become a principal contender in the armed uprising against the US-backed authoritarian government run by Fulgencio Batista. As a revolutionary leader, Castro’s competence as a liberator, and the future of Cuba has been reflected in his quote, “A revolution is a struggle to…

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    continue today. Fidel Castro, a Havana lawyer, ran for the Cuban congress, but it got canceled after Fulgencio Batista became the president and took over Cuba in 1940. In 1953, after previous failed attempts by the Castro brothers they launched an insurrection against Batista (Deplama, “The Cuban Revolution). The war consisted of a…

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    Cuban American Influence

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    an independent country since 1902 but was still under the American influence until the Cuban Revolution. This was because the United States were allowed to have a naval base at Guantanamo and had great capital investments in different businesses and industries such as the sugar industry. During this time Fulgencio Batista was the Cuban dictator but was corrupt and oppressive and therefore disliked by the Cuban citizens. America supported Batista because he was helpful for the American economy…

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    Before the Communist Revolution in 1959, Cuba’s economic system had reached a complete downfall, having a negative impact on the people. Most of the population was living in poverty. Around 75% of people in rural areas lived in huts made out of palm trees, 50% of people didn’t have toilets, 85% of people didn’t have clean, running water, and approximately 90% of people didn’t have electricity. These living conditions exposed people to more illnesses and there was a higher death rate due to the…

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    Constructions of gender throughout Cuban history have shaped Cuba into the country that it is. Both masculine and feminine constructions have occurred, with Fidel Castro’s beard as a sign of masculinity or how patriarchy before the 1930’s shaped the way that women were sexualized and controlled. In the past century, women’s roles had changed tremendously from before the revolution, during the revolution, and post-revolution. Cuban women were sexualized before the revolution, which increased…

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    imperialist nation. From the Cuban Revolution,…

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    island in 1492. After he landed the Spaniards began their conquest on the island. Some groups like the Ciboney and the Taino lived on the island but they were either killed by the Spaniards or died from the disease they brought. So their effect on the Cuban culture was small, and the Spanish culture, language, and religion lasted. The basis of the economy was mainly agriculture so that was what people did. For the first three hundred years after the conquest, the island was really ignored and…

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