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    On January 1, 1959, Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro overthrew the military regime of the dictator, Fulgencio Batista, in a guerilla movement. Fidel implemented the Cuban literacy campaign shortly after the coup d'etat as a social reform effort to eliminate illiteracy in the country and consolidate power. The campaign began at the start of 1961 and ended on December 22. In Children of the Revolution: A Yankee Teacher in the Cuban Schools, American writer Jonathan Kozol, provides insight…

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    endured a big change, life in Cuba became very different after Fidel Castro came into the picture. He started a revolution! Castro would imprison and kill those who disagreed with him. Many Cubans thought this revolution would only last for months; no more than a couple years. ( Masud-Piloto 15) But boy, were they wrong. With Obama opening up relations with Cuba, why did so many Cubans leave their country in the 1950’s to present day? Before Fidel Castro became Cubas leader,…

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    current status as a one party communist government? The United States long tourism ban to Cuba had recently been partially lifted “...to make educational visits...” (Hirschfeld Davis and Burnett, p. A6), as was commerce restrictions which permits, “Cuban citizens to earn a salary in the United States and make it easier for dollars to be used in financial transactions with United States…

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    Essay On Batista

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    people that almost owned half of cubas sugar plantations, and their cattle ranches, mines, and utilities. He was reliably anticommunist. A lot of Cubans liked Fidel Castro’s overthrow of the dictatorial president Fulgencio Batista. Fidel Castro became dictator in 1959.Castro had been a concern in the U.S. since he siezed power in cuba with a revolution. There was a new order about 100 miles away from the United States made American officials nervous.Castro disapproved of their approach that the…

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    they are today. Many important people were present during that time like Jose Marti and Anthony Maceo who were leaders in a revolutionary party. During those years of 1890-1897 Cuba was important because of Jose Marti, Anthony Maceo, and the start Cuban independence war which led to freedom. Jose Marti was an important person during that time when it came to the revolutionary party. He was poet and journalist, and was an important figure in Latin American literature. In the early 1890's he was…

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    First Cohort

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    The first cohort of Cuban immigrants is sometimes referred to as the “Golden Exiles” cohort because they were composed primarily of the Cuban elite (Olson, 53). This label not only portrayed the exiles as the best of Cuban society, but also stood in stark contrast to the label gusanos (worms) that Fidel preferred to use (Garcia, 2). The first to make the decision to migrate to Miami were those that had ties to the old political regime of Batista. These had the economics means to arrange a quick…

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    Chris Cupples

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    When a group of Kent State University architecture students visited Cuba, incidentally around the same time as President Barack Obama, a Wooster man played a role in the trip. Chris Cupples, a Wooster High School graduate and former aide to Gov. Ted Strickland, has moved from politics to business, joining a friend from his Strickland-for-governor campaigning days (attorney Nick York) and a former “global ambassador” for the Cleveland Foundation (Jorge Delgado) in expanding the reach of To Cuba…

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    been formally declared by Congress. The Spanish–American War began in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. U.S. attacks on Spain's Pacific possessions led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine–American War. The war originated in the Cuban struggle for independence from Spain, Revolts against Spanish rule had been occurring for some years in Cuba. There had been war scares before, as in…

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    to an overthrow, and it would be likely that its citizens would be in favor of a revolution. Sallust even says this is so later on, “…in general all the plebs were eager for revolution and approved of Catiline’s intentions.” This quote is a good example of the overwhelming dissatisfaction that majority of Roman citizens had with the current state of the Republic. Dissatisfaction can easily be morphed into a revolution which is exactly what Catiline did. Similar to Rome, Cuba’s government was…

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    degree, he left again. While on his trip he ended up in Mexico. After going to Mexico he met Fidel Castro. Che helped Fidel in the Cuban Revolution and took down Fulgenico Batista. After taking down Batista Che became the president of the Cuban national bank and changed the trade rules between the U.S. and Cuba. Che left Cuba to help other countries with their revolutions. He tried to use guerrilla warfare to rebel against Bolivia. In 1967, Che was killed in the jungles of…

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