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  • Cuban Missile Crisis Ideology

    Although it certainly contributed to the overall conflict, ideology was not the main concern that brought about the Cuban Missile Crisis but rather the threat of national security that it imposed on the US, Cuba and Soviet Union. The reason the crisis occurred was due to distinct differences in views on how society should be run and not simply based on rivalry amongst the superpowers. The US believed in democracy, and due to Soviet influence, Cuba supported a communist regime. It is undeniable…

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  • Emotion And Reason

    however, a reader must look over multiple sources from both sides of an argue or subject. In the case of the Cuban Revolution we must find sources from Cubans and Americans to give the reader the information that one source may lack. While most americans in the 1960’s saw Cuba as a threat and Castro and his revolution as a failure that could lead to the downfall of the U.S., most Cubans supported Castro is his goals for the country and that capitalism was imperial. They saw the reforms put in…

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  • Us Cuba Relations

    greater profits on cash crops (Williamson). Secondly the Haitian slave rebellion of 1791 prevented the production of sugar on that island which, made the formerly neglected island of Cuba the center of a sugar boom (Staten). Last growing US market for Cuban sugar allowed the US to replace Spain…

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  • Ana Mendieta Analysis

    As an artist of the 1970’s, Ana Mendieta is interested in exploring art beyond the confines of a studio setting. Because the earth art movement offers an earth-centered, liberating approach to artmaking, Ana Mendieta chooses to produce work that fits into that category. The techniques and ideologies associated with the movement allow her to challenge a multiplicity of paradigms that conflict with her identities. Even though Mendieta’s work fits within the earth art movement, her artwork’s…

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  • Bay Of Pigs Chapter Summary

    As a student with very limited knowledge on the Cuban revolution, with information only gathered from movies about the Cuban missile crisis and short reads on the Bay of Pigs, as well as the numerous sightings of Che Guevara shirts, I found this paper to be a great opportunity to learn more about a subject that has been a large part of American politics. However, after reading the chapter about the Cuban revolution in Jan Rogozinski’s book, I found that there were main issues that could be…

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  • Summary Of Christina Garcia's Monkey Hunting

    The novel exposes the reader to the hardships of slavery experienced firsthand by the main character Chen Pan, the imprint the Chinese indentured workers made in Cuban society, and the legacy which was carried on by the descendants of these workers. The simplistic, straight-forward manner in which the material is presented will allow most readers, even those without any prior knowledge to this period of history,…

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  • Gender Roles In Cuban History

    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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  • Fidel Castro's Legacy

    After the 1950s, Fidel Castro was arguably the most 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…

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  • Why US Went To War With Spain

    was not true; they wanted to protect their business interests in Cuba; the other reason was the mysterious explosion of U.S.S. Maine ship in Havana Harbor. In Cuba people were tyrannized by Spain; no one wanted to be under Spanish rule. In 1868 Cubans started a fight for their independence; they fought ten years and did not win until America helped. They tried whatever they could, but it was obvious that the Spain was stronger. America saw this mess as something that was…

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  • Fidel Castro's Rise Of Power

    There was a time that Cuba was undergoing an economic crisis. Fidel did not seem to have any grit to overcome this trouble. Cubans then became furious but Fidel soon realized that this was damaging his rule in office and fixed the economic struggle that Cuba was going through (“History of Latin America”). He once had the Title of Premier until 1976, then he was president of the…

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