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    Fidel Castro

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    Fidel Castro was born out of wedlock in Biran, Cuba to Lina Ruz Gonzalez on August 13, 1926. Fidel’s father, Angel migrated from Spain to Cuba and established a prosperous living by growing sugar cane. After the collapse of Angel’s first marriage he married Fidel’s mother who was a former house servant, whom he eventually married and had six other children. Fidel was six years old we he was sent to live with his teacher in Santiago. During this time, he was baptized into the Roman Catholic Church, which enabled him to attend a boarding school nearby. Fidel was frequently in trouble and had to transfer to a privately underwritten school. Academically, Fidel did not do well and spent most of his time participating in sports. In 1945, Fidel…

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    Fidel Castro Reflection

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    The reading from this class have helped me put those two assessments of the life of the Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, into perspective by allowing me understand how certain events that happened around the world. They help me see the impacted that Castro had on the life of Cubans. I had been exposed to The Cold War and some of the events related to Cuba like the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis but, that was a while back. So, if I tried to put these two assessments into perspective before…

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    Weaknesses Of Fidel Castro

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    Since 1898, Cuba has been subject to the imperialistic exploitations of the colossus of the north, where the animosity towards the formerly harsh and tyrannical, Batista rule was inextricably allied with a repulsion for the degree to which US investment subjugated Cuban economy. It is evident, that the Cubans had experienced an epoch of repression and despotism, however, after the swift topple of Batista’s regime in 1959, Cuban leader Fidel Castro, altered Cuba into a successful state-orientated…

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    Fidel Castro Influence

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    Fidel Castro 's Effect On Cuba Fidel Castro was born in Cuba near the city of Biran, about 750 kilometers from the capital, Havana. Around 30 years after his birth, Castro and a group of men overthrew the previous dictator, Fulgencio Batista, through the use of guerilla warfare. From this point on, Fidel Castro was considered the new leader of Cuba. Castro had a strong belief in the use of communism within his country. These beliefs lead to a stable relationship with Russia, at the same time,…

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    Fidel Castro Analysis

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    Castro revolutionized the Caribbean country to what we know today. After taking power, Castro abolished legal discrimination, brought electricity to the countryside, provided for full employment and advanced the causes of education and health care, in part by building new schools and medical facilities. (“Fidel Castro.") Although, he gave the people their needs, he also subdued them to no outside influence such as political expression, freedom of speech, nor free elections. As Cuba’s relation…

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    Fidel Castro Relationship

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    with the Soviet Union during the Cold War ultimately helped Fidel Castro become the Head of State in Cuba. After Cuba became a communist country their relationship with the Soviet Union was mutually beneficial because they were able to access goods together they would not have been able to obtain on their own. In fact, both became more powerful as a result of their relationship through exchanging goods and strategically helping to position one another. Although Cuba and the Soviet Union…

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    Communist leader of Cuba but before Fidel Castro was the leader of Cuba he was just a child like everyone else. Fidel Castro led a very interesting childhood. Fidel was known as the type of kid that would be known as a very rambunctious, disobedient kid. Fidel grew up as a very spoiled child. He did what he wanted when he wanted. Fidel Castro, as a child, has been distinguished to be serious, hateful and mean, but he was really just a boy who was trying to find out who he really is. On August…

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    for men, women, and children. This poster accurately depicts the events as they occurred leading up to the occupation of Cuba by Fidel Castro and his freedom fighters. In order to better understand the propaganda poster it is necessary to know the historical significance and the main…

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    country to get away from a dictator? Cuba was always originally ruled by the Spaniards, and always had many conflicts like any other country, but Castro has been by far the worst thing to happen to Cuba. In 1950, Cuba 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.…

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    Fidel Castro is revered as one of the most prominent communist leaders of the last century. On August 13, 1926 Fidel Castro was born in Birán, Cuba to his parents Angel Castro y Agrgiz and Lina Ruz Gonzalez. Fidel had six siblings consisting of four sisters and two brothers. His brothers were Raul and Ramon Castro, and his sisters went by the names of Juanita, Angelita, Enma, and Augustina Castro. His dad was a Spanish immigrant who made a fortune constructing railroad systems with the means of…

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