Compare And Contrast Adolf Hitler And Castro

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There are good dictators that make a difference in the world, and there are bad dictators who do not. Adolf Hitler, of Germany and Fidel Castro, of Cuba, were two powerful dictators of the 20th century. Both used propaganda and violence to rise to power which caused years of chaos in their countries. Adolf Hitler was born 20th April 1889, in Braunau on the inn, a town that borders two German states, Germany and Austria. As a schoolboy, Hitler was considered a ringleader. He was a quick learner and took singing lessons. He noted geography and history as his 'greatest accomplishments'. His father really pushed for him to become a civil servant, but that was something he did not want. He wanted to be an Artist. In his thirteenth year, his father…show more content…
He said it is vital to Cuba's economy and nothing must be allowed to get in its way. Despite angry protestants, the ban remained in force until December 1997, due to Pope John Paul II's visiting Cuba. Castro declared that, for that year only, Christmas would become a national holiday again, but the holiday remained till this day. Castro implemented rules by nationalising plantations and factories in an attempt to end the United States economic dominance on the island. He announced that the new government would compensate foreign companies on artificially low property values that the companies negotiate with past Cuban governments in order to keep taxes low. In the 1960's and 1970's Cuba seemed to be making good progress. Universal education was developed and the health service became something the island was known for. Cuba remained one of the richest countries in the Caribbean. Many Cubans wanted to leave the island, many tried and failed. Cuba wanted to develop the Soviet Union’s economic style, but it stopped its people from choosing the West’s economic system and forced them to…show more content…
The invasion was a huge disaster. The CIA wanted to keep it a secret for as long as possible, but a radio station on the beach, that the U.S failed to spot, broadcast all the details of the operation to listeners across Cuba. Unexpected coral reefs sank some of the exiles’ ships as they pulled into shore. Paratroopers landed in the wrong places and not too long, Castro’s troops had pinned the invaders on the beach, and the exiles surrendered after less than a day of fighting. 114 people were killed and over 1,100 were taken as

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