Fide Castro: The Legacy Of Fidel Castro

analytical Essay
1059 words
1059 words

Jhonatan Palomino Ms.Poll Global Studies Honors December 11, 2017 Fidel Castro Have you ever wondered what the legacy of Fidel Castro came to be? Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was born on August 13, 1926 near Birán, in Cuba's eastern Oriente Province, and he was the third of six children. Ángel Castro, father of Fidel Castro, was a wealthy sugar plantation owner originally from Spain who did most of his business with the American-owned United Fruit Company, which dominated the agriculture in that region at the time. Fidel Castro was intelligent, but sometimes he was a troublemaker and interested in sports rather than studies. After finishing high school Fidel Castro continued his studies in law at the Havana University, he became immersed in …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that fidel castro ruz was born on august 13, 1926 near birán, in cuba's eastern oriente province, and he was the third of six children.
  • Analyzes how fidel castro became a corrupt leader because he violated human rights and used malicious ways to maintain his power.
  • Analyzes how fidel castro improved cuba's health-care, education, and unemployment rates. cuban literacy rates are among the highest in the world.
  • Explains that fidel castro has contributed good and bad things towards cuba throughout his presidency. he was a corrupt leader that eliminated his competition and anyone who didn't agree with his beliefs and ideas.
  • Explains castro ruz, president of cuba, 1967--1967, and gale's biography in context.
  • Explains werber, cassie, "how cuba fared under fidel castro's rule, in charts."
  • Explains that cuba had foreign conflicts for its communistic beliefs, and economic sanctions. the collapse of the soviet bloc left castro isolated and vulnerable.

To maintain his control over the country he would brutally persecute and imprison anyone he thought to be an enemy to his regime(Fidel Castro He killed anyone who would try to flee the country,”Thousands of dissidents were killed...”(Fidel Castro, from his dictatorship. Once in power he became increasingly radical, executing and imprisoning thousands of political opponents, nationalizing industry, collectivizing agriculture, and establishing a one-party socialist state that drove large numbers of middle and upper class Cubans into exile. Fidel Castro had a malevolent way to stay in power, like eliminating all his enemies and rivals or anyone who thought differently about his ideas. The government would dictate what the public saw and what they believed in,“the Cuban government controls the media, prohibiting freedom of expression”(Werber), they would all prevent for them to communicate and protest. He was thought of as a soldier and a liberator, and promised to improve conditions for Catholics, so it made people believe in him as he stayed in power as a corrupt leader. His ways of controlling his country and maintaining its power were malicious and inhuman making him a corrupt

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