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    Cuba Cuba has been under a dictator named Fidel Castro since 1959 when his army took over the communist party that was running the country. Cuba’s main source of economic growth comes from agriculture and exports to and from Europe. Since America has had an embargo on Cuba since 1962 neither countries trade with each other because of many disagreements about governing techniques and Fidel's unwillingness to comply with U.S. instructions. Cuba’s long history and culture has contributed to many

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    Cuba In the past fifty years we have witnessed the end of the cold war, the end of communism in a vast majority of nations as well as the rise of the United States to being the sole world power. But while the world has greatly changed over the past half-a-century, there has been little change in the Cuban-American relationship. Since the rise of Fidel Castro to power in the early nineteen fifties, the United States has all but cut off all relations with the Cuban government. It has now been

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    Fidel Castro Liss, Sheldon B. Roots of Revolution: Radical thought in Cuba. Lincoln: University of      Nebraska Press, 1987, The document that I chose is the picture of Fidel Castro and his band of revolutionaries at a secret camp somewhere in Cuba. The picture was taken in 1957, on January 1st 1959 Castro and his army took over the authoritarian government of Fulgencio Batista. In the picture all the men are holding rifles and look like they have been fighting in their Guerilla warfare style

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    Cuba History Of Cuba

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    Cuba is a haven to its residents. The proper name of Cuba is Republic of Cuba with Havana as its capital; a large Caribbean island nation under communist rule is the largest of all islands in the Caribbean. The country also includes more than 4,000 other much smaller islands and cays. On October 27, 1492 Christopher Columbus sighted Cuba and by 1514, Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar had conquered the island for the Spanish crest. The country was given its independence in 1902. I will discuss about Republic

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    Do you know anything about the island of Cuba? After this you will know about the geography, history, people, lifestyle, and society, of the great country of Cuba. Are you ready to start learning about Cuba? Geography Cuba is the largest island west of India; the island of Cuba is equal, in area, to the state of Pennsylvania. Cuba is located west of Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and just south of Key West, Florida. Cuba is in the Gulf of Mexico. Cuba has many mountains in the southeast and south-central

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    Cuba

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    The weeks that have elapsed since that fatal event of February 15th have been making history in a manner highly creditable to the American government and to our citizenship. Captain Sigsbee, the commander of the Maine, had promptly telegraphed his desire that judgment should be suspended until investigation had been made. The investigation was started at once, and 75 million Americans have accordingly suspended judgment in the face of a great provocation. For it must be remembered that to suppose

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    Cuba Cuba was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1942. The island was originally called Juan which was the name of the King’s son Prince Juan, who was successor to the throne of Castille. The name Cuba was from the word Cubanacán which means held sway. Majority of the the island’s geographical location is mountainous, which consist of Guaniguanco chain, the largest system Sierra Maestra, Pinar del Rio, and the Escambrey (everyculture.com). Havana is the capital of Cuba which is located at the

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    The History Of Cuba

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    Cuba underwent a transformation from an area that was not involved economically to a place where growth was visible. Cuba became a major sugar producer in the world and prosperity replaced poverty (“History of Cuba”). Through this time of success, Cuba took a move toward independence. Its military became strengthened though with that there were tensions that arose due to the level of achievement. The Platt Amendment named after Orville H. Platt was invoked and stipulated the right of the United States

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    Unemployment In Cuba

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    indigenous to modern times, the history of Cuba differs and influences the country tremendously. Before Christopher Columbus arrived in Cuba in 1492, the country was occupied by three indigenous groups; the Guanahatabey, the Ciboney, and the Taino. The Taino, being the largest of the three groups, was the most advanced. Finally in 1511, a Spanish colony had been securely established and the enslaved native population was soon wiped out. The country of Cuba had finally been colonized and gained their

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    Cuba: Then and Now

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    Cuba: Then and Now In the Treaty of Paris of 1898, Spain relinquished all sovereignty over Cuba. For a time, the policy of the United States toward Cuba was somewhat ambivalent. The Teller Amendment at the beginning of the Spanish-American War had pledged the restoration of Cuba to the Cubans. However, at the same time the United States was determined that it would not be placed after the war with Spain in a worse position in regard to its vital interests in Cuba than it had been when Cuba

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