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    A History of the Cuban Revolution The Cuban Revolution was a movement to completely recondition Cuba. It began in 1959 when Fidel Castro took power and deposed the previous ruler, Fulgencio Batista. According to Aviva Chomsky, the author of A History of the Cuban Revolution, the Cuban Revolution totally altered the country by articulating the importance of literacy and literature, centralizing sports, reorganizing the political office, reviving traditional and indigenous music, modifying socioeconomics

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    Castro. In protest against President Batista, Castro formed and led a small group called M-26-7. The name of this group symbolized when the group attacked the Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba on July 26, 1953. This marked the beginning of the Cuban Revolution. The attack was unsuccessful and it left many of the attackers, including leader Fidel Castro, jailed while others fled the country and a few killed in the attack. After going to trial, on October 16, 1953, Castro was sentenced to 15 years in

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    The Cuban Revolution

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    “Revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.” It is believed that any individual who advocates or takes part in a revolution dreams to change not only the world but the ‘man’ itself. These revolutionists dream not only of transforming social structures, institutions, and the system of government but also produce a profound, radical and independent ‘man’.2 With the development of these ideologies, certain methods are partaken in achieving their desired goal

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    A revolution is no piece of cake. To make a revolution, there are a few necessary ingredients, like a reason to revolt, a well organized battle plan, and a powerful leader. Mix these all together, and there it is. A powerful Revolution. There are two specific revolutions that were very similar, and very successful. The american revolution was about the Colonists from Britain being treated unfairly from British Parliament. America was still under Britain Rule, and King George III was raising the

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    The Cuban Revolution created great changes to Cuba’s government and world relations. For a long time before, Cuba had wanted independence from Spain, and after it was acquired, many reforms ensued. To today, the Cuban Revolution changed the U.S.’s stance on Cuba, Cuba’s world relations, and it’s present-day government. When Cuba was under Spanish rule, there was a definite want for independence. The Ten Years’ War was the first to initiate action upon this. Although there were many deaths, and it

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    The Cuban Revolution was a historic event in Cuba that began on July 26, 1953. The event went on and lasted for a total of 5 years, 5 months, and 6 days. It all sparked from when a man named Fidel Castro started a petition to overthrow President Fulgencio Batista. However, after falling to overthrow President Batista in a legal matter, Castro decided to launch an armed revolution. Batista was the 9th and 12th president of Cuba. He served his first term from 1940 to 1944 and his second term from 1952

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    was to “take by the surprise and capture the Fort Moncada, and take machine guns, tanks, armored trucks, up-to-date rifles and ammunition.” (Huberman 1960: 28) They could then seize radio stations, (Hampsey 2002: 95) and “They were to announce a revolution based on ‘Creole values,’ (Goldenberg 1965: 151) led by new men ... free of all obstacles with foreign nations and ... of appetites of politicians. They promised welfare and economic prosperity, social justice, respect for other nations, and respect

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    Guerrillas become an important factor during the Cuban revolution but it also influenced new guerrilla movements through Latin America. During the time of the revolution, the myth of the guerrillas as a heroic group reached its climax (Wright, 2001). The Cuban revolutionaries used the image of old national heroes to legitimate their actions (Ibíd). The Cuban revolution inspired at least twenty-four upsurge movements in countries like Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala

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    In cuban history there was many dictatorships. But, Fulgencio Batista lead to rise of communism in Cuba and Fidel Castro. Foreign involvement from United States to control Cuba as economical ally, also Bastia treatment mistreatment towards foreigners from Haitian and Jamaican. The Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro use of guerrilla warfare and the peasant population of Cuba lead to successful revolution. The United States felt threatened about Cuban being 90 miles from florida spifly during

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    life. As the revolution took over, promises were made to the people that a better society was going to be built. This new society was going to have no social discrimination or class distinctions. At the same time, the new government promised that the economy was going to supersede that of the previous years, that education and healthcare were going to improve and that free elections were going to be held within six months. After all these years, it has become apparent that the revolution has failed

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