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  • 1. By Mini and Elly Cuban Revolution Cuban Revolution . Photograph. Cuba. Flickr Hive Mind . Web. 29 Dec. 2011. <>.
  • 2. Timeline 1954 November - Batista ended up the parliament and elected as the President of Cuba. 1955 - Fidel Castro and his brother Raul Castro met Che Guevara, who later joins the revolutionary forces. 1957 30th July - A Cuban revolutionary called Frank Pais died during the revolution 1958 March - Many people turns back against the Batista government, and the US stopped the arm supplies for Batista. 1958 May - Batista declared to destroy Castro forces. 1958 December - Guevara led the troops to attack Santa Clara, which resulted a great success. 1959 5th January - After Batista fled Cuba 4 days ago, the President was changed to Manuel Urrutia, the 20th President. 1959 15th January - Castro became the Premier of Cuba.
  • 3.
    • To reform the government and country and fight against Batista's rules.
    • Batista took complete control of the country. He was elected because he was the only candidate, and there was no opposition.
    • Fidel Castro promised he will provide equality and better lives for the people.
    • Castro forces attacked Batista government to create the movements of rebellion.
  • 4. Effects
    • Political
    • True national independence
    • People were inspired by boldness and braveness of Cuban Revolution.
    • Economic
    • Cuba’s dependence on Soviet economic and military aid.
    • Social
    • “ Largely Egalitarian Society.”
    • Social Reconstruction began.
    • Systems of education, health, struggle against discrimination, and sports
    &quot;Cuban Revolution.&quot; Cartoon. LA Progressive . 25 Mar. 2009. Web. 2012. <>.
  • 5.
    • The revolution's supreme commander, strategist and guardian.
    • Got power on January 1, 1959 while majority of the people supported him.
    • People believed in his speeches because they wanted democracy.
    Fidel Castro
  • 6.
    • Born on June 14, 1928 at Rosario, Argentina
    • Died on October 1967 at Bolivia
    • Good theoretician of guerrilla battles
    • Gained strength by more people getting involved.
    • Became Cuban citizen
    • Spent time in Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Regarded as hero through worldwide, icon of anti-imperialism.
    Che Guevara Che Guevara . Photograph. Cuba. Gonumerical . Web. 29 Dec. 2011. .
  • 7.
    • Cuba in 1957
    • low infant mortality
    • doctors and nurses as Netherland
    • had many vehicles
    • had 4 TVs per 1000 people, which was fifth highest in the world
    Previous Government Cuban Revolution . Photograph. Cuba. Art Diamond's Blog . Web. 2012. <>.
  • 8. Replaced Government
  • 9.
    • Cuban started to fight for Marxism in Africa.
    • Soon the conflict between Cuba and United States got worse.
    • After the fall of the USSR, Cuba could not get any more support from the Soviet Union.
    • Cuba's sugarcane production got worsened.
    • The United States made Cuba's economy much worse by making it more difficult for foreign investors and businesses to operate in Cuba.
    Replaced Government
  • 10. Changes in People's Lives
  • 11. High Literacy Rate in Cuba
    • The level of Cuban education is very high.
    • There was a big change from the end of Cuban Revolution while the Batista government asserted that Cuba’s education level was always high enough.
    • Percentage of People of Certain Area who Attended School
    • Spanish control – 16 % at 1899
    • US control – 72 % at 1931
    • Independence – 90 % at 1979.
  • 12.
    • The government provided schools, medical clinics, retirement pensions and public transportation.
    • It also reduced rents and utility charges.
    • The economy got better followed by the government's efforts.
    • People got pressured to work for the sugar production, but they could not produce much.
    • Sugar production failed, and the economy also went in trouble.
    Changes in People's Lives's-blood-pressure-at-a-clinic-in-Senare,-Venezuela.
  • 13. Comparison
    • People’s lives were harsh
    • People wanted new government and ideologies.
    • Dictatorship
    • No equality
    • Better economy
  • 14. Bibliography Che Guevara . (n.d.). Retrieved December 12, 2011, from Encyclopedia Britannica: Clark, J. (n.d.). Cuba: Exodus, Living Conditions and Human Rights . Retrieved December 13, 2011, from Cuba under Castro, Building a New Economy . (n.d.). Retrieved December 13, 2011, from Fulgencio Batista . (n.d.). Retrieved December 12, 2011, from Britannica Student Encyclopedia: History of Cuba . (n.d.). Retrieved December 15, 2011, from Emayzine: Oak, M. (n.d.). Cuban Revolution Timeline . Retrieved December 05, 2011, from Buzzle Web Portal: Intelligent Life on the Web: Rasmusen, E. (2007, Feburary 28). Cuba under Castro and Batista . Retrieved December 13, 2011, from Eric Rasmusen's Weblog: Retamar, R. F. (1996). The Enormity of Cuba. Retrieved December 8, 2011, from Advanced Placement Source. Team 18355. (1988). The Cuban Revolution . Retrieved December 5, 2011, from ThinkQuest:  
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