By Mini and Elly Cuban Revolution Cuban Revolution . Photograph. Cuba. Flickr Hive Mind . Web. 29 Dec. 2011. <http://flickrhivemind.net/User/Demotix.com/Interesting>.
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.
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.
Regarded as hero through worldwide, icon of anti-imperialism.
Che Guevara Che Guevara . Photograph. Cuba. Gonumerical . Web. 29 Dec. 2011. http://gonumerical.com/lichen-film-sur-le-che-guevara/ .
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. <http://www.artdiamondblog.com/archives/2007/11/>.
Replaced Government http://www.thenoseonyourface.com/communism/cubas-castro-wont-seek-new-term-concerned-he-wont-be-able-to-serve-full-49-years/ http://vivirlatino.com/2009/06/09/castro-praises-obamas-speaking-skills-but-not-his-truthtelling.php
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 http://progreso-weekly.com/2/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1267:wola-un-vote-to-condemn-cuba-embargo-isolates-us-in-hemisphere&catid=44:lastest-news&Itemid=61
Changes in People's Lives http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123033808707236469.html
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
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 http://www.spraguephoto.com/stock-photography-image/13319/Cuban-doctor-taking-man's-blood-pressure-at-a-clinic-in-Senare,-Venezuela.
People’s lives were harsh
People wanted new government and ideologies.
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