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  • 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.
    Causes http://cafe.naver.com/koreadesigner.cafe?iframe_url=/ArticleRead.nhn%3Farticleid=2013&
  • 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. <http://laprogressive.com/political-issues/will-obama-be-influenced-by-the-latest-big-task-force-on-latin-america/>.
    • 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 http://www.therightsphere.com/2012/01/reports-of-fidel-castros-death-may-actually-be-computer-virus-again/
    • 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. 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
    • Spanish control – 16 % at 1899
    • US control – 72 % at 1931
    • Independence – 90 % at 1979.
    http://www.authenticubatours.com/cuba-travel-resources/education-system-cuba.htm
    • 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.
  • Comparison
    • People’s lives were harsh
    • People wanted new government and ideologies.
    • Dictatorship
    • No equality
    • Better economy
  • Bibliography Che Guevara . (n.d.). Retrieved December 12, 2011, from Encyclopedia Britannica: http://school.ebonline.com/eb/article-9038387 Clark, J. (n.d.). Cuba: Exodus, Living Conditions and Human Rights . Retrieved December 13, 2011, from http://www2.fiu.edu/~fcf/juanclark.cuba/clark97.humrtscond.html Cuba under Castro, Building a New Economy . (n.d.). Retrieved December 13, 2011, from http://www.countriesquest.com/caribbean/cuba/history/cuba_under_castro/building_a_new_economy.htm Fulgencio Batista . (n.d.). Retrieved December 12, 2011, from Britannica Student Encyclopedia: http://school.ebonline.com/all/comptons/article-9273127 History of Cuba . (n.d.). Retrieved December 15, 2011, from Emayzine: http://www.emayzine.com/lectures/Histor~7.htm Oak, M. (n.d.). Cuban Revolution Timeline . Retrieved December 05, 2011, from Buzzle Web Portal: Intelligent Life on the Web: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/cuban-revolution-timeline.html Rasmusen, E. (2007, Feburary 28). Cuba under Castro and Batista . Retrieved December 13, 2011, from Eric Rasmusen's Weblog: http://www.rasmusen.org/x/2007/02/28/cuba-under-castro-and-batista 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: http://library.thinkquest.org/18355/the_cuban_revolution_-_1959.html  
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