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cuban revolution

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Cuban Revolution
Summary
The revolution began in 1952 Batsita had been president from 1940-1944 and ran for president in 1952. When it became apparent that he would lose, he seized power before the elections, which were canceled.
Timeline
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Vocabulary
Autentico Party :1933-1952 Led to Batista's return to power.

Ortodoxo Party; Castro's political party

Jose Marti; a writer and poet who was passionately committed to the cause of Cuban independence

Fidel Castro; led the revolution of Cuba and took control of Cuba in 1959; resented past dictators; made Cuba communist

Operation Mongoose; US effort to destroy Castro from within Cuba and through military invasion; restricted after Missile Crisis
Primary source #1
http://www.history.com/topics/cold-war/fidel-castro/videos/castro-and-the-cuban-revolution

This relates to the cuban revolution because it explains in details who was Fidel Castro and what he did showing clips that happened in that time period .
primary source #2
http://pilotonline.com/news/media/videos/fidel-castro-gives-rare-speech/youtube_7b9950e4-07ec-544e-81d3-5ca4a2020778.html

I picked this as my 2nd primary source because Fidel Castro talks about what he had done in the past when he had control over cuba , but speaks of death as he soon will turn 90.
Implication of events
The Cuban Revolution was the overthrow of Fulgencio Batista’s regime by the 26th of July Movement and the establishment of a new Cuban government led by Fidel Castro in 1959. It began with the assault on the Moncada Barracks on July 26, 1953, and ended on January 1, 1959, when Batista was driven from the country and the cities Santa Clara and Santiago de Cuba were seized by rebels, led by Che Guevara and Fidel Castro's surrogates Raúl Castro and Huber Matos, respectively .
primary source #3
interesting facts
After being put in prison for his actions, Fidel is released by President Batista. Fidel Castro and his brother go to Mexico.
The United States stopped sending aid to Cuba because of the brutal fighting between its people.

President Batista sent an army of 10,000 men to fight against Fidel Castro. Castro's small army defeated Batista's larger one.
Fulgencio Batista made himself the president. He was now the sole leader of the country

This is a primary source because his story is being told
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