Social studies Cuba project
Updated: 1/21/2021
Social studies Cuba project

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  • However, his leadership skills were far from superior.
  • Cuba, during Batitstas rule.
  • Gosh..with Batista in charge, i have no freedom! If only someone could overthrow him..
  • Fulgencio Batista was a dictator of Cuba before being overthrown in 1959.
  • Fidel Castro, who has previously been beaten at elections from Batista, ran for president
  • I promise better education for all! I will make every Cuban literate!
  • before overthrowing Batista and appointing himself dictator. He soon promised things,
  • such as better education and healthcare..which would soon never happen under his rule.
  • Fidel Castro, after overthrowing Batista.
  • Castro turned to communism and didn’t allow basic human rights.
  • Despite his promises, they were all false.
  • *sigh* under Castros rule, i cant even pray at my church..
  • Things such as peaceful protests and access to religious locations were prohibited.
  • Cuba under Castros rule
  • While under Castros rule, he was heavily involved with the Soviet Union.
  • The Soviet Union was transporting nuclear missiles to Cuba by boat.
  • The U.S. found out about this, & placed an embargo on Cuba.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • People speculated that a Third World War would take place.
  • Eventually, John Kennedy & Nikita Khrushchev came to an agreement.
  • I will not transport nuclear technology to other countries!
  • They both signed a peace treaty, and the missiles in Cuba & Turkey were removed.
  • The embargo was lifted, and Cubas tourist industry got better.
  • We may be poor, but our country is getting better.
  • Although many average Cubans live in poverty, there is hope things will get better.
  • Cuba now
  • Fidel Castro passed away in 2016, & the current leader of Cuba is Miguel Diaz