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.
Fidel Castro passed away in 2016, & the current leader of Cuba is Miguel Diaz