Batistia was originally elected president. Before Batista was elected president, Cuba was democracy but made it into a dictatorship. Many people were unhappy with the rules he made. For example bad education , bad healthcare ect.
Castro's Real Changes
In 1959 Castro had defeated the Batista government. Castro seized absolute power .Castro make himself a dictator of Cuba.They executed 700 enemies and the rest was thrown into prison. The US supported Castro hoping to get a democracy. Also the US sent Castro to help defeat Batistia.
Cuban Missile Crisis
Castro promised to- End American power over Cuba, re-distribute the wealth .make every Cuban literate and Higher life expectancy and healthcare.
Castro failed all his promises. He began organising a communist government straight away. He declared all property belonging to the Americans now belonged to the Cuban Government. Farms ,factotries ,radios and newspapers were all shutdown.
In October 1962, US planes spotted a secret soviet missile baces in Cuba .