Che Guevara

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Che Guevara
The Major Figure of the Cuban Revolution
I. Introduction A. Significance of the Subject B. Purpose and plan of the paper C. Thesis Statement: Che Guevara’s actions were driven by his two-sided mind. Che was a good-minded revolutionist with evil actions.
II. Che Guevara’s starting ideas and believes A. Changes in his world views B. First ideas
III. The beginning of the revolution A. Che’s impact on the revolution B. Che’s part of the rebel army C. Che’s violent actions
IV. Historians’ views on Che’s actions A. Doing good or evil B. Reasons for his actions C. Reasons that brought him off the right directions
V. Interpretation and evaluation of all the opinions and facts A. Responding to
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Meanwhile, as supplies and morale diminished, and with an allergy to mosquito bites which resulted in agonizing cysts on his body, Guevara considered these "the most painful days of the war" (“Che: Part One”). As the war continued, Guevara became an integral part of the rebel army and "convinced Castro with competence, diplomacy and patience. Guevara set up factories to make grenades, built ovens to bake bread, taught new recruits about tactics, and organized schools to teach illiterate soldiers to read and write. In addition, Guevara established health clinics, workshops to teach military tactics, and a newspaper to distribute information. For all of these actions, The New York Times, gave him the honorable nick name, “Castro’s brain” (“Che: Part Two”). Unfortunately he also had a very dark and brutal side. As the only other ranked Commandant besides Fidel Castro, Guevara was a harsh disciplinarian who sometimes shot anti-revolutionists. Deserters were punished as traitors, and Guevara was known to send killing squads to track those down. As a result, Guevara became feared for his brutality and ruthlessness. During the guerrilla campaign, Guevara was also responsible for the sometimes summary execution of a number of men accused of being informers, deserters or spies (Anderson-Lee 59-65). In his diaries, Guevara described the first such execution of Eutimio Guerra, a peasant army guide who admitted
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