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  • Fidel

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    Organization & Leadership - Assignment Fidel Castro is one of the most recognizable leaders in world history. He led Cuba as Prime Minister and, subsequently, as President for almost fifty years. He was born and raised upper-middle class as his father was a very successful farmer and did quite well for himself and his family. There were several key events that led to Castro’s rise as a powerful leader and shaped him into the man who successfully led the Cuban revolution. First of all

  • Fidel Castro

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    There are many views that people have of Cuba’s Fidel Castro. Castro is a figure with opinions on both ends of the spectrum. While he is not worldly popular at this point in his life, he was immensely beneficial to his country. Fidel Castro, leader of Cuba for the past 50 years may not be viewed in the best light, but he did phenomenal things for his people which makes him one of the most undervalued and overlooked political figures. Fidel Castro Ruz was born in Biran, Cuba on August 13, 1926 (Britannica

  • Fidel Castro

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    Fidel Castro’s Influence on the Cuban Revolution, 1953-1959 The year was 1953 and Fidel Castro was a dashing and daring reformer that was determined to make a impact in a country that was ruled by an unjust president. With the Movement strong and confident, Castro delivered these strong words to his group of men: “In a few hours you will be victorious or defeated, but regardless of the outcome – listen well, friends – this Movement will triumph. If you win tomorrow, the aspirations of Martí will

  • Fidel : A Revolutionary Hero

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    Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was a ruthless autocrat whose close links to the Soviet Union brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. To his supporters, he was a revolutionary hero who stood up to America’s might, established and led the first independent communist state in America’s backyard which has survived till today. His rise to power is simply astonishing, from a prosperous sugar cane farmer who attended catholic high school Belen in Havana, to a student who excelled in politics and later

  • Fidel Castro As A Hero

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    Fidel Castro: A True Revolutionary Every time someone says the word “hero”, everyone always thinks of supernatural beings with incredible physical strength, whether they be fictional or not. Soldiers, volunteers, firefighters, and policemen are considered to be heros but heroism does not always need strength and wisdom to define a hero. Heros can be ordinary people that go out of their way for someone, someone that we look up to, or, according to Joseph Campbell, a hero is someone “who is willing

  • Fidel Castro Relationship

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    The first thing that comes to mind when you think of cigars, radical politics, social strife and Fidel Castro is Cuba. Officially known as the Republic of Cuba, it is also known as the Pearl of the Caribbean, a country isolated from the capitalist world. For the last 40 years Cuba has been under the rule of the Castro regimen, a government who brought advances in education and healthcare, brought electricity to the country side however, ruled with an iron fist when it came to dealing with it’s opposition

  • Fidel Castro Leader

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    has wondered about other leaders in the world of course. We have our president, but other countries have leaders. Fidel Castro was the leader from the years of 1976 to 2008. Fidel Castro was also prime minister of Cuba. Fidel Castro had many things that went very right in the country and he did have very good intentions for his country, but most of them did not work out. Some things Fidel Castro have done are so immoral, that we do not talk to Cuba directly, we make Switzerland talk to them for us.

  • Biography of Fidel Castro

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    Fidel Castro was born on August 13, 1926 in the Bíran, Cuba. (See Figure 5) Fidel grew up in wealthier circumstances than most Cubans at the time, amid the massive and growing poverty. His father, Ángel Castro y Argiz, was originally an immigrant from Spain. During Fidel’s childhood, Ángel was a fairly prosperous sugarcane farmer on a farm that had been dominated by United States owned United Fruit Company. His mother, Lina Ruz Gonzalez, was a maid to Angel's first wife, during Fidel’s infancy. By

  • Fidel Castro Is Alive

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    Fidel and the Soviet Union then saw that their relationship could be very beneficial and this incident helped lead to their decision to place nuclear missiles in Cuba. Only a few months after the United States’ sponsored Cuban invasion at the Bay of Pigs, Fidel Castro had declared himself to be Marxist-Leninist, obligating the Soviet Union to protect his vulnerable communist nation. After Fidel asked the Soviet Union for weapons, trade alliances

  • Essay on Fidel Castro

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    Fidel Castro The first journey for Christopher Columbus to the "New World" landed him in what we know as present day Cuba. The Spaniards' occupied the island because of the great location and marketable importance that came about in the eighteenth century. Throughout time, Cuba has been under the control of dominant countries, such as Spain and the United States. The colonization process has been the consistent factor in Latin American countries, leaving the colonized without a sense