When did the Cuban Revolution start?


When did the Cuban Revolution start?

Fulgencio Batista:

Prior to the Cuban Revolution, the island nation was ruled by a man named Fulgencio Batista. Batista originally served as president and then later as a dictator of the country. When Batista ruled as dictator, he aided only the wealthiest in society, took away many rights guaranteed in the Cuban Constitution and censored media. Many Cubans wanted to get rid of Dictator Batista.

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The Cuban Revolution: Causes & Effects

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