Why is Fidel Castro important?

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Why is Fidel Castro important?

The Cold War:

The Cold War was long and complex political struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union during the 20th century. Fidel Castro became a central figure in this struggle and his actions made him one of the most important political figures of the century.

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Fidel Castro's overthrow of the Cuban government permanently changed Cuba's economic and sociopolitical situation, upended politics in the Western...

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Communism and the Cuban Revolution: Castro, the Bay of Pigs & the Cuban Missile Crisis

from AP World History: Exam Prep

Chapter 26 / Lesson 7
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