Why is the Cuban Revolution important?

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Why is the Cuban Revolution important?

The Cuban Revolution:

From 1953 to 1959, armed insurgents in Cuba waged a lengthy revolution against authoritarian ruler Fulgencio Batista. The revolution was led by Cuban Marxist Fidel Castro and Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto ''Che'' Guevara.

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The Cuban Revolution is largely remembered for the way it shifted global balances of power once Batista was toppled and Castro assumed control of...

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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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