The Cuban Revolution: Causes & Effects


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Prior to Castro, who ruled Cuba?

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1. Which of these is true of Castro's forces?

2. Guerrilla tactics are defined as

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet quantify your knowledge of the Cuban Revolution as discussed in the accompanying lesson. Be prepared to answer topics related to the causes and effects of the Cuban Revolution on this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments test you on:

  • Cuba's leadership prior to 1959
  • Fidel Castro's militaristic style
  • Year the Cuban Revolution ended
  • What political party Castro joined

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe guerrilla tactics
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of the timeframe of the Cuban Revolution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Cuba's transition from one tyrannical leader to another

Additional Learning

To look at the Cuban Revolution more closely, you can read through the brief lesson, The Cuban Revolution: Causes & Effects. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand how Castro led rebel forces against Cuba's existing leadership
  • Learn about Castro's growing support among the people
  • Describe the importance of the victories at the Battles of Yaguajay and Santa Clara