Fidel Castro steps down as Cuban Leader.
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Fidel Castro is the dictator of Cuba. He was once a revolutionist that helped Cuba get its freedom. Fidel Castro met che Guevara in the Guerrilla warfare. He helped free Cuba from Batista's rule.

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Fidel Carsto At the José Martí Memorial
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz
was a Cuban revolutionary leader who reigned Cuba from December 1959 to his resignation in February 2008. Castro began his political life with nationalist critiques of Fulgencio Batista, and the United States political and corporate influence in Cuba.



"Fidel Castro is the Cuban prime minister and first secretary of the Communist party of Cuba. A lawyer by training, Castro led the Cuban Revolution and transformed the island into the first communist state in the Western Hemisphere."

Fidel Castro Biography





Fidel Castro had always emphasized the importance of sports in schools. He believed that everyone should have the privilege to play sports since it helps them mentally and physically. During power, he greatly improved the school sports facilities.

This is a picture of Castro playing baseball.
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(Marji as Fidel Castro) (Persepolis I: Fidel Castro)

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Fidel Castro was a Cuban revolutionist
who helped free Cuba from the dictator Fulgencio Batista. He graduated from the University of the Havana as a lawyer. He thought that the way Batista ruled was wrong and on July 26,1953 he attacked the army but he failed and was put on trail where he gave his famous speech "History will absolve me" sentenced to fifteen years in jail but was let free after only two. Which after we was exiled to Mexico where he got more support from Che Guevara who helped him. Fidel Castro and his new supporters returned to Cuba and hid in the Sierra Maestra and gathered the peasants to help them against their attack against Batista. Seeing the threat Batista fled from Cuba and Fidel Castro took over Cuba. The link is here.
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Fidel Castro took over Cuba with the help of Che Guevara. They used the strategy of Guerrilla Warfare. When Fidel returned to Cuba, the revolutionaries hid in the Sierra Maestra mountains, and gained support among the peasants. After a little while, Batista was forced to flee in 1959 and Castro took over. Castro.jpg

Fidel Castro was a dictator who controlled Cuba, and a revolutionist that helped free Cuba from Batista's rule and helped Cuba regain its freedom.

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Fidel Castro was the previous dictator of Cuba. He attended a Catholic school before graduating from the University
of Havana. On July 26, 1953 Fidel declared/went after the Moncada army. He failed reaching it
and some of the people that were with him to go after the Moncada army got shot and some got killed. http://library.thinkquest.org/18355/fidel_castro.html

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(Fidel Castro and Che Guevara)
Che was a friend of Fidel he helped him take over Cuba.

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Fidel Castro resigned due to medical conditions.

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Fidel Castro is one of the greatest men who ever ruled over Cuba. He kept his people educated and healthy for free.

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"I am Fidel Castro and we have come to liberate Cuba."

As you can see in this picture Fidel Castro looks very animated to his country, such as Cuba. Some people would think bad about him and some people would think the opposite about him.

FIDEL CASTRO QUOTES:
"I began revolution with 82 men. If I had do it again, I'd do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action."

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Castro came to power as a result of the Cuban revolution that overthrew the dictator Fulgencio Batista, and shortly thereafter became Prime Minister of Cuba. In 1965 he became First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and led the transformation of Cuba into a one-party socialist republic.

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Fidel Castro served as president of Cuba for 48 years starting in December of 1959 and resigned in February of 2008. Many Cuban's were happy about the resigning of Fidel Castro. He had the help of Che Guevara for over throwing the Cuban's in the mid 1900's. As he took over he kicked out the Americans because he believed that they were taking over Cuba and they need to rely on themselves.http://library.thinkquest.org/18355/fidel_castro.html

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