Cuban Revolution

Katlyn Johnson & Bently Pagura

When & Where Did It Happen?

  • In Cuba
  • July 26th, 1953 - January 1st, 1959

What Caused It?

  • Take over of president Fulgencio Batista
  • It was a surprise
  • Brutal & Oppressive dictatorship.
  • Massive poverty

Who was Involved?

  • Fulgencio Batista - A dictator
  • United States - Controlled Cuba
  • Fidel Castro - Leader of Revolution
  • Ernesto Che Guevara - helped Bolivian people.

Results & Long Lasting Effects:

  • New government was well accepted & valued.
  • Castro became the commander-in-chief; then became prime minister
  • Serious decline in services
  • Impact was negative.