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Latin America throughout its history has a been a region full of revolutionaryconflict Time and time again the stage is set for revolution In El Salvador Nicaraguaand most popularly Cuba the revolution has become a part of contemporary life We nowsee the results and remains of these revolutions but fail to see what catalyzed these violentchanges In modern Cuba we see Castro as an institution of communism and dictatorship We rarely look back in history to see what set the stage for his assention to the top ofCuba or look at the leaders and dictators who came before him We will now try to lookback at what was the real cause and drive of the Cuban Revolution and also look at theBatista regime to see what motivated this infamous revolution Fulgencio Zaldivar Bastista was Cuban president and dictator from 1940-19441952-1959 He joined the military in 1921 and in 1933 emerged as a leader in theoverthrow of previous dictator Under the first regime of Ramn Grau San MartnBastista became chief of staff of the army and gained significant control in the Cubangovernment In 1934 Bastista forced Graus resignation In 1940 Bastista was electedpresident After his four year term Batistas hand-picked successor lost to Grau in theelection For the next 8 years Batista remained in the background In 1952 Bastista was running a distant third in the presidential elections when hestaged a military coup He was ratified as president after a sham election in 1954 AsPresident he operated as a puppet for sugar barons banks gambling syndicates and thecorporate interests of North America Cuba had become the playground for the US richBastista answered any opposition with assassination he broke strikes with machine gunfire and continued the massive exploitation of sugar workers farmers and women UnderBatistas rule the common consensus among
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