Castro Rise The Power

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Castro Rise The Power Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz became involved with political protests as a young student. After Batista’s coup in 1952, he went to court and tried to have the Batista dictatorship declared illegal. However, his attempt to peacefully bring down the Batista government did not work, and so in 1953, Castro turned toward violent means. On July 26, 1953, Castro led a group of men to attack the Moncada military fortress. However, his little rebellion was …

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…were tightly controlled and only one candidate could vie for each seat. Although as an election, this was a farce, it the high voter turnout rate shows that Cubans were eager to legitimize the government’s attempt at reforms. This eagerness shows that Cubans are ready for political change and they are willing to take an active role in making this happen. As more economic reforms improve the economy, pressure for political change will increase.