Latin American Revolution Cuba

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Cuba is a narrow island located in Caribbean. Cuba became part of the colonies of Spain in 16th century. After the Spanish- American War in 1898, Cuba seems successfully struggled for their independence; however, it actually came under United States’ (US) tutelage for more than 50 years. Starting from late 19th century, US had a dominant in Cuban affairs by directly exert its power in legal structure recognition so as to ensure maintaining its special rights in Cuba. This adversely affected the entire society of Cuba in political, economic and social aspect. Cuba’s governments had longed been under the control of US. This began with the Platt Amendment, which was passed into US law as part of the Army Appropriations Act in February 1901.…show more content…
In fact, the occurrence of Cuba Revolution that overthrew a military dictatorship was not uncommon in the political history of Latin American. However, it had far-reaching and remarkable effects in the development of Latin America afterwards. First of all, Second, this revolution was the most resolute struggle against imperialism in the history of Latin America, its firmness was also far more than others. Cuba became the first country that only completely broke thing of US, this also inspired others Latin American countries to struggle for their right and independence. Third, it is the first time a revolution happened in Latin American history that transited from national democratic struggle to socialism. This intrigued the revolutionary enthusiasm and determination among the majority of workers, promoted social progress and development in Latin America. This has opened up new horizons and offered more choices for the revolutionary struggle. Ranging from the Peru military government “Peru Revolution” in 1968-1980, can see the influence f Cuban Revolution. The Cuban Revolution had a big effect worldwide but particularly on the countries of Latin
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