The Sandinistas: The Nicaragua Revolution

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Nicaragua is a country that has been through a lot of revolutionary blood, sweat, and tears. The sad part is that the revolution was a battle of brothers, the Samoza family who were the family that were the political power and the Sandinistas the rebel group. Things really changed when the US interfered, their primary objective was to prevent the spread communism across Latin America instead of ensuring the safety of the Nicaraguan people. In this case the Sandinistas were who were strongly influenced by Marxist ideology were trying to accomplish a few things, avenge the death of their leader Sandino and to help improve the standard of living of the Nicaraguan people who much of whom lived in poverty. Nicaragua has always been a nation of
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