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April 27—What test taking strategies are you going to use for the IB exams?
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Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life “Wherever death may surprise us, let it be welcome.” Che, April 1967
IB Objectives Spread of Cold War from Europe Cuban Revolution
Lecture Outline I.Unquiet Youth II.Become Che and the Cuban Revolution III.Making the New Man and Beginning a Worldwide Revolution
Unquiet Youth Ernesto Guevara de la Serna was born on May 14, 1928. He entered medical school in 1947. 1952 Che and his friend Alberto Granado traveled from Argentina to Venezuela. July 1953 Che and his friend Carlos Ferrer travel from Argentina to Venezuela, and Che continues into Central America.
Unquiet Youth 1954 US invades Guatemala to oust Arbenz. Guevara finds asylum at the Argentine embassy. Mid-September 1954, Guevara crosses the border into Mexico.
Becoming Che and the Cuban Revolution November 23, 1956 Fidel and 81 other men leave Mexico. They landed on December 2. By the end of January word arrived from Havana that Fidel’s presence was having an effect. Early 1958, the Communist Party in Cuba began to openly support Castro’s revolution.
Becoming Che and the Cuban Revolution Fidel arrived in Havana on January 8, 1959. February 16, 1959 Fidel was sworn in as Cuba’s new prime minister. February 14, 1961 the first infiltration team was smuggled into Cuba.
Becoming Che and the Cuban Revolution Kennedy chose the Bay of Pigs as the invasion site. The Cuban exiles thought they would be backed by the full weight of US military power. April 17 1961, 1500 Cuban Exile Liberation Army landed at the Bay of Pigs. 12 POWs were taken the rest were massacred. December 1962 the prisoners were released in exchange for $62 million worth of medical supplies.
Becoming Che and the Cuban Revolution Spring of 1962, Che was overseeing a campaign to recruit and organize guerrilla trainees from the Latin American students invited to Cuba on revolutionary scholarships.
Becoming Che and the Cuban Revolution Fidel’s goal was to consolidate Cuba’s economic well-being and his own political survival, and for that he was willing to compromise. Che’s mission was to spread the socialist revolution.
Beginning a Worldwide Revolution Summer of 1964 Che had resolved to leave Cuba and return to the revolutionary battle. He chose Africa, specifically the Congo, for his next revolution. Che left Cuba for the last time on April 1, 1965 and arrived in Africa on April 19.
Beginning a Worldwide Revolution April 24, 1965 Che and 13 Cubans arrived in the Congo. October 24, 1965, Che’s base camp was overrun by government troops. Che and the rest escaped. November 22, 1965, Che and the Cubans left the Congo. Bolivia became the next target.
Beginning a Worldwide Revolution Che and Fidel proposed a modern-day repetition of the epic liberation strategy waged by San Martin and Bolivar. Mario Monje was the leader of the Communist Party in Bolivia. Che arrived in La Paz on November 3, 1966. Che saw the war in Bolivia as a way to start a new world war.
Beginning a Worldwide Revolution February 1, 1967 Che left base camp and didn’t return until March 20. On March 23, the war began. The Bolivian government outlawed the Communist Party. June 30, the Bolivian government confirmed publicly that Guevara was in Bolivia and the US sent a Rangers Battalion.
Beginning a Worldwide Revolution On October 8, 1967 Che and 17 men were surrounded in a canyon and Che was taken into custody. On October 9 he was executed. On October 11, Che’s body and of his comrades were placed in a secret grave. In July 1997, Che’s skeleton was discovered and in October he was publicly interred in Cuba.