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Political Failure, Dictatorship, and Corruption Zimbabwe & Cuba By: Dylan, Connor, Stockton, and Parker
Zimbabwe Granted independence in 1980 Unstable government Mugabe rose to power Mugabe’s leadership lead to inflation and corruption throughout the country.
Cuba Cuba gained independence in 1898 Fidel Castro came to power 1951 Fidel gave power to brother, Raul both are communist leaders.
Problems in Zimbabwe Corrupt leader: Mugabe is blamed for many of Zimbabwe’s problems. Inflation Cholera epidemic Poverty
Problems in Cuba Corrupt leader: Castro is blamed for many of the problems in Cuba. Poverty Communist government State controls people’s lives
Zimbabwe Political Failure Rules by fear Terrible economic inflation 100,000% High unemployment Worthless currency
Cuba Political Failure Inequality Poverty Lack of healthcare and education Few human rights
Zimbabwe dictatorship Robert Mugabe 29 years of failed rule Military backed
One of Mugabe’s Houses Average Hut in Zimbabwe
Cuba dictatorship Fidel Castro 1959 Revolution gained power Back by Soviet Union Anti-American Cuban missile crisis
Zimbabwe corruption Steals votes Campaign of violence “no-go-zones” Arrest opposition leaders
Cuba corruption Blackmail and bribery Money laundering Voucher system Government control
Development Definition: Low standards for: –Democratic governments –Industrialization –Social programs –Human rights Compared to the west (developed nations)
Zimbabwe Mugabe : Government run by corrupt leader Bad economy Little to no education/healthcare Citizens have no say
Cuba Castro : “socialist republic” run by a dictator Poor economy due to embargo Fair social programs Limits freedom of people
Zimbabwe: Overcome Barriers New government Citizens more freedom Better education End Isolation Nonprofit organizations International businesses Economy
Cuba: Overcome Barriers End Castro’s Reign –More voice to people –Democracy –Fix US relations Economy –End embargo Continue free healthcare
Barriers are not overcome Dictators must be stopped or problems will continue: –Isolation –No human rights –Failing Economy –no freedom
The Cuban Revolution. Background Info… Cuba gained its independence from Spain in In the 1900s, Cuba’s wealth was controlled by American companies.
Bay of Pigs. Cuban Revolution 1950s – US supported unpopular dictator Batista Revolution overthrew Batista and placed Fidel Castro in power (1959)
Some Types of Governments Anarchy Rule by individual responsibility. Anarchy is a situation where there is no government. This can happen after a civil.
THE CUBAN REVOLUTION Ms Gogel. In 1952, Batista, an army sergeant, seized power in Cuba.
Government of the Republic of Cuba SS6CG2 The student will explain the structures of national governments in Latin America & the Caribbean.
Unitary Socialist Republic. Capitol Building in Havana, Cuba.
Political Systems. Countries can have a variety of political systems. They include: * Democracy * Representative Government (Republic) * Monarchy * Totalitarian.
Comparing the governments of Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba SS6CG2: The student will explain the structures of national governments in Latin America and the.
The. Where is Cuba? Cuba gained its independence from Spain in In the 1900s, Cuba’s wealth was controlled by American companies. The main businesses.
The Cuban Revolution. #1 Background Info… Cuba gained its independence from Spain in The main businesses in Cuba were sugar and mining companies.
Political Systems and Economic Systems. Political Systems Countries can have a variety of political systems. They include: Direct Democracy Representative.
Cuban Revolution. Background December 10, 1898 Cuba gained independence Cuba wanted to be a republic and hold free elections. Many Americans invested.
The Cuban Revolution SS6H3 The student will analyze important 20 th century issues in Latin America and the Caribbean A. Explain the impact of the Cuban.
Cuban Revolution. What is the purpose of a revolution?
Citizen ParticipationAutocracyOligarchyDemocracy Distribution of PowerUnitaryConfederationFederal.
Don’t forget your quiz: Vocab, physical geography, and the map A-Day: Friday B-Day: Monday.
THIS IS With Host... Your China Latin America Cuba Soviet Union Eastern Europe.
Homework CW #5 due Monday. Castle Learning Review #2 due Tuesday.
Fidel Castro & The Cuban Revolution Aim: How did Fidel Castro come to power? & What does Cuba look like today?
With a partner, discuss what you already know about Cuba. Include the government, economy, freedoms, etc.
Latin American Specifics A Quick-Hitter on Mexico, Nicaragua, Chile, Brazil, and Cuba.
The History of Cuba By: Samantha Parylak, Emily Kiefer and Alex Decarlo.
The Cuban Revolution. GPSTANDARD SS6H3 THE STUDENT WILL ANALYZE IMPORTANT 20 TH CENTURY ISSUES IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN. A. EXPLAIN THE IMPACT.
Government Scenario #1 Scenario 1: Since its 1988 constitution, Brazil has divided its country into twenty-six states and a central government district.
Patriotism or death. 1492 Columbus claimed Cuba for Spain. 1898 Spanish American War gave Cuba to the United States until it’s independence in.
Economic Reconstruction and The Cold War World War II left Eurasia completely destroyed especially the economy (This can also be called “Financial Dunkirk”)
Political Systems Countries can have a variety of political systems. They include: Direct Democracy Representative Government Monarchy Dictatorship.
Cuban Revolution. Where is Cuba? 90 miles south of US.
Mr. Bestor US Government. Political Systems Countries can have a variety of political systems. They include: Direct Democracy Representative Government.
Latin American Revolutions! GUIDED NOTES ARE UNDERLINED.
The Cold War: Key Terms. Superpowers Nations stronger than other powerful nations Nations stronger than other powerful nations Examples: U.S. & U.S.S.R.
Latin America: Government Brazil, Mexico & Cuba. Brazil Federal Republic –Divides power between a national (federal) and local (state) governments. –Document.
Cuban Revolution. Fulgencio Batista Ruler in Cuba in late 1950s Dictator Much poverty Education and heath care were good for most citizens Castro led.
CUBA What is an unlimited government? What is a Dictator?
REPUBLIC OF CUBA Genius question: How did Cuba gain its independence and from whom?
Economic Systems. How Does An Economy Work? Nations must answer 3 basic Economic question: What goods and services should be produced? How should the.
Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution. Castro’s Rise to Power Explain Castro’s educational career. Besides.
ONE OF THE ORIGINAL SPANISH COLONIES A civil war was raging in Cuba between the Spanish government and Cubans. The United States felt that the.
Cuba: After Independence After its independence from Spain in 1898, Cuba became the richest country in the Caribbean. Sugar planters made money selling.
Latin America after Agenda 1. Bell Ringer: Go over MC questions (5) 2. Latin America after 1945 (20) 3. Article Analysis: Fidel Castro (15) 4. New.
National Governments in Latin America Brazil, Mexico, & Cuba GPS: SS6CG2 The student will explain the structures of national governments in Latin America.
Cuba. When you think of Cuba, you think of sugar cane plantations.
Instructions for using this template. Remember this is Jeopardy, so where I have written Answer this is the prompt the students will see, and where I.
Warm Up Answer the following questions based on the timeline of the West between the Wars (p ): a. What book did Hitler write in 1924? b. Who became.
By: John Collins. Revolution Leader Fidel Castro Breaks Ties with U.S. and Allies Himself with the Soviet Union Initially the United States was an ally.
Standard SS6H3: The student will analyze important 20 th century issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. a. Explain the impact of Cuban Revolution.
Mexico PRI-Institutional Revolutionary Party, a one party system that dominated most of 20th century. Political leaders chose candidate, citizens “voted”
Factors that led to the rise of Castro Loss of identity Failure of traditional political system.
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