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Teaching How Fidel Castro changed Cuba: A small island at the centre of the world

How Fidel Castro changed Cuba: A small island at the centre of the world

Late on November 25 2016, it was announced that one of the last remaining iconic political figures of the 20th century, Fidel Castro Ruz, had died. Castro had played a less prominent role in the Cuban political system since 2006, when his health began to deteriorate, but his legacy, both within Cuba and internationally, is hard to overestimate.

Mervyn Bain
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Should Fidel Castro be remembered as a hero or a dictator?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,4
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