Essay on Fidel Castro

Leadership Qualities: Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro was born on August 13, 1926. As a child, he lived on a farm in the town of Mayari in the province of Oriente. His father was the owner of a 23,000-acre plantation. While he was young, Castro worked in his family’s sugar cane fields. He was raised a Catholic, and attended Catholic […]

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Fidel Castro: Early Life

Analise and Discus the Influences and events of significance in Fidel Castro’s early life that lead to his abandoning mainstream politics and becoming the leader of the Cuban revolution. FIDEL CASTRO Fidel Castro was born to quite wealthy parents, attended exclusive religious schools for the wealthy, and eventually studied law at university. How is it […]

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The Silent Don: the Criminal Underworld of Santo Trafficante Jr.

Santo Trafficante Jr. was a Tampa mafia boss from the 1950s till his death in the 1980s. Being a first generation Italian, he inherited the family business from his father, Santo Trafficante. He was given the nickname “Th” because he was ruthless, yet well-liked and mannered. He greatly enjoyed reading history and biography novels, was […]

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Kennedy Doctrine

During John F. Kennedy’s presidency the United States was seriously concerned with stopping the spread of communism throughout the world and there where hot spots that sparked the Kennedy administrations attention. Containment was the United States foreign policy doctrine that proclaimed that the Soviet Union needed to be contained to prevent the spread of communism […]

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