Agrarian Reform


"They (the United-States) are practically telling us that if we go ahead with agrarian reform, they will strangle us economically... No country can have political independence if, when it issues a law, it is told it will starve to death"
Fidel Castro
Source: http://revolutions.truman.edu/cuba/aboutme.htm#_ftn1
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source: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3311/3292127372_dca76327a4.jpg


Things to cover:


  • Conditions before agrarian reform
    • US issues (quote)
  • 1st and 2nd Agrarian reform laws
  • Role of National Institute of Agrarian reform
  • Results: success? Failure? Why?

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