Castro was the leader/motivator of the guerrilla. He was from a wealthy background and was well educated. His knowledge led him to be rebellious and anti-
imperialist. In 1959, the guerrilla group was able to remove Batista from office. Afterthis event, he became leader of Cuba and made Cuba communist country.Edsel was a car that was named after Henry’s Ford son. Edsel is known as the “wrong car at the wrong time.” Ford hyped this car, yet the public saw it as an ugly and expensive car. This event referred to as Edsel is a no-go.Now days, the term “Edsel” represents commercial failure. 1963Pope Paulbecame the leader of the catholic church after Pope John died. He is known for being an unsettling pope, yet Catholics found his important. During his “reign”, he traveled to Israel, sold his tiara and gave money to the poor, opened archives about WW2, was the first pope to visit 6 continents, etc. Born on May 19, 1925, Malcolm Xwas a Muslim preacher. When he was younger,“X” quit school, was arrested for stealing, and was not able to keep jobs. After beingreleased from prison, he worked for the Nation of Islam. “X” was an activist during the civil rights movement and said that African Americans were the superior race and white people were the Devil. He was assassinated on February 21, 1965 by three members of the Nation of Islam. The British politician sex was a sex scandal in which Secretary of state for War, John Profumo, was caught having an affair with Cristine Keeler and with a senior Naval diplomat. Profumo lied to the House of Commons about the affairs and was forced to resign. John F. Kennedy was the 35thpresident of the United States. In November 22, 1963, JFK was assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald, an ex-Marine. Hewas pronounced dead thirty minutes after being shot. This is known as the JFK-blown away.1950Joe McCarthywas a politician from Wisconsin. He was a US senate that was irrelevant until 1950. That year, McCarthy exposed communist and spies who gained accesses to influential positions. He died at the age of 48 years old from Hepatitis.