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Castro and Caesar

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 06:28 AM
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I am going to compare two great leaders.   One from this century,   and one from the

reign of Caesar.   It is interesting to see how through out   history that all the great dictators

thought alike.   Though they might differ in details all of them basically followed the same

pattern.   And I think that is the case with Caesar and Fidel.

One of the main similarities between Caesar and Fidel is their early life.

Both leaders came from middle class families. Each leader had to work his way up the

ladder.   Caesar made the first step in 80 B.C. when he showed conspicuous bravery at the

siege of Mytilene.   Fidels first step was when he led an unsuccessful attack on the

Moncada army barraks which gained him national attention.   Both men continued to reach

the top of the ladder.

To become the sole leaders of their country’s both men had to get rid of the

old leaders.   Both men had to drive leaders out of office.   Fidel led a revolt against Falgecio

Batista,   who when lost the support of the U.S. backed away and let Fidel in.   Caesar had

problems to, he had to defeat the famous Pompey.   Caesar chased him into Egypt and then

had to fight Pompey and Cleopatra.

Both Fidel and Caesar where geniuses.   Not only where they great military

leaders,   they were great politicians.   Both used propaganda to help become dictators.

They used something to blame everything on.   Fidel used the U.S. for everyone to hate.

And Caesar used slavery to increase in popularity.

Though both leaders had to overtake a dictator but they did it in different

ways.   Fidel used only violence and threats to make Batista leave.   Caesar on the other

hand had to defeat Pompey, and then get voted in by the people.   He did this by gaining

popularity by attacking other countries and...


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