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spanish quiz on Cuba and such
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the biggest island in the Caribbean. It includes 4,000 other islands
from the air, Cuba looks like
a crocodile or an alligator
The Cuban flag is
red, white and blue
The three blue stripes on the Cuban flag represent
the political division of Cuba in the West, Central and East
the two white stripes of the Cuban flag represent
the purity of the Cuban people
the red triangle of the cuban flag represents
divinity and perfection (the blood that was spilled by the patriots)
the star on the cuban flag represents
the union of the entire Cuban population.
In 1492, Christopher Columbus
arrived in Cuba and declared it a Spanish territory. Cuba was a Spanish colony until the Hispano-American War of 1898 when it became part of the United States. Cuba obtained its independence from the United States in 1902.
the president from 1940 to 1944. He was the dictator of Cuba until 1959 when there was a coup d'etat during the Cuban revolution.
The United States had a strong influence on Cuba until
1959, when communist revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro took control. Fidel Castro ruled the country of Cuba from 1976 to 2008. His brother Raul Castro became leader in 2008 because Fidel had health complications.
En el año 2008, (cuba)
cell phones were allowed in Cuba
what is Cuba's main crop?
Cuba has the highest rate of
doctors per patient in the world (there are so many doctors, that doctors from Cuba travel around the world to help in other countries that need medical care)
Cuba has a literacy rate of
99.8% (one of the highest in the world)
Cubans love to dance
bolero, mambo, cha cha cha and salsa
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