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1

From 1960 to 1990, production of sugar grew by ____, and the industry was employing over ______ people by the later 1980s. However, _______ became ______ and material incentives were replaced by moral ones.

40%
375,0000
unpaid overtime
compulsory

2

Castro launched a plan to increase the sugar harvest for 1970 to ______ - this ‘________’ lasted from _________________.

10 million tones
Battle for Sugar
November 1969 to July 1970.

3

[Battle for sugar] “It is a test, _____?_____ for this country.”

Who said this?
Historian?

a moral commitment

Castro
Balfour

4

In _____, Cuba joined _______. In December, castro signed a ________ with ______ to increase the price paid for sugar, and defer all debt payment for fifteen years.

July 1972
COMECON
15 year agreement
Brezhnev

5

From 1989 to 1991, Cuban imports of ______ products from the Soviet Union dropped by over ________. With the ______ of the Soviet Union at the end of 1991, all ______ were cancelled.

petroleum
60 percent
collapse
subsidies