Cuba - Cuba he put citizens in barbed wire concentration...

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Cuba- The Cubans revolted against Spain in 1868 in 1868, but Spain told them things would get better, and they didn’t. Then the world-wide depression of the 1890’s hit Cuba hard, combined with the raised tariff from the USA in 1894. A revolt also occurred in Cuba in 1895, due to tampering by the USA with its high tariff in 1894. Insurgents decided to burn and damage so much of the Sugar…… In 1896, when the Spanish general Valeriano Weyler (the Butcher) came and became governor of
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Unformatted text preview: Cuba, he put citizens in barbed wire concentration camps….thanks to “yellow journalism.” But Cleveland…. . January 1898 McKinley ordered the Battleship Maine to Havana after riots broke out to protect American citizens, On Feb. 15, 1898 the Maine mysteriously blew up in Havana harbor and sank, with 260...
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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