Belen Cardenas

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Belen Cardenas Critical Reading Review #2 Michael Snodgrass February, 25, 2009 The view of the Spanish American war was very distinct in the eyes of Cuban historians than of Americans historians. Their ideas of what happened in 1898 greatly conflict each other because of the different roles they each thought they had in the war. Although the U.S. and Cuba were looking for the same objective, which was to liberate Cuba from Spain, the way things were handled and depicted after the war destroyed the sense of friendship and alliance that each of the countries had. Resentment and tension enveloped these two counties as each of them strongly held on to what each of them believed what really happened in 1898. In the accounts written by the U.S historians, the Cuban view of what happened In the Spanish American war was completely dismissed. It was seen as irrelevant and unrealistic. U.S. historians viewed their intervention in the war as a “divine right” to intervene in order to aid the “poor” Cubans. They believed it was their duty to aid an alli
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course BUS 412 taught by Professor Frohlic during the Spring '11 term at IUPUI.

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Belen Cardenas - Belen Cardenas Critical Reading Review #2...

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