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1. Introduction to Cuba
2. Spanish - American War
Background | Events | Aspects of the war
Documents
3. US Protectorate, 1898-1902
4. Cuba 1902-52
 
 
  
the casahistoria cuba pages:

Cuba before Castro
Castro's Cuba
Thaw to Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuba after Fidel Castro
 
 
 
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1. Cuba: introduction                                                     go to top of page


 

 

Castro and Cuban Revolution Go to the casahistoria site for extensive links to Cuba after 1952.

 

 
The following are general and not too deep, but are a clear place to start for a visual overview.
  • Timelines:
  • Early History  Read about Cuban history, from before the 16th century, when Cuba was inhabited by indigenous peoples, up to the present day. Use the links to work up to the 20th century. The last few centuries, from the 16th to the 20th, feature hyperlinked articles about numerous important events.  §
  • History of Cuba The "Ultimate Cuba" site. A good selection including extracts from secondary as well as primary sources.
  • Peoples & Personalities Read about the people that formed Cuban history, those who hoarded her resources, others who fought for her freedom.  §
  • Cuba: Lanic link page Very comprehensive.
  • Interpreting the African Diaspora in the Americas Philip Howard, University of Houston demonstrates how Africans employed their benevolent organizations to develop African communities and identities in nineteenth century Cuba and so protect against and rival the white communities.
  • Documents for the history of Cuba A good selection of documents on all aspects of Cuban history and society today. For current developments to the national history themes:
    • Topix Cuba news excellent resource for current news items (in English) on Cuba
    • NewsNow-Cuba UK newsreader with links to articles on Cuba today
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2. The Spanish-Cuban-American War  go to top of page

 

Background
  • American Interests in the Cuban Revolution This is a speech from President Cleveland in 1896, two years before the Spanish-American War, on the American interests in Cuba, and the goings on there at the time, supporting the insurrection of the Cubans against Spain.
  • Reasons for US involvement from the The Second War for Cuban Independence by Jerry A. Sierra, Straightforward with links to other aspects of the war  §
  • Spanish - American War: causes, events, results.  A casahistoria netguide in lecture note format. PDF file  and requires adobe reader. For more casahistoria netguide revision go to IB/Alevel/K12 revision in the young casahistoria section.

 

The US & Latin America Go to the casahistoria site for extensive links to US involvement in Latin America.

 

Events
Aspects of the war       


       Military
 
       Press & Propaganda         Documents
 
 

 

 

 

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3. The US Protectorate, 1898-1902  go to top of page

 

 

 

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4. Cuba 1902-52  go to top of page

 

 

 

 

Castro and Cuban Revolution See this casahistoria site for further extensive links to Cuba after 1952

 

 



the casahistoria cuba sites:  
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Cuba before Castro
Castro's Cuba
Thaw to Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuba after Fidel Castro
 

 



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