Diplomacy Pre 1914:
Intervention pre 1880:
and Investment, 1880s-1945
2. Panama Canal
3. US & Venezuela
Spanish American War
American Interests in the Cuban Revolution
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 §
- 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 Spanish-Cuban-American War
Part of the Ultimate Cuba site. Good mix of
description and relevant documents.
Illustrated article by David Trask.
Good research links to the main individuals and events involved.
Spanish US war
seen by the Museum of Miami. Good on the sinking of the Maine
American War from the small planet site on US in the Americas. Three
good pages on the war and its aftermath for the US in the context of US
The World of 1898-the
Spanish /American War. The site gives an essay overview of the war, a
chronology of events, an index of people - with links to biographical
information, places and events. From the US Library of Congress site.
Spanish-American War Extremely thorough updated site from
US Naval History and Heritage Command. As well as sections providing
campaign details, bios of leading US figures, medals and decorations, this
includes sections on:
The Spanish American War An
excellent site with lots of photos and information on the two fleets.
Links to descriptions of the other theatres of war other than Cuba. From
the Spanish American War Centennial Website.
From ironcladpirate site.
Both includes outline of battle, maps and ship silhouettes.
Aspects of the war
Press & Propaganda
4. Cuba: The US
5. US & Mexico
6. Latin American Campaigns 1906-1933
Go to the following casahistoria Mexico pages age for links to
7.USA & the Military Regimes of Latin America
- Very thorough sites with useful, detailed links on the
US navy activity. The Battle Streamers contain a brief history
of the Navy's role in the war, conflict or operation. Very good
linking to relevant documents. From
Conflicts of the U.S. Navy.
- Medal histories: The number and variety is indicative
of the growing US involvement in the area...
Regimes: casahistoria site for links to US - latin
American military regime relations in the 1970's. Page also
has extensive links to the key south American military
regimes & their US links of the period.
The sites below offer a general introduction to US involvement
during this period.
Military in Latin America Proceso 684, Editorial,
November 1995. Article looks at the linkage between the
emergence of militarism in latin America after 1945, US support
and its fear of communism in latin America
The Nazi Parallel: The National Security State and the Churches
excerpted from the book The Washington Connection and Third
World Fascism by Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman published
1979. Draws comparisons with nazi ideologies such as the Volk
and national unity and the military regimes of the time.
The Military and the State in Latin America Detailed
examination of the relationship - and its connections with the
USA. Alain Rouquie, University of California, 1987
Assassins looks at Central American generals, but indicates
the extent of US involvement in the military regimes....