Cuba

By: Gage Rogman

Cuba

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Imperialism on Cuba

U.S. imperialism affected Cuba by helping them against Spain and letting them become independent. Cuba then agreed with the Platt amendment in 1901. This amendment meant that the U.S. could intervene in Cuban affairs when events threatened property, liberty, or Cuban independence.

Jose Marti

Was a poet and a patriot for Cuba. Became the symbol for Cuba's independence.
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How He Affected the U.S. Imperialism on Cuba

Began to publish and edit the pro-independence paper La Patria. Bringing other leaders together and forming the Cuban Revolutionary Party. They had the purpose to fight for the independence of Cuba and Puerto RIco. Drew solid support from Cuban immigrant tobacco workers in Florida and other Southern states.

Rough Riders

The first voluntary cavalry in the Spanish American War. Diverse group of cowboys, miners, law enforcements, and Native Americans
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How the Rough RIders Affected the Imperialism in Cuba

Helped the U.S. fight against Spain and its colonial policies in Cuba. Participated in capturing Kettle Hill, and then charged across a valley to assist in the seizure of San Juan Ridge. A few days after the seizing the Spanish fleet fled Cuba .