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The History of Cuba, vol. 4

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 113,747 / 366 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.2
LoC Category: E
Downloads: 428
Added to site: 2010.10.08
mnybks.net#: 29205
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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present volume. We have seen the identification of the Queen of the Antilles with the Spanish discovery and conquest of America. We have traced the development of widespread international interests in that island, especially implicating the vital attention of at least four great powers. We have reviewed the origin and development of a peculiar relationship, frequently troubled but ultimately beneficent to both, between Cuba and the United States of America. Now, in the briefest of the four major epochs into which Cuban history is naturally divided, we shall have the welcome record of the achievement of Cuba's secure establishment among the sovereign nations of the world.

The time for the War of Independence was well chosen. That conflict was, indeed, a necessary and inevitable sequel to the Ten Years' War and its appendix, the Little War; under the same flag, with the same principles and issues, and with some of the same leaders. Indeed we may rightly claim that the organization of the Cuban Republic r

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