U of M ANTH 3601 - CUBAN REVOLUTION (12 pages)

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University of Minnesota- Twin Cities
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Anth 3601 - Archaeology and Native Americans

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CUBA POWER POINT SHOW CUBAN REVOLUTION 1 In 1512 Diego Vel zquez de Cuellar landed on the eastern tip of Cuba and began the conquest The Spaniards slaughtered 1000s of indigenous inhabitants Encomienda forced Indians to labor for Spaniards it was abolished in 1542 Only 5000 remained by 1550 African slaves introduced U S independence in 1776 U S provided 1 3 of Cuba s imports purchased of its exports U S tried to annex Cuba 2 The Cross Cultural Solutions Group Dave Marsha Art Joel Renae Judith Fred Dave Justin Ramsey Donna Anne Judy Meryle Cecilia Meital 3 Jos Mart Monument 1853 95 Hero of Cuban independence great Hispanic writer Mart spent 14 years in exile after being arrested for treason he was from a poor immigrant family In 1848 the U S tried to buy Cuba from Spain The 10 years war 1868 78 began with a slave rebellion led by Carlos C spedes Mart age 16 took part in a revolt was sentenced to 6 years authorities found a note he wrote to a schoolmate supporting revolution opposing colonial rule he was exiled in 1871 the struggle for independence from Spain was lost It decimated the landowning class hindered formation of a landed elite the U S filled that void sugar mills merchant houses Mart went to the university in Spain then NY Mart detested U S materialism and exploitation of the poor he advocated racial equality He published articles denouncing U S imperialism He returned to Cuba in 1878 under an amnesty for political exiles and was shocked at the treatment of black slaves in Cuba he and Cuban nationalists went into exile and plotted a new rebellion Slavery was abolished in 1886 He founded the Cuban Revolutionary Party in 1892 war broke out in 1895 Sec of State James Blaine Cuba is the key to the gulf of Mexico and extended trade in the W Hemisphere Cuba must become American and not fall under any other European domination Fearful of U S imperialism and annexation Mart returned to Cuba in 1895 to lead the 2 nd war of independence The U S seized the ships and



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