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History of Cuba

Information about the first, second and third Cuban revolutions in 1898, 1934, and 1959. Also includes information about Cuba's Spanish colonial history, the Bay of Pigs incident, and other events in the history of Cuba.

Independence from Spain
Cuba declared itself to be independent from Spain on October 10, 1868.

First Cuban Revolution
The first Cuban revolution was Cuba's struggle to end Spanish colonial rule Jose Marti was a leader in that struggle and the United States also played a part.

Republic of Cuba Declared

Second Cuban Revolution
The second Cuban revolution resulted in the overthrow and forced exile of Cuban President Gerardo Machado and the United States repeal of the Platt amendment. Some Cubans considered the Platt Amendment to be a restriction on Cuba's right to self-determination.

Third Cuban Revolution
The third Cuban revolution began with the 1953 attack on the Moncada Barracks and it ended with Cuban president Fulgencio Batista fleeing the country in 1959.

- Bay of Pigs Incident

Articles About the History of Cuba
- Wikipedia on the History of Cuba
- Wikipedia Cuban History Timeline

See also
Cuba Travel Guide
Caribbean Travel Guide
Pan America Travel Guide

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