Cuba's foremost poet and liberator who went through periods of exile in the U.S
Castro proclaimed Cuba a communist country
Capital of Cuba
Cuba gained independence from Spain after the Spanish-American War
The distance from Cuba to the United States
10 million people
Population of Cuba
The maps purpose is to focus attention in new directions toward areas of exploding populations, energies, etc. It is geographically correct, just the perspective changed.
Spain colonizes Cuba
Cuba fights ten year war for independence from Spain
Jose Marti lives in exile in New York organizing the independence movement with leaders such ad Eugenio Maria de Hostos and Dr. Ramon E. Betances
Slavery is abolished in Cuba
The battleship Maine is blown up in a Cuban harbor which lead to the U.S entering the spanish-american war. Puerto Rico becomes a U.S property.
Platt Amendment is passed giving the U.S the right to intervene in Cuba's economic affairs, etc.
Cuban Revolution: Fidel Castro takes power from Batista and become a dictator
Afro-Cuban religion/ combination of catholocist and african americans
Father knowledge or divination/bearers of the knowledge and of higher hierarchy
The Malecon lies on the north coast line of La Havana, Cuba/ seaside
Believed to of had mystical powers/ god like powers
Santeria Goddess of Femininity
Nuestra Señora del la caridad del cobre
The patroness saint of Cuba/also known as the Virgin of Charity
September 8th, 1492
Columbus meets the Tiano Indians and also discovered tobacco on the island.
October 28th, 1492
Columbus claims Cuba for Spain and enslaves the Tiano Indians
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