The rebel movement’s most serious problem was in its inability to organize around a single goal. Rebel leader Maximo Gomez was controversial in his calls to burn sugar plantations to destroy the Spanish economy.
Enter your search terms: Ten Years War , 1868–78, struggle for Cuban independence from Spain. Discontent was caused in Cuba by excessive taxation, trade restrictions, and virtual exclusion of native Cubans from governmental posts.
The Ten Year War was a series of college football games in the Michigan–Ohio State football rivalry, played between 1969 and 1978. This series of games pitted coaches Woody Hayes of Ohio State and Bo Schembechler of Michigan against each other in classic teacher-versus-student matchups.
Between 1868 and 1878, Cubans fought their first war for independence from Spain . The rebels did not win, but they did force Spain to abolish THIS in 1886. After that, United States capitalists invested heavily into THESE in Cuba . The rebels wanted the U.S. to join their cause.
The Spanish- American War lasted only a few months and was over when Spain signed a peace treaty giving the United States control of Cuba , Puerto Rico, the Philippine Islands, and Guam. Cuba , however, became an independent country rather than a U.S. territory.
Woody on Bo: “If ‘Bo’ is not a winner, I never saw one and I should know.
|Wayne Woodrow Hayes||Glenn E. Schembechler|
|1951-1978 28 seasons||Years at OSU/UM||1969-1989 21 seasons|
|152-38-7||Big Ten Record||143-24-3|
The sinking of the Maine incited United States’ passions against Spain, eventually leading to a naval blockade of Cuba and a declaration of war. Ostensibly on a friendly visit, the Maine had been sent to Cuba to protect the interests of Americans there after riots broke out in Havana in January.
In 1865 the African slave trade ended, although slavery was not abolished in Cuba until 1886 . Rural life in Cuba was patently patriarchal, especially on the plantations.
Cuba’s main imports are machinery, food and fuel products, while its major exports are refined fuels, sugar, tobacco, nickel and pharmaceuticals.