Excerpt from Four Centuries of Spanish Rule in Cuba, or Why We Went to War With Spain: A Historical SketchThis sketch of the events which have taken place in the Island of Cuba since the discovery to our days has not the pretension of being anMoreExcerpt from Four Centuries of Spanish Rule in Cuba, or Why We Went to War With Spain: A Historical SketchThis sketch of the events which have taken place in the Island of Cuba since the discovery to our days has not the pretension of being an exhaustive history.
It is an inquiry into the causes which have determined the present state of affairs, and into the reasons for which Spain, once the dominant power in the new world has gradually lost all her possessions, and has declined from her position in the front rank of nations, where the genius of Columbus had placed her, until now the pearl of the Antilles, one of the few last gems in her crown, and the most beautiful, is at the eve of being wrenched from her.A few weeks ago Mr.
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