[2015] Jil Slayton: Cuban Perspective

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[2015] Jil Slayton: Cuban Perspective

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CITATIONS:http://www.historyofcuba.com/history/time/timetbl2d.htmhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_Cuban_history

February 15: the USS Maine battleship explodes, the United States blames Spain, resulting in the start of the Spanish-Cuban-American War.On April 20: the United States joins Cuba and signs the Teller Amendment saying that they would help gain their independence from Spain with as much military equipment as necessary.

March: workers in Cuba started going on strike because they wanted a higher pay, overtime pay, pay on Sundays, and holidays.

CUBAN PERSPECTIVE

February 11: the Cuban Constitution is accepted!80% of Cuba's minerals belonged to the United States, especially Bethlehem Steel.

May 20: the Cuban flag is finally allowed to fly over Havana.July 4: the three year war against the U.S. finally ends and Cuba finally has their independence.

Noam Chomsky tells DemocracyNow! about the Cuban persepective and how Castro didn't do a very good job for Cuba.

Howard Zinn on the Cuban perspectve and some of his experiences in the war.


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