History of Modern Cuba Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS  Chappaqua, NY
The Cuban “Melodrama” The Spanish-American War:  1898
Valeriano Weyler’s  “Reconcentration” Policy
Remember the Maine ! To Hell with Spain !
Cuban “Independence ? ” Senator  Orville Platt Platt Amendment  (1903) 1. Cuba was not to enter into any agreements with  ...
American Soldiers in Cuba in  1902 2
What the US Fought For
Fulgencio Batista
Fidel Castro as a  Young  Revolutionary
Cuban “Young Pioneers” What were some of Castro’s reforms??
The Bay of Pigs Fiasco :  1961
The Bay of Pigs Fiasco :  1961
The US “Lays an Egg ? ”
Cuba is  90  Miles  from the Florida Coast A Soviet “Client-State”
The Cuban  Missile Crisis : October, 1962
Soviet - Cuban Construction
Soviet - Cuban Construction
Global Thermal Nuclear War ?
Range of the Cuban Missiles
What’s the Message ?
Cuban Exiles in Miami
The Cuban “Boat People” The Cuban Adjustment Act - 1966
The Refugee “Problem” Today
Castro at the United Nations US Embargo of Cuba
Fidel Castro Today
Cuban - Americans Support the Republican Party
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HISTORY OF MODERN CUBA

  1. 1. History of Modern Cuba Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
  2. 2. The Cuban “Melodrama” The Spanish-American War: 1898
  3. 3. Valeriano Weyler’s “Reconcentration” Policy
  4. 4. Remember the Maine ! To Hell with Spain !
  5. 5. Cuban “Independence ? ” Senator Orville Platt Platt Amendment (1903) 1. Cuba was not to enter into any agreements with foreign powers that would endanger its independence. 2. The U.S. could intervene in Cuban affairs if necessary to maintain an efficient, independent govt. 3. Cuba must lease Guantanamo Bay to the U.S. for naval and coaling station. 4. Cuba must not build up an excessive public debt.
  6. 6. American Soldiers in Cuba in 1902 2
  7. 7. What the US Fought For
  8. 8. Fulgencio Batista
  9. 9. Fidel Castro as a Young Revolutionary
  10. 10. Cuban “Young Pioneers” What were some of Castro’s reforms??
  11. 11. The Bay of Pigs Fiasco : 1961
  12. 12. The Bay of Pigs Fiasco : 1961
  13. 13. The US “Lays an Egg ? ”
  14. 14. Cuba is 90 Miles from the Florida Coast A Soviet “Client-State”
  15. 15. The Cuban Missile Crisis : October, 1962
  16. 16. Soviet - Cuban Construction
  17. 17. Soviet - Cuban Construction
  18. 18. Global Thermal Nuclear War ?
  19. 19. Range of the Cuban Missiles
  20. 20. What’s the Message ?
  21. 21. Cuban Exiles in Miami
  22. 22. The Cuban “Boat People” The Cuban Adjustment Act - 1966
  23. 23. The Refugee “Problem” Today
  24. 24. Castro at the United Nations US Embargo of Cuba
  25. 25. Fidel Castro Today
  26. 26. Cuban - Americans Support the Republican Party
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