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Havana, cuba 1800s[1]


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Havana, cuba 1800s[1]

  1. 1. Havana, Cuba 1800s
  2. 2. 5 th country to build railroad <ul><li>1835 378 workers, most of them Irish, disembarked at the port of Havana from New York </li></ul><ul><li>Join Havana and Güines by Ibero-America railroad </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish railroad foundation </li></ul>
  3. 3. Growth and expansion <ul><li>1863 forced to take down the city walls because Havana was expanding </li></ul><ul><li>Wall was the line between old and new city </li></ul><ul><li>1859 expansion of city to west </li></ul>
  4. 4. Havana ship trade <ul><li>African slave trade 1821-1870s </li></ul><ul><li>1850s Havana's cigar exports start to take place </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar becomes more valuable then tobacco </li></ul><ul><li>Trade with America Spain and Florida </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fight for Independence <ul><li>1896, vast regions of the island were under rebel control. </li></ul><ul><li>America and Florida come to the aid of Cubans 1898 </li></ul><ul><li>Spain sinks U.S.S. Maine in Havana harbor 1898 </li></ul>