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Filibuster in Cuba, Part 1

  • Historical Controversies Podcast: Season 2
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01/17/2018Chris Calton

Season 2, Episode 12. When Cuban slave owners started to worry that Spain was going to emancipate their slaves, Narciso López thought that the time was ripe to start a revolution to overthrow Spanish rule. American expansionists hoping for the annexation of Cuba volunteered to help López, and many of these expansionists wanted to see Cuba turned into a new slave state.

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