in 1854 the U.S. attempt to buy Cuba from Spain .Spain stated that they would rather see Cuba sink in the ocean .
Jose marti was a Cuban political activist he dedicated his life to achieving independence for Cuba
although the explosion was an accident ,U.S newspapers blamed the incident on Spain
Spanish and american war the united states declared war with Spain and they thought they were going to try to take over Cuba the rough riders were people who fought on foot because horses didn't reach the place
the treaty that ended the Spanish american treed Cuba and Puerto rice the united states and sold fines to the the united U.S. for 20 million
Argument centered on wither on the united states had the light to annex the Philippines but imperialism was the real issue