Cuban Independence

Events

Ten Years War

1868

TYW Ends with truce btwn Cuba and Spain

1878

Slavery Abolished

1886

Jose Marti leads second war

1895

Battle of Dos Rios

May 1895

US declares war on Spain

1898

USS Maine explodes

Feb 1898

US defeats Spain

Dec 1898

US withdraws troops from Cuba

1901

Cuba is Independent

1902