Edward Augustus Johnson - History Of The Negro Soldiers In The Spanish-American War

Edward Augustus Johnson - History Of The Negro Soldiers In The Spanish-American War

Edward Augustus Johnson - History Of The Negro Soldiers In The Spanish-American War



Título: History Of The Negro Soldiers In The Spanish-American War

El autor: Edward Augustus Johnson

Editor: Jazzybee Verlag

Publicado: 29.01.2019

ISBN: 9783849652036

Tamaño: 5.70MB

Idiomas: Español

Formato : PDF, EPUB

History Of The Negro Soldiers In The Spanish-American War por Edward Augustus Johnson

MANY CAUSES LED up to the Spanish-American war. Cuba had been in a state of turmoil for a long time, and the continual reports of outrages on the people of the island by Spain greatly aroused the Americans. The "ten years war" had terminated, leaving the island much embarrassed in its material interests, and woefully scandalized by the methods of procedure adopted by Spain and principally carried out by General Campos and Weyler, the latter of whom was called the "butcher" on account of his alleged cruelty in attempting to suppress the former insurrection. There was no doubt much to complain of under his administration, for which the General himself was not personally responsible. He boasted that he only had three individuals put to death, and that in each of these cases he was highly justified by martial law.

24.03.2019