After winning the Spanish-American war in 1898, the United States annexed a bunch of Spain’s overseas colonies. Yet, in spite of the war starting over Cuba, the US didn’t take it for its own. So why not? Why didn’t the United States annex Cuba? To find out watch this short and simple animated history documentary.
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they had gotten too much infamy
Im guessing because the US is against Empires
uh what 57 minutes ago
Fun and informative as always, though the US flag vertical orientation was reversed, a common mistake, and he used an image of the pre-Civil War capitol before the modern dome was completed. Again, a huge fan, and I only say this because he usually does so well with minor details.
I just can’t believe I’m in the description. I don’t know if I can handle this fame.
I wonder what would have been better for the people and their freedom. If the US made it a state or territory or have complete freedom from the US and autonomy.
3:01 to 3:06 is a video I need. I would love to learn more about what the US has done in Central America.
This would turn out to be a mistake during the Cold War. If they'd offered Cuba statehood and Cuba accepted, the Soviets would have never had an ally in the region.
that. and drug trade.
This is a very biased against 🇺🇸 narrative, but, that said, 🇺🇸 should’ve annexed Cuba. No communist Cuba!!!
And so they turned Cuba into Las Vegas before Las Vegas which caused the Cuban revolution and the comunist regime.
Ah… my grandpa still reminisces about when we were a wealthy puppet state.
Treaty of Paris
This treaty, which we've called the Treaty of Paris to make it easy to differentiate from other treaties, hereby establishes that Spain lost the war. It wasn't even close. Like, why did you even bother?
As such, The United States, hereafter referred to as Freedom Land™, will gain possession of Guam, the Philippines and Puerto Rico. It will also occupy Cuba. It won't annex the entire thing but will instead only take a small part of it in the south which will cause no issue in the future.
Maine was sunk by the USA, whicch is quite clear nowadays. Don't understand why IT is not mentioned
I live in South Florida, it pretty much is Cuba.
Ahhh the Empire of the free strikes again.
There’s still time…
You forgot that the US entered philippines which was ALREADY free and turned it into a colony again.
"Fun" fact: on 2015 all UN countries voted against the embargo to Cuba except the US and Israel
It was full of secret Mexicans.
why? then who knew cuba will be a communist country with missiles pointed at you?
an error that allowed the communist virus to be alive
I wonder what would’ve happened if the United States kept Cuba as a territory instead of giving Cuba independence? Besides Florida losing their “monopoly” as a domestic tropical paradise, the Cold War would be different.