What was the Ten Years’ War (1868-1878)?

Introduction The Ten Years’ War (Spanish: Guerra de los Diez Años) (1868–1878), also known as the Great War (Guerra Grande) and the War of ’68, was part of Cuba’s fight for independence from Spain. The uprising was led by Cuban-born planters and other wealthy natives. On 10 October 1868, sugar mill owner Carlos Manuel de… Read More

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