Genealogy Projects tagged with Cuba on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Spanish American War

    The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States. It ultimately ended with the Americans defeating the Spaniards. Revolts against Spanish rule had been endemic for decades in Cuba and were closely watched by Americans; there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873. By 1897–98, American public opinion grew angrier at reports...

  • Latina / Latino Entertainers of the Golden Age (US)

    Whether they are songs and dances from Mexico, Cuba, Spain or Brazil, there is that unmistakable beat and colorful presentation. Enjoy these performers who proudly represented their culture and countries while making movies in Hollywood - artists singing and dancing. What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your ...

  • Cuban and Other Hispanic, and Minorities - Confederate Soldiers

    This is a project to identify all known Cuban Confederate Soldiers, as well as other Hispanics and Minorities who served in the Confederate Military. The number of soldiers listed has grown to 6,175 men. (See Rosales' references below). Hispanics in the American Civil War fought on both the Union and Confederate sides of the conflict. Not all the Hispanics who fought in the American Civil...

  • The Latin American Jewish Odyssey

    The Latin American Jewish Odyssey History of the Jews in Latin America The history of the Jews in Latin America dates, according to some interpretations, back to Christopher Columbus and his first cross-Atlantic voyage on August 3, 1 492, when he left Spain and eventually discovered the New World. His date of departure was also the day on which the Catholic Monarchs Isabella I of Castile and ...