Florida in the Spanish-American War (Military) pdf epub fb2

Florida in the Spanish-American War (Military) by Joseph Knetsch, Nick Wynne pdf epub fb2

Florida in the Spanish-American War (Military) Author: Joseph Knetsch, Nick Wynne
Title: Florida in the Spanish-American War (Military)
ISBN: 1609490886
ISBN13: 978-1609490881
Other Formats: lrf lrf lit mobi
Pages: 176 pages
Publisher: The History Press (February 11, 2011)
Language: English
Category: History
Size PDF version: 1566 kb
Size EPUB version: 1659 kb
Subcategory: Americas




Florida began as a Spanish colony, with governing headquarters in Havana, Cuba. It is fitting, then, that the state played such a large role in the Spanish-American War. As a base of training and combat operations, Florida's involvement was crucial to the war effort. Join trusted historians Joe Knetsch and Nick Wynne as they log a fascinating chapter in Florida's history--a time when Roosevelt's Rough Riders prepared for battle at Tampa bases, when battleships departed from south Florida ports to avenge the sunken USS Maine and when a nation looked to the Sunshine State to help unite America around a common cause, even as the nation still struggled to come to terms with the Civil War and Reconstruction