Rough Riders: Taking the Heights
World History → Spanish-American War → Battle of San Juan Hill
Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders take the heights at San Juan Hill from Spanish soldiers east of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War.
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Spain had been the preeminent power in Cuba and the Caribbean for 400 years - what did this defeat signify?
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