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War and Military History
What stopped the US from taking possession of Cuba after the Spanish American War?
September 14, 2010 1:21PM
That was less desireable than having it handy for American business to exploit and the US had placed mandates on Cuba before granting it Independence and that was already prohibited by the Teller Amendment.