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Tuesday, 4 December 2012
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: BLACK PEOPLE CONTRIBUTION TO THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR OF 1898 :
In 1898 the Spanish-American war was escalating, Theodore Roosevelt assembled an Improbable Regiment of Ivy Leaguers, Cowboys. Native Americans, African Americans and Western Territory Land Speculators. This group of men, which became known as the Rough Riders, trained for four weeks in the Texas desert and set sail for Cuba.