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Although they were to continue to work on the plantauons for a salary The Spanish colontal afl11IeS were backed by the United States When Cespedes lost his Influence and later his life In an ambush by the Spaniards. 'Aaxlmo Gomez. a black exile from Santo Domingo. and Antomo I\laceo. a Cuban mulatto. continued the III-fated movement. Most Insurgents Yielded In 1879 In exchange for amnesty Cuban hero General AntoniO Maceo rejected the amnesty. Maceo had to deal With raCial resentment and Intflgues from white underlings.

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Gave h l ln the audacity to pull I( orf 30 CultureShock! allon of Amencan States (OAS), dommated by the Untted States, launched the III, fated Alliance for Progress as an allernatlve to socialism and suspended Cuba's membership. Cuba responded wnh calls for all 111tln Amencan people to 'nse up against Impenalism" In OClober of 1962, the 'Cuban missile CriSIS' was resolved when Ihe Soviets. without consuiling the Cubans, agreed 10 withdraw the missiles from Cuban soli In exchange for a U S. pledge 10 not Invade Cuba The Unlled Slates Ihen resorted 10 dlplomallc methods In an allempi 10 engulf the Island In July of 1964, the Organlzallon of American States adopted mandalory sanctions against Cuba and reqUired all members to sever dlplomallc and trade relations with the Castro government.

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