Editors. "US ultimatum to Spain to relinquish authority in Cuba". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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The USA sends an ultimatum to Spain ordering them to withdraw their authority in Cuba, one of their two remaining colonial outposts in the New World.