How The Dominican Republic Was Nearly Annexed And Made a US State

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One of Ulysses S Grant’s first major efforts as president of the United States was an attempt to annex the independent nation of Santo Domingo. The island nation had fought a war to become independent from neighboring Haiti. Santo Domingo — today known as the Dominican Republic —…

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