LA BATALLA DE LOS IMPERIOS EN EL MAR CARIBE: ESPAÑA CONTRA INGLATERRA EN LA GUERRA DE INDEPENDENCIA DE LAS TRECE COLONIAS (1779-1783)
THE BATTLE OF THE EMPIRES IN THE CARIBBEAN SEA: SPAIN AGAINST ENGLAND IN THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE IF THE THIRTEEN COLONIES (1779-1783)Fecha recibido: 20/04/2020 | Fecha publicado: 28/06/2021 | Fecha corregido: 22/06/2021 |
MSc. Oscar Andrés Hernández Ramírez
El presente artículo, titulado “La Batalla de los Imperios en el Mar Caribe: España contra Inglaterra en la Guerra de Independencia de las Trece Colonias (1779-1783)”, aborda un periodo de
Palabras Claves: Historia, España, Inglaterra, Guerra de independencia, Trece Colonias Inglesas, Flotas, Ejércitos, La Habana.
THE BATTLE OF THE EMPIRES IN THE CARIBBEAN SEA: SPAIN AGAINST ENGLAND IN THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE IF THE THIRTEEN COLONIES (1779-1783).
This article, entitled "The Battle of the Empires in the Caribbean Sea: Spain against England in the War of Independence of the Thirteen Colonies (1779-1783)", addresses a period of Universal History practically ignored in many texts: participation of the Spanish monarchy, its military and naval forces, military leaders, naval and land combat, as well as other data of interest, which demonstrate the importance of the intervention of the European nation in the war for independence of the Thirteen English colonies, today USA. In the present examination of the events that occurred in stage 1779-1783, it is intended to analyze economic, political, and military events that support theories, today in full use of the naval, military and irregular forces in an armed conflict, using the consultation of documents, related to the subject, to provide elements of a historiographical nature, always attending to the historical-logical analysis of the events as a research method, which would lead us to demonstrate the relevant role, and even determining to a certain degree, the Spanish forces overcrowded on the Island of Cuba during the war conflict, which as a final culmination brought with it the Independence of the United States of North America
Key Words: History, Spain, England, War of Independence, Thirteen English Colonies, Fleets, Armies, Havana.