There was a place called Cuba. This wonderful place had some items of interest that everyone wanted. During the Spanish-American War, Cuba had become under America's power around the 1890's. America had used Cuba mostly for land. The United States wanted another place to be able to set up bases. Soon after America came, they had added Military. The U.S. also used some of the materials that Cuba had. This had such a major factor that Cuba had mostly been controlled by America. All of the mines, Oil, Farms, as well as the industrialization aspect in Cuba.