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In Puerto Rico, what major event happened in 1873?

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In Puerto Rico, what major event happened in 1873?

History of Puerto Rico

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States. However, it did not become a U.S. territory until 1898, after the Spanish-American War. Before this, from 1493-1898, it was a Spanish colony.

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Slavery was finally abolished in Puerto Rico on March 22, 1873. This was due to the efforts of abolitionists in Puerto Rico, including Jose Acosta,...

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