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美国军队接管波多黎各之后,雪利上将离开布鲁克林号前往该地

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美国在波多黎各 (Puerto Rico) 升起国旗
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你知道波多黎各一直到现在都还是美国的自治领土吗?在1898年的1018日,美国军队在与西班牙进行美西战争时,在波多黎各升起美国国旗,不久后美国也正式接管这个前西班牙的殖民地。 

波多黎各的历史充斥着被入侵的事件。当克里斯多福.哥伦布 (Christopher Columbus) 远航到波多黎各之后,西班牙从1493开始就一直剥削岛上的资源。西元1508年,西班牙在卡培拉镇 (Caparra) 创建了他们在此的第一个殖民地。


Did you know that Puerto Rico is a commonwealth territory of the United States, even today? On October 18, 1898, American troops fighting the Spanish-American War raised the United States flag in Puerto Rico, and the U.S. officially took control of the former Spanish colony.

Puerto Rico has a long history of invasions. Spanish exploration of the island began in 1493, when Christopher Columbus visited there. In 1508, the Spanish established their first settlement in the town of Caparra.

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