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February 6

Robert Frost's "The Death of the Hired Man" is published in The New Republic , 1915

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Question:

What Cuban poet and writer is famous for his role in liberating Cuba from Spain in the 1890s?

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José Martí. In 1895, Martí published the Manifesto of Montecristi , proclaiming the independence of Cuba from Spain and the equality of all races. The same year, Martí was killed fighting the Spanish alongside other Cuban patriots during the Spanish American War.

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