December 18, 2017

Today in History: Dominican Republic

Carnival Domincia
Today in History–June 26–the Library of Congress features the Dominican Republic. On this day in 1924, U.S. troops pulled out after 8 years of occupying the Caribbean nation. Learn more about the island nation’s road to independence by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more resources related to the Dominican Republic.

Country Study: Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic country profile BBC

Dominican Republic timline BBC

Dominican Republic primary source set, World Digital Library

Dominican Republic maps

Dominican Republic image set

Books, reports & other texts related to the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic historical newspaper coverage

Annexation of Santo Domingo newspaper coverage

Webcasts related to the Dominican Republic

U.S. legislation related to the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Guide to Law Online

Haiti & the Dominican Republic: An Island Divided (PBS film)

More World History & Culture Resources

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