Today in History: Nicaragua

República de Nicaragua
Today in History–January 2–the Library of Congress features the central American country of Nicaragua. On this date in 1933 the United States Marine Corps withdrew from Nicaragua after maintaining a presence there for more than 20 years. Learn some more about this U.S.-Nicaraguan connection by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access related primary sources.

Nicaragua country study (history, culture, industry, and more)

Nicaragua country profile BBC

Nicaragua timeline BBC

Nicaragua primary source set from the World Digital Library

Nicaragua images

Nicaragua maps

Nicaragua legislation

Nicaragua books & other texts

Nicaragua historical U.S. newspaper coverage

Nicaragua sheet music

Nicaraguan literary recordings

Foreign Affairs oral history transcripts related to Nicaragua

Nicaragua: U.S. veteran’s stories

Nicaragua: Guide to Law online

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