Cadets of the Republic
Cadets of the Republic, known in Spanish as Cadetes de la República, was a quasi-military youth organization of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party in the twentieth century. Also known as the Liberation Army of Puerto Rico (Ejército Libertador de Puerto Rico), they were organized in the 1930s by Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos, the president of the Nationalist Party. Some members of the cadets participated in the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party revolts of the 1950s against United States colonial rule. The following is a brief history of the Cadets of the Republic, covering the period from 1930 to 1950.
Cadets of the Republic
Cadets of the Republic, known in Spanish as Cadetes de la República, was a quasi-military youth organization of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party in the twentieth century. Also known as the Liberation Army of Puerto Rico (Ejército Libertador de Puerto Rico), they were organized in the 1930s by Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos, the president of the Nationalist Party. Some members of the cadets participated in the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party revolts of the 1950s against United States colonial rule. The following is a brief history of the Cadets of the Republic, covering the period from 1930 to 1950.