The American Banana Farmer That Funded A Honduran Revolution

Imagine an immigrant, with no power or money, working his way up and eventually funding an entire revolution in Central America

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, bananas were a newfound luxury in the United States. Coming primarily from Central America, they arrived in ships and were found in large American ports such as New Orleans and Boston. As this delicious new delicacy was discovered by more people across the country, it became highly…