The Spanish-American War was the conflict that ended Spain's ruling over the colonies in the Americas. The end of this war also allowed the United States to acquire territories in ...
Spanish-American War (1898)
Demands by Cuban patriots for independence from Spanish rule made U.S. intervention in Cuba a paramount issue in the relations between the United States and Spain from the 1870s to 1898. Sympathy for the Cuban insurgents ran high...
The Spanish–American War (Spanish: Guerra hispano-estadounidense) was a
conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. ...
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At that time, Cuba was ruled by Spain and Cuban rebels were engaged in a war
for independence. Meanwhile, Filipino rebel forces led by Emilio Aguinaldo had been attempting to defeat the Spanish
and continued their fight on land. This and other fighting resulted in the... More »
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On April 25, 1898 the United States declared war on Spain following the sinking
of the Battleship Maine in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898. The war ended ...
The Spanish-American War of 1898 ended Spain's colonial empire in the
Western Hemisphere and secured the position of the United States as a Pacific
America went to war against Spain to free Cuba from Spanish domination. ...
Naval strategist Alfred Thayer Mahan stated, “Americans must now begin to look
The United States was simply unprepared for war. What Americans had in
enthusiastic spirit, they lacked in military strength. The navy, although improved,