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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... More »
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The Spanish–American War was a conflict fought between Spain and the United States in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of the ...

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Newly updated, very intensive site on the Spanish American War. Internationally respected site covers battles, such as Manila Bay, Santiago, San Juan Hill, etc.; ...

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The Spanish-American War (1898) was a conflict between the United States and Spain that ended Spanish colonial rule in the Americas and resulted in U.S. ...

www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/intro.html

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 ...

history.state.gov/milestones/1866-1898/spanish-american-war

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 power.

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Spanish-American War: (1898), conflict between the United States and Spain that ended Spanish colonial rule in the Americas and resulted in U.S. acquisition of ...

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Quote. William Randolph Hearst The Spanish-American War is often referred to as the first "media war." During the 1890s, journalism that sensationalized—and ...

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America went to war against Spain to free Cuba from Spanish domination. ... Naval strategist Alfred Thayer Mahan stated, “Americans must now begin to look  ...

www.ushistory.org/us/44d.asp

The United States was simply unprepared for war. What Americans had in enthusiastic spirit, they lacked in military strength. The navy, although improved, was ...