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The Spanish–American War was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898. .... Although Cuba attracted American attention, little note was made of the ..... friend Theodore Roosevelt, declared that it had been "a splendid little war".

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Feb 28, 2015 ... Their quest was described as a "splendid little war" by Secretary of State John Hay. ... Impact of the Spanish American War on the Presidio.

www.washingtonpost.com/archive/1998/04/08/a-splendid-little-war-built-americas-empire/0cc1f34f-cfdd-4e93-9c1a-85893e25ebdc

Apr 8, 1998 ... It's difficult to imagine a "splendid" war. But that's how John Hay, U.S. ambassador to Britain and a good friend of Theodore Roosevelt, ...

www.historytoday.com/roger-hudson/splendid-little-war

Roosevelt, initially, was not fussy over where the US might deploy forces, just so long as there was what he called 'a splendid little war' somewhere. In 1895 he ...

www.nytimes.com/1991/07/09/opinion/l-credit-splendid-little-war-to-john-hay-595391.html

Jul 9, 1991 ... "It has been a splendid little war, begun with the highest motives, carried on with magnificent intelligence and spirit, favored by that Fortune ...

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"It has been a splendid little war..." wrote John Hay to Theodore Roosevelt as the Spanish-American War ended in 1898. Indeed it was splendid for the American ...

harvardmagazine.com/1998/nd98/war.html

The First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry (the "Rough Riders"), under Colonel Leonard Wood (center) and Lieutenant Colonel Theodore Roosevelt (right), drills in San ...

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Feb 13, 2015 ... America enters the new century and finds its self fighting against its national values, while trying to expand their power through the Spanish ...

www.quora.com/What-is-meant-by-the-Splendid-Little-War-in-relation-to-the-Spanish-American-War

It's a term to describe how it was a short, relatively bloodless (for America, anyway,) war that gained America territory and some political goals.