american interest in Cuba: 1854, U.S attempted to buy Cuba from Spain. The Spaniards stated they would rather see it sank in the ocean.
Jose Marti: He's a Cuban poet and journalist in exile in Newyork , launched a revolution in 1895. He organized Cuban resistance against Spain,
U.S.S Maine & yellow journalism: Explodes on February 15 , 1898 in the Hardor of Harana. More then 260 men were killled. Newspaper claimed the spanish had blown up the ship
The Spanish American war & Rough Riders: The U.S went to war to help cuba win its independence from Spain. The Rough Riders under command fought on foot cause their Horses didn't reach cuba in time, they won the battle.
Treaty of paris: The U.S and spain signed an armistsic agreement , on August 12 , ending what secretary of state.
Debate over treaty of Paris : Touched off a great debate in the U.S agreements entered on whether or not the U.S had the right to annex the phillippines