Cuban Rebellion- yellow journalismTo get the U.S. attention Cuba used a lot of yellow journalism in their papers about the Camps in Cuba and how bad the condition of them were to get the U.S. attention and join the war.
Blowing up of the U.S.S. MaineThe U.S.S. Maine exploded killing 250 Americans, the U.S. blames Spain for this action. So say this was was the most important conflict between the U.S. and Spain.
The Treaty of Paris
President William McKinley’s role in peacesent a list of demands for Cuban peace as one final attempt at peace. Peace is maintained.
U.S. Demands to the SpanishCompensation for the Maine, ending reconstruction camps, a truce in Cuba, and Cuban independence.
Treaty of ParisSpain and the US signed the treaty of Paris to end the war.
Territory Gained by the U.S.In return for 20 million Spain gave the Philippines Puerto Rico and Guam. These became U.S. territories.