Let's go end this rebellion! The journal will go crazy!
Violence is not the answer!
When Cuba rebelled for a second time, they sent 150,000 troops and their best general, Valeriano Weyler to end it. Cubans used yellow journalism to hopefully bring the United States to help them.
No reconcentration camps!
The U.S.S. Maine was a battleship that was in Havana. It exploded in 1898 and killed over 250 American sailors. No one knows what really caused the explosion but they think it was caused by a fire that set off ammunition.
McKinley does not want war even though America does. Peace is maintained.
United StatesALL owned by Spain
America wanted Spain to give them the money for the U.S.S. Maine, for them to end reconcentration camps, to have a truce with Cuba, and Cuban independence. Spain excepted all except Cuban independence.
The Treaty of Paris was signed with Spain in Paris, December 1898. In the treaty, Spain gave Cuba independence.
In the Treaty of Paris, it stated that Spain gave the United States the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the Pacific island of Guam.