The United States had lond held an interest in Cuba. In 1854 the United States tried to buy Cuba from spain but the spanish said they that would rather see Cuba sank in the ocean. American sympathies went out to the cuban People when they into rebelled against spain between 1868 and 1878.
Jose Marti was a cuban political activist and a cuban poem. Jose marti dedicated his life to achiving independence for Cuba from Spain. He got kicked out the country and live in New york.
Yellow Journalism is a US term for a type of journalism that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines to sell more newspapers.The U.S.S Maine was a boat from america and it blew up in the harbor of Havana when it was trying to get american citizens in danger.they had claimed that the Spanish had blown up th ship but the ship blew up on it own.
The Spanish American War Was Fought between The United States and Spain In 1898.Theodore Roosevelt was the leader of the rough riders and United States new paper made him out to be a hero and later it lead him to become president
Treaty of Paris was signed on December 10, 1898. Spain freed Cuba and gave the United States: Guam and Puerto Rico. Spain also sold the Philippines to the United States for $20 million.
Arguments centered on whether or not the United States had the right to annex the Philippines, but imperialism was the real issue. The problem was that the U.S. is a democracy, and imperialism goes against the principles of democracy. President McKinley stated that “he would uplift and Christianize them” Although the Filipinos had been Christian for centuries. On February 6, 1899 the senate approved the Treaty of Paris. The U.S. empire included Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines.