Spanish American War

Spanish American War

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  • The United States recognize that Cubans want independence from Spain and now the US is "helping" them for economic interest and increase in power. 
  • The United States aren't keeping their word... why are they trying to take Cuba away from me? So what was the point of the Monroe Doctrine if they won't stick to the foreign policy?
  • The Cubans are starving!
  • The United States is determined to support the Cubans that want independence and are sending military support and ships to the ports of Cuba. 
  • We should send the big girl... the USS Maine
  • In this newspaper it says the Spanish are killing them!
  • Do we for sure know all of this is true?
  • Soldier: What is it exactly that we're helping them for?
  • Captain: We made it boys, the new land our president wants. Remember boys to be nice to the civilians. They need our help and we came to offer protection, aid and help! 
  • Freedom. They want freedom from Spain who thinks they can have it all. But they're wrong and we're here to help these Cubans gain strength and fight back.
  • President William Mckinley declares WAR on Spain!
  • We only wanted to help the Cubans out. But we need to show that we will use force to those who try to go against our policy.   
  • President Sir, we went to help the Cubans because of the yellow journalism in the newspapers. Now our ship has been attacked. What is it that we do now?
  • The United States and Spain has agreed to sign the Treaty OF Paris in 1898 ending the Spanish-American War. Spain has to give up the Islands including Cuba. the Philippines and Puerto RIco. 
  • There is no point in fighting over islands that are on the other half of the globe. 
  • I agree to leave all the islands I had imperialize including the Philippines and Cuba
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