The War for Cuba
Updated: 1/7/2020
The War for Cuba
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  • Stop the fighting Stop the fighting End of guarded camps
  • $ for the Maine $ for the Maine
  • Cuban Rebellion - Yellow Journalism
  • Breaking News!200,000 Cubans killed in concentration camps!
  • USS Maine
  • SPAIN! IT WAS YOU!
  • NO, NO FUE(no, it wasn't)
  • McKinley and Peace
  • I am for peace.
  • The Cubans burned American sugarcane, and printed exaggerated stories to get America's attention.
  • U.S. Demands to the Spanish
  • No Independence for Cuba!
  • The others I am okay with.
  • The USS Maine was blown up off of the coast of Cuba, and killed 250 American sailors. The U.S. blamed the Maine on Spain.
  • Treaty of Paris
  • Paris
  • President McKinley hesitated to go to war, even though the American public pressed for it.
  • Territory gained
  • Philippines
  • Victory!Rewards:
  • America made four demands to the Spanish. 1. Money compensation for the USS Maine. 2. The End of reconcentration camps on Cuba. 3. A truce in Cuba. 4. Cuban Independence. Spain accepted them all except for Cuban independence.
  • End of guarded camps
  • Cuban Indepen-dence
  • On Dec, 1898, America and Spain signed the Treaty of Paris, ending the war, and making Spain recognize Cuban independence.
  • America
  • The Treaty of Paris
  • Spain
  • America gained Puerto Rico, the Philippines, and Guam in exchange for $20,000,000.
  • Guam
  • Puerto Rico
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