As the Cuban Rebellion started people wanted to get the word out so they decided to create yellow journalism which was over exaggerated writings in the news papers.
When Spain found out about the rebellion they decided to send Valeriano Weyler. He made the decision to put all the people that where in the rebellion and more into concentration camps.
When every one was put into the camps others where out raged. They asked for the U.S. to help. At first they were reluctant but came around to the idea. The U.S. then decided to have a ship petrol the area. The ships name was the U.S.S Maine.
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Soon the U.S.S Maine will suddenly explode killing 250 people. Some say that Spain did it but others say it was just fluke.
Well all this was going on when the ship was getting destroyed by the explosion, in Tampa Florida a smaller fight was happening. The leader of the fight was Roosevelt and the Rough Riders.
After the war The treaty was signed to end all the fighting.
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