Spanish American War
Updated: 1/15/2021
Spanish American War

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  • CUBAN REVOLUTION
  • Independence
  • I kind of want independence.
  • Please don't take us there.
  • To the Reconcentration Camps with you.
  • USS MAINE EXPLOSION
  • HELP
  • AHH EXPLOSION
  • President McKinley Praises Peace
  • PEACE THERE MUST BE PEACE!!!
  • The Cubans revolted but the result was they got put in reconcentration camps.
  • U.S. demands to the Spanish
  • The USS Maine exploded in Havana Harbor.
  • Battle of Manila
  • Victory for the U.S. We destroyed all of the Spanish Ships. It only took us 7 hours.
  • Despite Everything that happened President McKinley did not want war with Spain.
  • Treaty of Paris/Land Gained
  • We get Guam, Philippines, and Puerto Rico
  • So you get 20 million dollars
  • The U.S. as a last ditch attempt to prevent war with Spain the U.S. sent an ultimatum.
  • We will declare war if you don't end reconcentration camps, compensation for the Maine, a truce in Cuba, and Cuban independence.
  • The battle of Manila was the first action of the war and the U.S. won. The battle was in Manila harbor which is in the Philippines.
  • The Americans and the Spanish reached a deal. The Spanish would get 20 million dollars. The United States would get Cuban Independence, Guam, Philippines, and Puerto Rico.
  • Deal