Spanish American War
Updated: 1/9/2020
Spanish American War
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  • Cuban Rebellion and yellow journalism
  • Gasp...I have to write this down!
  • Cuban Government
  • the blowing up of the U.S.S. Maine
  • President William McKinley’s role in peace
  • Not yet... Not yet
  • WAR
  • Spain controlled Cuban government and economy. Cuba rebelled against Spain in 1868. they forced Cubans into reconcentration camps. In the 1890s, newspapers and journals in New York City made overly exaggerated and sometimes false stories about what was happening in Cuba.
  • U.S. Demands to the Spanish
  • Pay for the USS Maine
  • end re-concentration camps
  • hmmm...
  • on February 15, an explosion sank the U.S.S Maine. But, Newspapers jumped on the chance and made papers saying that Spain had taken part in the explosion.
  • Treaty of Paris
  • Treaty of Parisby signing this document, you are returning Cuban's their rights.Spain
  • McKinley hesitates for war even though Americans call for War! Peace is maintained.
  • Territory Gained by the U.S.
  • Compensation ($) for the USS Maine, An end to reconcentration camps, a truce in Cuba, Cuban independence (Spain accepts all but Cuban Independence)
  • Cuban independence
  • a truce in Cuba
  • Dec 1898, the US signs with Spain. Spain recognizes Cuban independence.
  • In return for 20 million dollars, Spain gave up the Philippines, Puerto Rico and Guam. These became US territories.
  • Philippines GuamPuerto Rico
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