Spanish American War

Spanish American War

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  • We should be helping Cuba
  • We shouldn't intervene!
  • Yellow journalism is what American newspapers used when they exaggerated stories to make Americans more sympathetic towards Cuba.
  • The U.S.S. Maine blew up killing over 250 American soldiers and the U.S. blamed it on Spain.
  • Cuba Is Now Independent!
  • President McKinley hesitates for war even though Americans call for war. Peace is maintained.
  • Philippines
  • $20,000,000
  • Guam
  • Puerto Rico
  • McKinley sent a list of demands to Spain: compensation for the U.S.S. Maine, an end to reconcentration camps, a truce in Cuba, and Cuban independence.
  • The U.S. signed the treaty of Paris in December of 1898. In the treaty, the Spanish government recognized Cuba’s independence.
  • In return for a payment of twenty million dollars, Spain also gave up the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the Pacific island of Guam to the U.S.
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