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spanish american war
Updated: 1/9/2020
spanish american war
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  • Cuban Rebelion Yellow Journalism
  • yellow
  • U.S.S Maine
  • William Mckinley
  • "War should not be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed."
  • Yellow Journalism fueled the Spanish-American war because it was exaggerating everything that happened. Cuba rebelled by burning crops
  • U.S demands to Spanish
  • The U.S.S Maine exploded on February 15, 1898, in the Havana harbor killing around 250 men. Thus the people of the United States blamed Spain for the explosion.
  • Treaty of Paris
  • William McKinley was against war and strived for peace, and did not want to fight against Spain. He did not go into war until it was necessary
  • Territory gained by U.S
  • The United States demanded the withdrawal of Spain's troops from Cuba, end reconstruction camps, Cuban independence and compensation for the u.s.s Maine
  • get out of their land
  • The Treaty of Paris was ratified on December 10, 1898, and it ended the Spanish-American war. In the treaty, Cuba gained independence from Spain.
  • treaty
  • The United States gained many territories after signing the Treaty of Paris, as they were Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines.
  • Guam
  • Philippines
  • Puerto Rico
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