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  • Spanish-American War
    Whether the Spanish-American War of 1898 had to be fought will be debated probably forever. The precipitating event, the sinking of the American battleship Maine in a Cuban harbor, has never really...

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    When we speak of the causes of this war, we need to separate the immediate causes from the deeper causes. There were events that led directly to the war, but it is possible to argue that the war...

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    For the United States, there was not much similarity between the Spanish-American War itself and the more recent wars. There were similarities between the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the US...

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    The Spanish-American War had many different causes. The immediate cause of the war was the explosion of the battleship USS Maine in Havana, Cuba. This, coupled with what the US saw as an...

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    [eNotes provides reference material and tutoring without doing student assignments for them. Questions will be edited to reflect this policy.] Topics that will be covered: The Spanish American War...

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    The main impact that “yellow journalism” had on the Spanish American War was to push the United States towards getting involved in that war. William Randolph Hearst is famous for having used...

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    First of all, let us note that Weyler put the Cubans in concentration camps before the Spanish-American War, not during it. The concentration camps were one of the things that helped to excite...

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    At the time of the Spanish-American War, there were a number of different arguments that were made for granting Cuba its independence. Some of them include: We do not want Cubans to become...

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    To think about this, we should distinguish between root causes and proximate causes. The root causes are general things that pushed the US towards wanting some sort of war like the...

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    All significant fighting in the Spanish-American War took place in two locations. These were Cuba, where the main fighting occurred, and the Philippines. Most of the land fighting of the war...

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    The United States won this war in three ways. First, the US had a much stronger and more modern navy than Spain did. This allowed it to destroy Spanish fleets at Manila and in Cuba. Second, the...

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    The main immediate effect of the Spanish-American War (for the United States, at least) was to make the United States an imperial power. Before this war, the US had had very little in the way of...

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    The only countries (that were countries at the time) involved in the Spanish-American War were Spain and the United States. These two countries fought and the result of the war was a change in the...

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    For the United States, the major consequence of this war was that the US became an imperial power. Up until that time, the US had taken very little in the way of overseas territories. But with...

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    The letter by the Spanish ambassador is typically known as the De Lome letter because the full name of the ambassador was Enrique Dupuy de Lome. The letter was one of the things that got the...

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    There are two major reasons for the Spanish-American War, both having to do with the United States. First, people in the United States were concerned about the way in which the Spanish were...

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    What you have to do first is to decide what you are going to say about this declaration of war. One way that you might decide to organize your paper would be like this: Reasons why the US might...

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    Valeriano Weyler was a Spanish general whose policies contributed to the US getting involved in the Spanish-American War. Weyler was sent to Cuba in 1896 to lead the Spanish troops in putting down...

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    We should note first of all that not all business interests were in favor of this war. For example, Andrew Carnegie was a major leader of the anti-imperialist cause. In fact, people like Theodore...

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    President McKinley three important reasons for why he decided to keep the Philippines. Two of them illustrate nicely some of the major reason for imperialism at the turn of the century. The two...

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    The major unintended result of the Spanish-American War was that the United States was faced with the question of whether to make itself an imperial power. When the United States started to get...

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    Just before the Spanish-American War was declared, the US was concerned about the ongoing civil wars of Cuban nationalists against Spain and, particularly, about news of Spanish atrocities in Cuba....

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