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    The Spanish American war started in 1898 and was a fight for Cuba’s independence which resulted in 379 American casualties in combat. The Spanish American War was justified because of the Monroe Doctrine, Correspondence between the United States and Spain, and the Platt Amendment, which were all created to protect American morals and freedom. The Monroe Doctrine helps justify the Spanish American War because it states America’s ground and opinion. President of the United States, James Monroe, gave

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    Spanish American War Essay Clara Barton: Her Opinion on the Spanish American War Clara Barton October 1st, 1901 Glen Elcho, Maryland Dear Teddy Roosevelt, I would like to congratulate and acknowledge you for you becoming President of the United States of America. You proved your worthiness and dedication when you made life-risking decisions on the battlefield for the Spanish American War. You volunteered as part of the cavalry and brought

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    start of the Spanish-American War. War is never an easy task to handle. Somebody always wins or loses, unless both parties can agree upon a peace treaty. There is always blood shed, lives lost, or foul play. If you are lucky enough to make it out alive, then you probably have PTSD or some sort of mental health issue. The Spanish-American war started when Spain declared war on the United States. George Dewey led a U.S. naval into Manila Bay and destroyed the Spanish fleet. The Spanish Caribbean fleet

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    Throughout history, American perception of the causes of the Spanish-American War of 1898 has shifted drastically. As new facts and first-hand accounts come to light in the years following its events, historians have more information to make assessments, and as a result there are clear differences in the writings of three historians in three different points of time. Shortly after the events of the Spanish-American War, the blame of the war was mostly placed on the Cubans, with a focus on military

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    It is important to read historical accounts of other countries in regard to analyzing the Spanish-American War because it helps to paint a more full picture of what caused the war. From one perspective only a partial story is told, which can seem bias or can be completely wrong. This is seen in the Spanish-American War from the perspective of Americans. It would seem that it is the Spanish’s fault for the destruction of the USS Maine, but once a different perspective is taken, it is realized that

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    Spanish - American WarTopic: Spanish American WarQuestion: How did the Spanish - American war start?Thesis: Getting treated badly by one another.The causes of the Spanish-American War relates directly to Cuba, and the sinking of the ships such as the U.S.S. Maine. 1In 1895, Cuba was extremely out of control and not organized at all , and was beginning to go against Spain. The American people were very disgusted in the way the cuban citizens were treated and by the way the Spanish treat the Cubans

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    “The Spanish-American War was the defining moment in modern U.S. history. It began the process by which the U.S. would establish itself as a world super power”. The Spanish-American War was known as the beginning process to the United States establishing itself as a world super power. This would be the beginning to becoming a strong and powerful Empire. This process to building a powerful Empire is something that America has built up for hundreds of years. This makes sense because America did

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    The Spanish-American War began in the year 1898. After some time, The United States declared war after hearing about the poor conditions Cuban’s were facing under the hands of Spanish troops. Starting on a rough note, before the war commenced the United States lost one of its ships, the USS Maine which unexpectedly sunk off the coast of Cuba. America quickly blamed Spain for the disaster even though they never found out the cause for the ships sinking. Even though the main focus of the war was Cuba

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    The Spanish American War, also known as “The Splendid Little War,” was a short-lived conflict between the United States and Spain in 1898. This war was a pretext for the Philippines War. During this time period Spain had control over several territories within the Caribbean because they were still a colonial power. Although Spain had control of the territories of Cuba and the Philippines, the inhabitants began to grow more and more rebellious as time passed. With the tension building between

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    Journalism, and the Start of the Spanish American War Concerning the sixth crisis involving the actions leading up to the Spanish American War, we, as Western Homesteaders, opposed the war, as elongated conflict is a burden to the economy. Furthermore, we do not believe that the Maine was sunk by Spanish ships, as the cause of destruction was never identified. Moreover, the yellow journalism propaganda that was spread by New York Newspapers led to the start of war, which in turn hurt the economy

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