1898: the Spanish-American War...On April 25, 1898 the United States declared war on Spain following the sinking of the Battleship Maine in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898. The war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on December 10, 1898. As a result Spain lost its control over the remains of its overseas empire -- Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Philippines Islands, Guam, and other islands.

1898: the Spanish-American War...On April 25, 1898 the United States declared war on Spain following the sinking of the Battleship Maine in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898. The war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on December 10, 1898. As a result Spain lost its control over the remains of its overseas empire -- Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Philippines Islands, Guam, and other islands.

Teddy Roosevelt (Then, a Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, with his Rough Riders at the top of the hill, Battle of San Juan, during the Spanish-American War. )

Teddy Roosevelt (Then, a Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, with his Rough Riders at the top of the hill, Battle of San Juan, during the Spanish-American War. )

This activity features 10 primary sources from the Spanish American War that students analyze using questions organized onto a timeline. The documents include cartoons, newspapers, lithographs, maps, and pictures all related to each aspect of the war.

Spanish American War Document Analysis Timeline

This activity features 10 primary sources from the Spanish American War that students analyze using questions organized onto a timeline. The documents include cartoons, newspapers, lithographs, maps, and pictures all related to each aspect of the war.

Fighting During Spanish American War. The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.

Naval archivists discover trove of photos from Spanish-American War

Fighting During Spanish American War. The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.

Spanish–American War-- was a conflict fought between Spain and the US in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of sinking of the USS Maine in Havana harbor leading to American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. American acquisition of Spain's Pacific possessions led to its involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately in the Philippine–American War.

Spanish–American War-- was a conflict fought between Spain and the US in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of sinking of the USS Maine in Havana harbor leading to American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. American acquisition of Spain's Pacific possessions led to its involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately in the Philippine–American War.

Teddy Roosevelt's horse Little Texas led the charge up San Juan Hill during the 1898 Spanish American War

Teddy Roosevelt's horse Little Texas led the charge up San Juan Hill during the 1898 Spanish American War

Primary Sources - Imperialism and the Spanish American War | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Primary Sources - Imperialism and the Spanish American War | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

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