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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.

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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.

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Spanish American War Document Analysis Timeline

This Spanish American War Document Analysis Timeline is an incredible way to integrate CCSS strategies, cooperative learning, primary source analysis, and sequencing in your class! Students are provided a set of pictures, newspaper excepts, and other primary sources and must perform various tasks and match them to a timeline. Great for your US History class!

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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. )

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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.

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Ultimate fixer-upper: Historic warship built in the 1890s goes on sale (she just needs a $20m refurbishment... before she sinks)

US gun crew, 1898, on USS Olympia. The cruiser was in service from 1895-1922. It is most famous as the vessel commanded by Commodore George Dewey in 1898 at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. 'You may fire when you are ready, Gridley,' was famously uttered by Dewey during the battle which saw the Spanish bombarded into defeat.

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5 Sisters of Mercy who served as nurses during the Spanish American War.

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