Spanish-American War


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Synonyms for Spanish-American War

a war between the United States and Spain in 1898

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forces killed over 20,000 Filipino combatants after taking control of the Philippines from the Spanish in the aftermath of the Spanish-American war.
Although the fighting lasted just 10 weeks and wasn't much of a military contest, the Spanish-American War is a pivotal moment in U.
Since the Spanish-American War, Worcester and its citizens have been naming intersections and streets after the heroes of our wars, and this section of Worcester took the name of a very young soldier indeed.
From Liberation to Conquest: The Visual and Popular Cultures of the Spanish-American War of 1898 explores how the American people supported the nation's entry into the Spanish-American War of 1898, which led to U.
The author begins with the start of the Spanish-American War and works his way forward through the end of the Korean War.
The War Lovers is a captivating chronicle of war fever and calculated crisis manipulated by key leaders in the run-up to the twentieth century and culminating in the Spanish-American War.
That calculation shows that the Afghan and Iraq wars combined have been less of an economic burden than any American war except for the 1898-99 Spanish-American War and 1991 Persian Gulf War, neither of which even lasted a full year.
Global Intrigues: The Era of The Spanish-American War and The Rise of the United States to World Power.
As a result of the Spanish-American War, the United States gained overseas territories, thus greatly expanding the scope of the Signal Corps' duties.
Thomas assembles a compelling historical record for the case that the Spanish-American War was a conflict of choice, shaped by powerful politicians and statesmen, and exploited by a rabid, sensational newspaper editor.
The book traces the development of modern Cuba by following the history of the Bacardi family and their rum-making business from the purchase of the first distillery in 1862 through the Spanish-American War, the Cuban revolution, and the post-Fidel Castro transition.
Sessions included: (1) The Revolutionary War and Early American Military History (Kyle Zelner); (2) The Mexican-American War (Paul Springer); (3) The Civil War (Mark Grimsley); (4) The Frontier Years (Vance Skarstedt); (5) The American Military and Society (Peter Karsten); (6) The Spanish-American War and the Philippine War (Brian McAllister Linn); (7) World War I (Michael Neiberg); and (8) Panel discussion (Paul Herbert and Paul Dickler.
It was called the "water cure" during the Spanish-American War and is often referred to as a "cold bath" when done by the Nazis.
1898 Cuba became independent of Spain, following the Spanish-American War.
The book begins with the Puritans and ends with the outbreak of the Spanish-American war.