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Oct. 27 Notes (Splendid Little War)

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    • 1. "The Splendid Little War"
    • 2. VS. Spain Cuban Rebels & U.S.
    • 3. War lasted for one summer May ~ August 1898
    • 4.
      • 1 st Battle in the Philippines
      People & Events
      • May 1898 ~ U.S. naval victory sparked U.S. desire to take Spanish colonies
      • This would help increase U.S. trade with Asia
    • 5.
      • U.S. Navy was very developed, but U.S. Army consisted of volunteers
      People & Events
    • 6.
      • Battles in Cuba
      People & Events
      • Theodore Roosevelt led the Rough Riders
      • Part of the most famous battle (San Juan Hill)
    • 7.  
    • 8.
      • Battles in Cuba
      People & Events
      • July 17, 1898 ~ Spanish IN CUBA surrender
    • 9.  
    • 10.
      • July 25, 1898 ~ U.S. invaded Puerto Rico
      The War Ends
      • August 12, 1898 ~ Armistice signed (cease-fire)
    • 11.
      • December 10, 1898 ~ Treaty of Paris
      The War Ends
      • Cuba = independent
      • U.S. paid Spain $20 million for possession of the Philippines, Guam, & Puerto Rico
    • 12.
      • Success in the War convinced Congress to make Hawaii a territory
      The War Ends
      • U.S. victory ended Spain’s empire and made the U.S. a world power
    • 13.
      • U.S. will not interfere with existing countries/colonies in Western Hemisphere, BUT will view European attempts to create new colonies there as hostile attacks on the U.S. (1823)
      What happened to the Monroe Doctrine?
    • 14.
      • Puerto Rico was claimed by Spain in 1493
      What happened to the Monroe Doctrine?
      • Cuba was claimed by Spain in 1511
      U.S. violated the Monroe Doctrine!
    • 15. The End