US History Since Reconstruction ~ Week Five, Lecture One

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    • 1. Yellow Press
    • 2. European Colonialism
    • 3. Need for Overseas Markets
    • 4. White Racial Fears
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  • 9. "Splendid Little War" 1895: Cuban Insurrectos launch a guerilla war against Spain. 2/15/1898: Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine. 4/25/1898: U.S. declares war against Spain. 7/1/1898: Battle of San Juan & Kettle Hill. 8/12/1898: End of Hostilities in Cuba. 12/1898: Spain sues for peace. Treaty of Paris signed.
  • 10. War in the Philippines 5/1/1898: U.S. Admiral Dewey transports Filipino rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo. A-’s forces land in Manila Bay. 8/13/1898: Aguinaldo’s forces take Manila.
    • 12/1898:
    • Aguinaldo declares independence
    • Filipino republic established.
    • McKinley refuses to recognize the republic.
    • U.S. troops will be landed to crush Aguinaldo’s forces.
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    • Ended the Spanish-American War
    • 1. Spain relinquishes rights to Cuba
    • 2. Spain sells Philippines to U.S. for $20 million
    • 3. U.S. gets Puerto Rico
    • 4. U.S. annexes Hawaii, Guam & Wake Islands (1899).
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