Spanish-American War


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Spanish-American War

n.
A war between Spain and the United States in 1898, as a result of which Spain ceded Puerto Rico, the Philippine Islands, and Guam to the United States and abandoned all claim to Cuba, which became independent in 1902.

Spanish-American War

n
(Historical Terms) the war between the US and Spain (1898) resulting in Spain's withdrawal from Cuba and its cession of Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico

Span′ish-Amer′ican War′


n.
the war between the U.S. and Spain in 1898.
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Noun1.Spanish-American War - a war between the United States and Spain in 1898Spanish-American War - a war between the United States and Spain in 1898
Manila Bay - a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the American fleet under Admiral Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet
Santiago de Cuba, Santiago - a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the United States fleet bottled up the Spanish ships in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba and destroyed them when they tried to escape
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In the general rejoicing throughout the country which followed the close of the Spanish-American war, peace celebrations were arranged in several of the large cities.
And then he made his eloquent appeal to the consciences of the white Americans: "When you have gotten the full story or the heroic conduct of the Negro in the Spanish-American war, have heard it from the lips of Northern soldier and Southern soldier, from ex-abolitionist and ex-masters, then decide within yourselves whether a race that is thus willing to die for its country should not be given the highest opportunity to live for its country.
The part of the speech which seems to arouse the wildest and most sensational enthusiasm was that in which I thanked the President for his recognition of the Negro in his appointments during the Spanish-American war.
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The 46 newly discovered flags including banners from battles in Asia and from the Spanish-American War had originally been put on display in 1913.
Analyzing anti-war arguments that preceded the Spanish-American War and persisted through the war in the Philippines, Resistance to the Spanish-American and Philippine Wars distills news articles, letters to editors, opinion pieces, and other mouthpieces of the anti-war groups who tried and failed to stop a war with Spain.
The 1898 Spanish-American War artillery battery fort was one of four forts on St.
Spanish-American War (1898): Spanish Navy casualties were between 860 and 960 and major land battles led to the death of 215 soldiers and another 376 wounded, according to Donald Dyal's "(https://books.
Twice, he would be called upon to serve his country in times of crisis: during the Spanish-American War, when he investigated typhoid fever, and World War I, when he served on the medical board for the Council of National Defense during the influenza outbreak of 1918.
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But there is no doubt that the sinking of the Maine contributed mightily to the start of the Spanish-American War two month later.