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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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(1898).

In 1895, the Cuban patriot José Martí renewed his homeland's attempt to achieve independence from Spain,

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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In the Spanish-American War (1898), the United States gained new territories in the Caribbean and the Pacific, including

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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imperialist conflict in which the USA extended its formal authority over the Caribbean and across the Pacific, achieved on the

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World Encyclopedia

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Conflict fought in the Caribbean and the Pacific, between Spain and the USA. The immediate cause was the sinking of

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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A conflict between the U.S. and Spain triggered by Cuban patriot José Martí's attempt to achieve Cuban independence from Spain. The Spanish government tried to suppress the insurgent ... More
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David F. Trask

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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an important episode in America's entry into world politics and abandonment of political isolation. The war's origins lay in Cuba's struggle for independence, which resumed in ...

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Thomas J. Edward Walker

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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“You furnish the pictures and I'll furnish the war,” said American newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst in 1897 to the photographer/reporter he sent to Cuba to observe the ... More
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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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fought (April–Aug. 1898) between Spain and the U.S., following years of antagonism over the growing struggle for the independence of Cuba. The U.S. supported Cuban liberals because of the ... More

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