The Spanish American War

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  The Spanish American War, American Life, Military Gear, Military History, Military Uniforms, Cuba, Banana Wars, Treaty Of Paris, Spanish Culture
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President William McKinley visits Oakland, May 1901 Presidents Wives, American Presidents, Famous Presidents, The Spanish American War, American History, Cuban People, William Mckinley, Presidential History, Historical Pictures
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#25 POTUS William McKinley Born This Day 1843/ Ten Notes On POTUS McKinley

The 25th POTUS William McKinley was born on this day in 1843. Ten Notes On William McKinley. 1. President William McKinley was 5’7″ and weighed 200 pounds. He had blue-gray eyes.He was …

Vintage Memorial Day Greeting Card Postcard Scan: beautiful old .

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Remember the Maine! The USS Maine sinks near Havana, Cuba, helping to spark the Spanish American War. This is part of the metal nameplate from the wreck.

The Price of Freedom: USS Maine Nameplate

The SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR: The U. victory established new relations for Uncle Sam and a far flung empire from the Philippines in the Pacific to the Caribbean and Central America.

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Cuban War of Independence

Spanish-Cuban-American War

Spanish American War WebquestStudents will gain basic knowledge about the… Spanish War, The Spanish American War, Spanish Lessons, Learning Spanish, American History, 8th Grade History, Back To The Moon, Rough Riders, Story Of The World
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The Colt machine guns used by the Rough Riders. The photo was taken in the Rough Rider camp in San Antonio, Texas, prior to their service in Cuba The Spanish American War, American History, Texas Rangers Law Enforcement, Fort Sam Houston, Rough Riders, Texas History, Old West, Military History, Vintage Photographs
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Theodore Roosevelt was born on October inside a Manhattan brownstone on East Street. On the anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt’s birth, learn 10 surprising facts about America's twenty-sixth president. Greatest Presidents, American Presidents, Us Presidents, Roosevelt Family, Theodore Roosevelt, Edith Roosevelt, The Spanish American War, American History, American Photo
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Columbia, personification of the United States, wearing a warship bearing the words "World Power" as her "Easter bonnet" on the cover of Puck, April

The cover of Puck from April 6, 1901. Caricaturizes an Easter bonnet made out of a warship that alludes to the gains of the Spanish-American War.

Charge of the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill by Frederic Remington. In reality, they assaulted San Juan Heights and the portion later called Kettle Hill by the Americans.

Spanish–American War

The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, effectively the result of American intervention in the ongoing Cuban War of Independence. American attacks on Spain's Pacific possessions led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine-American War.

USS Maine entering Havana Harbor, Cuba,where the ship would explode three weeks later, 1898 The Spanish American War, American History, American Presidents, Treaty Of Paris, Us Battleships, Maine, Boxer Rebellion, Colorized Photos, Navy Ships
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USS Maine (1889)

USS Maine entering Havana Harbor on 25 January 1898, where the ship would explode three weeks later. On the right is the old Morro Castle fortress.

Colonel Theodore Roosevelt stands triumphant on San Juan Hill, Cuba after his "Rough Riders" captured this hill and its sister Kettle Hill during the Battle of San Juan Hill July Spanish American War. Theodore Roosevelt, Roosevelt Family, Roosevelt Quotes, The Spanish American War, American History, Spanish War, American Food, Spanish Class, American Pride
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Rough Riders

Original title: "Colonel Roosevelt and his Rough Riders at the top of the hill which they captured, Battle of San Juan Hill." US Army victors on Kettle Hill about July 3, 1898 after the battle of "San Juan Hill(s)." Left to right is 3rd US Cavalry, 1st Volunteer Cavalry (Col. Theodore Roosevelt center) and 10th US Cavalry. A second similar picture is often shown cropping out all but the 1st Vol Cav and TR.

A brief history of Ashcan artist William Glackens traveled to Europe to snag paintings by Cézanne, Renoir, Van Gogh and Picasso. American Art, Spanish Painters, Fine Art, Ink Art, Image, Ink Pen Art, Ashcan School, Art, American Artists

Rough Riders

The Fight for Santiago. The "Rough Riders" charging up the San Juan Hill, July 1st, and driving the Spanish from their entrenchments. Illustration from McClure's, October 1898