Spanish American War

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Can you name the effects of the Spanish American War??

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William Randolph Hearst, along with many others used _________ to their benefit. They defamed others in order to gain economic benefits for themselves. This led to war.
This was a letter that was intercepted by Cuban revolutionists
President Mckinley ordered the ____to Cuba to bring home Americans that were in danger. The __ blew up in Havana. Americans blamed the Spanish for the explosion
When US congress passed the Wilson-Gorman Tariff, Cuban merchants could no longer count on the ______ industry. This put Cuba into an economic crisis
The Spanish ruled harshly within Cuba and the Phillippines. They even enforced concentration camps in order to shut down rebellions. Many Americans demanded intervention
This ended the war. US paid spain 20 million dollars to buy the Phillippines. America also gained Puerto Rico and Guam. Spain gave up its claim to Cuba
This cost the US 250 million. 274,000 men fought. 5462 died but only 362 in battle. Most died due to Yellow fever. 1604 men were wounded
This replaced the Teller amendment which states that the US had no 'designs' on cuba. Additionally this forced Cuba to accept 3 conditions before the US troops would be withdrawn
This granted Puerto Rico a limited self-government. The US still controlled who became their governor and executive council
Granted US citizenship to all Puerto Ricans and took away tariffs from Puerto Rican imports into the United States

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Created Jun 6, 2010ReportNominate
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