This collection features 68 motion pictures produced between 1898 and 1901 of the spanish-american war and the subsequent philippine revolution this primary source set includes images, documents, maps, motion pictures, newspapers, and analysis tools to help teach about the spanish-american war today in. The spanish-american war was a significant moment for black americans the black american community strongly supported the rebels in cuba and american entry into the war, as thirty-three black american sailors died in the maine explosion the most influential black leader, booker t washington,. Primary source analysis: 1 what triggered the spanish american war 2 what is yellow journalism 3 who does the article blame for the explosion on the uss maine what evidence in the paper supports this 4 how do you think people would have responded to this article do you think it influenced their willingness to. Bonnie m miller from liberation to conquest: the visual and popular cultures of the spanish- american war of cultural manifestations of the spanish- american war by america's media makers on february 15, 1898, the uss maine miller does, however, frame much of her analysis on “media makers” of the era. Sectionalism in 1898 by taking a case study approach analyzing newspapers in the state of south carolina the first chapter outlines the historiography that has been done on the spanish- american war and american imperialism, tracing the general trends of historians looking at the causes and effects of the war. Images of the spanish-american war opens with a chronological history of the conflict that is followed by an analysis of the political and military situation in cuba at the start of hostilities, as well as a thumbnail sketch of the decade of the 1890s in general the author also covers the role of the american “yellow press” in. The article concludes with an analysis of mckinley's successes and failures in april 1898 the united states went to war with spain president william mckinley asked congress for authority to use force against both the spanish and cubans in order to end the strife on the island and to establish a stable cuban government. Background nations and their leaders may sometimes find themselves being manipulated as they attempt to formulate foreign policy prior to 1898, some us government officials, influential private citizens, and the media (magazines and the press) were vociferous in their support of war with spain students will be.
This article uses the spanish-american war, one of the only possible cases of war between democracies, to demonstrate the power of a constructivist approach for explaining the liberal peace a `structural idealist' argument suggests that the liberal peace must be conceived of as an `intersubjective consensus' of the. One of the wars we have fought more recently was the spanish-american war you can read about the causes, effects, and other aspects of the war in the links below or you can access them from the sidebar drop-down menu opinion commentator: the united states should not have started the spanish-american war. The american people overwhelmingly supported the nation's entry into the spanish-american war of 1898, which led to us imperial expansion into the caribbean and pacific in this book, bonnie m.
Art in the spanish american war: an analysis of the american way of war in a major regional contingency a monograph by major russel d santala air defense dtic s electe sep 1 9 1994 94-30124 school of advanced military studies united states army command and general staff college fort leavenworth. The spanish american war 1898 history on april 21, 1898, the united states declared war against spain following the sinking of the battleship maine in the havana harbor on february 15, 1898 the us also supported the ongoing struggle of cuba, puerto rico and the philippines for independence against spanish rule. As we shall see, many historians now reject that interpretation as implausible the war's causes were more profound than the circulation-driven rivalry between the new york city newspapers of hearst and pulitzer in the final analysis, the spanish-american war was the result of a diplomatic impasse: spain refused to grant. The spanish–american war (april–august 1898) is considered to be both a turning point in the history of propaganda and the beginning of the practice of yellow journalism it was the first conflict in which military action was precipitated by media involvement the war grew out of us interest in a fight for revolution between.
This activity features 10 primary sources from the spanish american war that students analyze using questions organized onto a timeline the documents include cartoons, newspapers, lithographs, maps. The spanish-american war and explain the reason for the war investigate attire worn by many soldiers and explain why certain items were important distinguish between fact and fictional events in their reading based on inferenceand knowledge gained from analyzing the primary sources time required: two class. Find out more about the history of spanish-american war, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom.
After the spanish american war, the face of nursing and especially army nursing changed in cuba during the spanish american war and the valiant effort to send red cross nurses to care for the his in depth analysis of cuban archival sources straightens out contradictions and misconceptions that arose when both. Abstract this article describes and analyzes president william mckinley's foreign and domestic policies that led to the spanish‐american war of 1898 on the domestic side it includes with europe's great powers and the pope the article concludes with an analysis of mckinley's successes and failures.
Spanish-american war: interpretation 2 louis pérez the war of 1898 historian louis pérez provides an alternate perspective on the conflict of 1898 he points out that even calling the conflict the “spanish-american” war excludes the place of cubans rather, he would like to consider the war in the context of a global. Summary and analysis increasing spanish-cuban tensions: late 19th century yellow journalism and the rise of american anger: 1895-1897 the maine explosion: 1898 us goes to war: 1898 dewey and the philippines: 1898 american imperialism: 1898 ground war in cuba: 1898 treaty of paris: august.
Provides effective analysis of the extent to which the war marked a turning point in united states foreign policy • is well organized and well written • may contain minor errors the 5–7 essay • contains a thesis, which may be partially developed, assessing the extent to which the spanish- american war was a turning point. The immediate origins of the 1898 spanish-american war began with the wilson -gorman tariff of 1894 the american tariff, which put restrictions on sugar imports to the united states, severely hurt the economy of cuba, which was based on producing and selling sugar in cuba, then a spanish colony, angry nationalists. Remember the maine pin pin from the spanish american war period robert bowen collection on april 21, 1898, the united states declared war against spain it would be the first overseas conflict fought by the us it involved major campaigns in both cuba and the philippine islands the reasons for war were many, but.