Spanish American War / Yellow Journalism
“You furnish the pictures, and I`ll furnish the war." (http://izquotes.com/author/william-randolph-hearst). During the 1890`s the Spanish American War started. “The Spanish–American War was a conflict fought between Spain and the United States in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of sinking of the USS Maine in Havana harbor leading to American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence." (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spani sh%E2%80%93American_War). There were many people in the War who helped out. Altogether during the war about 200,000 more militiamen were recruited, mostly as state volunteers. The Spanish-American War was a four-month conflict between Spain and the United States, provoked
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War, an act partaken by almost every major nation and civilization that has ever existed in the world. War has been the fall of many civilizations, been the cause of millions of deaths and brought the destruction of a nation’s history and culture. Of all the many wars that happened in the world, there has been one war of particular interest that has changed the face of a civilization permanently, and that was the Spanish war with the Aztecs, a war that shaped a culture of an entire race and helped create the current country of Mexico. This war was diversely influenced by many things such as race and gender and served as a reminder of political and social decisions that will serve as a reminder of the actions that should be taken and shows a
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War, an act partaken by almost every major nation and civilization that has ever been around in the world. War has been the fall of many civilizations, the cause of deaths of millions and the destruction of the history of people. There has been one war of particular interest that has changed the face of a civilization permanently, and that was the Spanish war with the Aztecs a war that made what the current country of Mexico. This war was diversely influenced by many things such as race and gender and served as a reminder of political and social decisions that should or should not have been made and shows a surprising similarity to events taken in the United States.
Opposition to Spanish - American War Following the explosion of the USS Maine in February 15, 1898, while many Americans favored going to war with Spain, some were adamantly against the notion. The few who were against the idea of going to war include President McKinley, a fraction of African Americans, and one significant group, “ The Anti- Imperialism League”. Immediately after the explosion of the USS Maine, President McKinley, who disliked the idea of going to war ordered an investigation of the explosion. Americans claimed that an external force caused the sinking of the ship and the death of 266 crew members while Spain claimed that the sinking was the result of an internal force.
Americans are actively provocative Spanish. Spanish-American War was an example of realism has three reasons. The first reason is Spain was not too friendly. Secondly, The Maine actually exploded from a random combustion of one of the coal furnaces next to a gunpowder magazine. The third reason is that US is fighting hunger,
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