It occurred on May 1, 1898 (Battle of Manila Bay). President McKinley informs Admiral George Dewey that during the war, he could not let Spanish soldiers leaves the Asiatic Coast and attack the Philippines. George Dewey leave Hong Kong with his six barge trains and traveled to the Philippines. Dewey and his navy beat seven Spanish ships, killed almost four hundred people, and took 250 prisoners without a victim. Another battle took place in Santiago Bay on July 3, 1898.
Shortly after, they decided to declare independence from Britain (not the Declaration of Independence yet). The delegates voted to form a "Continental Army" soon after, with George Washington as their general. The colonies started to favor independence after the war was in full swing. In 1776, the colonies adopted the "Declaration of Independence," at the same time however, Britain sent a large naval fleet, along with 36,000 soldiers, to crush the rebellion once and for all, because of this, George Washington was forced to retreat from New
It out muscled the storm and reached its destination. The Monitor saw the Merrimac destroy the other two Union ships the Congress and The Columbia. After the Merrimac took out the final Union ship, the Minnesota, the Monitor got ready to battle. The Merrimac hit the first blow. It hit the Monitor preety hard.
Theodore Roosevelt saw that war was approaching and advised Commodore George Dewey to send troops to the Philippines on May 1. The battle of the Philippines was the first battle of the Spanish American War, it took place on May 1. There was not a single ship lost for the U.S., whereas all Spanish ships were destroyed, the U.S. had won their first battle of the Spanish American War. Most of the fighting in Cuba took place in Santiago, there was partial fighting in the water. Roosevelt left his post in the navy to come fight in Cuba.
With the best navy in the world, a better trained militia, and abundance of wealth, weapons, and supplies, it was Britain 's war to lose. When it came to the best navy in the world, it was no contest, the British ruled the seas. The British navy was feared throughout the world, they rarely lost battles. It protected Britain with great success. A reason for this is that they were a world leader in manufacturing.
There was a storm coming and I warned Governor Niclous Ovando about the storm but he did not adhere to my warning and he lost twenty-four ships, and he also denied me entry to the port of Santo Domingo, my ships got damaged but we repaired them. I had built a garrison in Panama, which was attacked by Indians on April 6th; here I lost one ship and a number of men. I was denied entry to Hispaniola because the natives said that my administration was ineffective and cruel, but I went anyway. We lost a lot of men and all four ships in the fourth voyage
Governments all through the ages have used intimidation, intrigue and lies to get what they want. Before the Greeks invented the idea of democracy, it was a survival of the strongest and the smartest. Despite the speed that governments accomplished their motives, people eventually got brave and decided to risk their current state of well being in hopes of a better life. Sometimes the people succeeded in overthrowing the government and sometimes they do not. In Jack London’s book “The Sea Wolf” London’s addressed how fear creeps into the minds of the people.
When the ice cleared in the spring, Hudson made a move that may have cost him his life. Wanting to further explore the Northwest Passage, he ordered the ship to sail randomly, trying to find the passage. This angered the crew, most of whom thought that they could finally return home after the long winter. As the tensions escalated, a band of sailors, led by Robert Juet, mutinied against Hudson in June. Juet cast Hudson, his son, and seven crew members, adrift in a small boat.
It broke my heart because I couldn’t believe the city I was born in and had memories was just washed away. At this point, I knew there was no returning home for my family and me. This life-altering event made me see how blessed I was and at any moment I could I have been stranded on the rooftop, or just trying to make it to higher ground because of the rising waters. There were many casualties as a result of Hurricane Katrina and still hundreds of people haven’t been found. It took a few weeks for the water to recede and then people were allowed to return home to inspect
Due to this, the British forced them to retreat after a third attempt at climbing the hill. This battle was extremely significant because not only did it again prove the the colonists could keep up with the British, but also even though the lobster-backs won, they sacrificed double the bodies that the colonists did. This
After the siege of Charleston, Sir Henry Clinton traveled back to New York leaving Cornwallis in command of the British campaign in North and South Carolina. On the morning of August 16, 1780, General Horatio Gates chose to fight Cornwallis’ force even though just the previous night his men suffered the terribly infectious illness of dysentery. Gates was confident in his American army of around 3,700 soldiers because they outnumbered the British army of around 2,100 troops. The American advantage ended quickly as one thousand American troops were unable to fight due to the illness they suffered the night before.
The same day that Jackson attacked, the governor, Mateo Gonzalez Manrique, emerged waiving a white flag. His only condition to surrender was that the city would be spared. Also on that day, Fort San Miguel was capitulated and the British then moved to Fort San Carlos.
His fleet was hit by an intense storm, completely capsizing and destroying his ship, the Whydah. Two men survived this tragedy, one disappeared in history, while the other, Thomas Davis, lived on to pass down the hard account of the shipwreck to Cape Cod