Spanish-American War

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In History
  • United States Purchase of Alaska

    United States Purchase of Alaska
    The United States bought Alaska from Russia.
  • McKinley's Presidential Campaign

    McKinley's Presidential Campaign
    Public Election for President, McKinley defeated William Jennings Bryan.
  • William McKinley Inaugurated President

    William McKinley Inaugurated President
  • DeLome Letter was written

    DeLome Letter was written
    A letter by DeLome was written regarding the U.S. and the war, and later was published by Hearsts newspapers.
  • U.S. Declaration of War against Philippines

    U.S. Declaration of War against Philippines
    This is when the Spanish-American war officially was declared.
  • War Ended

    The war lasted 4 months and ended in August of 1898.
  • Signed Treaty of Paris

    Signed Treaty of Paris
    The U.S. Signed the Treaty of Paris and acquired the Philippines for $20 million dollars.
  • Interview with President McKinley from 1899

    Interview with President McKinley from 1899
    President McKinley was interviewed about the Spanish-American war in 1899 and it is featured in Eric Foner's "Voices of Freedom".
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    Timespan of Important Dates of Spanish-American War