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Spanish-American War

Thomas Slattery

Spanish-American War

its impact on the Rock Island Arsenal, 1989-1902

by Thomas Slattery

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Published by Rock Island Arsenal Museum, Rock Island Arsenal in Rock Island, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock Island Arsenal Museum.,
  • Spanish-American War, 1898.,
  • Rock Island Arsenal (Ill.)

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 97-0052-P.

    Other titlesSpanish American War.
    Statementby Thomas Slattery ; foreword and epilogue by Scott Cross.
    ContributionsRock Island Arsenal Museum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18092953M

    The Spanish American War was a ten-week war fought between Spain and the United States which began on Ap The war began with American intervention in Cuba's fight for independence and also led to American involvement in the Philippine Revolution.   The Spanish-American War was fought in two different parts of the world: the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. U.S. and Spanish armies and navies, as well as local resistance fighters in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines were involved in the fighting. Turn the pages of Soldiers of the Author: Diane Smolinski.

    The War of The United States and Cuba in History and Historiography Cuban historian Louis Pérez explains the ways in which American politicians and historians have erased Cubans from the Spanish-American War. A provocative—and highly readable—book that will inspire you to dig deeply into the familiar narratives of history. News about Spanish-American War (), including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.

    The Spanish-American War really only lasted about ten weeks (the buildup and decision to go to war took longer than the war itself), but a peace treaty was not signed until December of This was an event that was the tipping point for the end of the Spanish Empire and the rise of the US as a formidable player on the world stage. The war between the United States and Spain receives relatively little attention in most American history texts, yet it is an event of major importance. The United States emerged as the world's greatest power in the 20th century. In many ways, the war with Spain was a stepping stone from one era of American history to the next, showing Americans that aggressive .


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Spanish-American War by Thomas Slattery Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Spanish American War of was a war that lasted only ten weeks, but it had one of the biggest impacts of any war on the configuration of global powers. It effected the role the US would play in world affairs from that time until today/5(70).

The book offers a clear and concise account of the Spanish - American War fought in The author reveals the reasons and circumstances leading up to this conflict after giving an account of Commodore George Dewey's attack on the Spanish squadron under the command of Rear Admiral Patricio Montojo y Pasaron at Manila Bay on the 1st May /5(5).

The Spanish American War of was a war that lasted only ten weeks, but it had one of the biggest impacts of any war on the configuration of global powers.

It effected the role the US would play in world Spanish-American War book from that time until today/5(59). The Spanish American War, is one in a series (Great Campaigns) published by Combined Books in Pennsylvania and is presented in hardback with eight chapters, pages, extensive Appendixes, maps, biographies, sidebars and illustrations.

The book offers a clear and concise account of the Spanish - American War fought in /5. O'Toole, in his book The Spanish War: An American Epic brings the war, at least from the American point of view, to life in vivid detail. In his acknowledgements O'Toole states that for decades the war was "no more than a colorful episode of the Ragtime Era" and a "matter of little historical consequence".Cited by: The Spanish-American War.

The war between the United States and Spain receives relatively little attention in most American history texts, yet it is an event of major importance. The United States emerged as the world's greatest power in the 20th century. Spanish-American War,brief conflict between Spain and the Spanish-American War book States arising out of Spanish policies in Cuba.

It was, to a large degree, brought about by the efforts of U.S. expansionists. Causes of the War. B&N Exclusives Baby Boutique Boxed Sets Graphic Novels for Young Readers Kids' Classics Kids' Book Awards Personalized Books STEAM/STEM Books & Toys Summer Reading Trend Shop Age Groups 0 - 2 Years 3 - 5 Years 6 - 8 Years 9 - 12 Years.

There are many books written on the life of Theodore Roosevelt and many books also cover the Spanish-American War. The War Lovers is a fine complement to the group. Basically Roosevelt, Lodge and Hearst were searching for American expansion and lusting for war, any war/5. Throughout the course of the Spanish-American War, African-American soldiers wrote home to describe their experiences and to tell of their accomplishments on the battlefield.

Many sought to refute accusations made by Theodore Roosevelt regarding their competence as fighters, and to prove that Black soldiers were "among the bravest and most trustworthy of this land.".

The three year long bloody conflict that divided Spain pitting brother against brother in a pre-cursor to the Second World War inspired great writing and has continued to fascinate historians to this day. Whether it is contemporary accounts, historical thesis or fiction set during the conflict, there is a huge choice of very good reads on the subject.

Explore our list of Spanish American War, - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. War in the Caribbean War in the Philippines The Spanish-American War, MAIN IDEA Analyzing Events How did the Spanish try to avoid war with the United States.

Americans had volunteered to fight. The new soldiers were sent to train-ing camps that lacked adequate supplies and effective leaders. Moreover, there. War. When. Where. Why. This series delivers an in-the-trenches perspective of U.S. wars studied in history classes. Each book summarizes the initial conflict, major battles, and final outcome while giving details about the daily lives of the soldiers who fought for their country.

Easy-to-read text supported by vibrant illustrations, photographs, facts, and sidebars will lead. For books on what would have been largely called 'The Spanish War.' in its time, I would not have a single book to recommend. I often don't read books head-on, like a total book about the Revolution or about the Civil War.

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An illustration of the Spanish-American War in Cuba, circa An excerpt from a pamphlet called “The Cost of War and Warfare, from ” The introduction from an book, A Complete History of the Spanish-American War.

The Spanish–American War was a conflict between the Kingdom of Spain and the United States of America that took place from April to August The war was mainly caused by American demands that Spain peacefully resolve the Cuban fight for. First published inthis book draws heavily on first-hand accounts and is widely regarded as the definitive account of the military aspects of the Spanish-American War.

The title refers to a remark which the U.S. ambassador to England, John Hay, made to Theodore Roosevelt at the conclusion of hostilities. The U.S. Army Center of Military History provides the full text of online books related to the Spanish-American War.

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