In the subsequent treaty, the united states gained territory that would become california, nevada, new mexico, arizona, utah, and parts of wyoming. Books used for illustrating this presentation the world of. Otoole does a very credible and noteworthy job discussing all aspects of the war, detailing not only the land and naval operations during the war. The spanish american war was an 1898 conflict between the united states and spain that ended spanish colonial rule in the americas and resulted in u. The spanishamerican war lasted less than four months for the united states. It was the first conflict in which military action was precipitated by media involvement. Causes of the spanish american war schoolworkhelper. For the united states army this was an important step as it was in a. 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.
The novel is the first impartial and bold account of the life of the tagalogs. The rough riders by theodore roosevelt, empire by default. The book offers a clear and concise account of the spanish american war. Artillery from the civil war to the spanish american war, 18611898 g. On the morning of february 27, 1937, which began cold and gray, a few hundred americans waited to storm a hill southeast of madrid, near the. Its text is not a comprehensive history of the war, however blow, michael, a ship to remember. Perfect prep for the spanish american war 18981901 quizzes and tests you might have in school. Cartoons of the spanish american war, by charles lewis bartholomew multiple formats at filed under. History of negro soldiers in the spanish american war, and other items of interest, by edward a. Books used for illustrating this presentation the world of 1898. This is a list of weapons of the spanishamerican war. Intervened in the cuban war of independence by captivating history goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
History spanish american war, first edition abebooks. In his acknowledgements otoole states that for decades the war was no more than a colorful episode of the ragtime era and a matter of little historical consequence. The spanish american war, volume 1 the relations of the united states and spain. The war between the two nations took place when cuba was fighting for its independence. Ostensibly about the rights of cuban rebels to fight for freedom from spain, the war had, for the united states at. The new soldiers were sent to training camps that lacked adequate supplies and effective leaders. If you have a spanish american war veterans burial record that is not listed, please consider submitting it to the address and in the format suggested on that page. 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. Photographic history of the spanishamerican war library of. Nov 30, 2014 for books on what would have been largely called the spanish war. An excerpt from the 1899 treaty between the us and spain. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at.
The war was mainly caused by american demands that spain peacefully resolve the cuban fight for independence, which spain was unable to do. The capitalist transformation of the american west scholars often associate support for the spanishamerican war with commitment to the american imperialism that followed. The duration was short and the victory decisive, thus little and splendid, the latter at least from the victors point of view. First published in 1958, this book draws heavily on firsthand accounts and is widely regarded as the definitive account of the military aspects of the spanish american war. On april 30, the american fleet in the pacific steamed to the philippines. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.
Spanish american war, 1898 fiction contraband of war. This was an event that was the tipping point for the end if you want to discover the captivating history of the spanish american war, then keep reading. Spanish american war, 1898, brief conflict between spain and the united states arising out of spanish policies in cuba. The spanishamerican war and the dawn of the american century 9780805035001. Spanishamerican war new, used and rare books and ephemera. Make offer physical drill us army 1897 book named to army colonel span am war. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of uss maine in havana harbor in cuba, leading to u. Spanishamerican war audiobook by captivating history. The war had brought an end to spanish rule in the western hemisphere and established the united states of america as a pacific power.
American historian walter lafeber seeks to prove that the spanish american war was hardly an accident or an absentminded adventure. In 1868, cubans seeking to expel spain and regain political autonomy staged a revolt that resulted in a 10year war between colonists and colonizers. Spanishamerican war collectibles 18981902 for sale ebay. 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 1898. It just so happens the second book in my finding billy. A captivating guide to the armed conflict between the united states of america and spain that took place after the u. An excerpt from a 1904 pamphlet called the cost of war and warfare, from 18981904. As an author of historical fiction novels, i include as much accurate historical research as i can in my books. The spanishamerican war was a conflict in which the u.
After the civil war he and jay allen continued trying to help spanish refugees and when american finally entered world war ii, herbert volunteered and ended up in north africa. Cover of a book commemorating a speech by jose marti on bolivar, called bolivar. Examples of articles about the spanish american war. The immediate origins of the 1898 spanish american war began with the wilsongorman tariff of 1894. It effected the role the us would play in world affairs from that time until today. The united states has always been active in helping other nations gain independence, although historians argue about the united states motives for doing so. In 1898, as the spanishamerican war was escalating, theodore roosevelt assembled an improbable regiment of ivy leaguers, cowboys, native americans, africanamericans, and western territory land speculators. The spanish american war by kevin hillstrom and laurie collier hillstrom call number. Highlights collections from the library of congress related to the spanishamerican war, 1898.
This book is published by combined books in pennsylvania and is presented in hardback with eight chapters, 352 pages, extensive appendixes, maps, biographies, sidebars and illustrations. The author reveals the reasons and circumstances leading up to this conflict after giving an account of commodore george deweys attack on the spanish squadron under the command of rear admiral patricio montojo y pasaron at manila bay on the 1st may 1898. It was, to a large degree, brought about by the efforts of u. Digmaang espanyolamerikano was an armed conflict between spain and the united states in 1898. Instead, he argues, american elites believed war would bring economic relief and, more importantly, launch the u. Spanish american war 1898, conflict between the united states and spain that ended spanish colonial rule in the americas and resulted in u. What is the definitive book on the spanishamerican war. This riveting story of american populism and empire offers intriguing parallels with our present age. The best books on the spanish civil war five books. After the war he bought a pile of army surplus radio equipment and created radio. The spanishamerican war signalled the emergence of the us as a great power onto the world stage of international relations and diplomacy. This book looks at the soldiers of the spanishamerican war. Declared a century ago, the brief spanishamerican war made the united states a recognized power for the first time.
The spanishamerican war was an 1898 conflict between the united states and spain that ended spanish colonial rule in the americas and resulted in u. This site allows you to search and view millions of historic american newspaper pages from 178919242. The introduction from an 1899 book, a complete history of the spanish american war. The spanish american war was a tenweek war fought between spain and the united states which began on april 25, 1898. Published by greenhill books 1st edition, london 1998. List of books and articles about spanishamerican war online. The spanishamerican war russell alexander alger full view 1901. Whether in south vietnam, south korea, or cuba, us foreign policy has long been one of providing economic and military assistance to others.
The spanishamerican war of 1898 by harvey rosenfeld praeger publishers, 2000 ps primary source a primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides firsthand or direct evidence on a topic. Lingering effects, to this day, on these countries are shown. Easytoread text supported by vibrant illustrations, photographs, facts, and sidebars will lead even the most. In many ways, the war with spain was a stepping stone from one era of american history to the next, showing americans that aggressive nationalism could be fraught with danger, even as it was crowned with splendor.
The spanish american war marked not a beginning but the final stage in a 30year struggle for independence. Great book for just picking up and reading a bit here and there. Spanishamerican war, 1898, brief conflict between spain and the united states arising out of spanish policies in cuba. Spanishamerican war we can help you find the spanishamerican war books you are looking for. The spanish american war, 1898 is one in a series great campaigns published by combined books in pennsylvania and is presented in hardback with eight chapters, 352 pages, extensive appendixes, maps, biographies, sidebars and illustrations. This book has many great illustrations, photos, and tidbits on the war. The spanish american war 18981901 quiz that tests what you know. 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 1898. List of weapons of the spanishamerican war wikipedia. In cuba, then a spanish colony, angry nationalists known as the insurrectos. Hearst publishes dupuy du lomes letter insulting mckinley. As the worlds largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy from, and all of your purchases are backed by our return guarantee. The 1898 war between the united states and spain receives relatively little attention in most american history texts, yet it is an event of major importance.
This group of men, which became known as the rough riders, trained for four weeks in. From a position of comparative freedom from entanglements into the position of what is commonly called a world power. The spanishamerican war aprilaugust 1898 is considered to be both a turning point in the history of propaganda and the beginning of the practice of yellow journalism. The duration was short and the victory decisive, thus little and splendid, the latter, at least, from the victors point of view. This an epic and thorough book on the spanishamerican war of 1898, one of the lesser known wars in american and world history, but nonetheless very important. The spanish american war of 1898 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. This book includes an overview essay, five essays on specific aspects of the war, and a conclusion.
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. The war began with american intervention in cubas fight for independence and also led to american involvement in the philippine revolution. The spanish american war hispanic division, library of congress. The spanishamerican war hispanic division, library of congress. Very clear, very concise description of the reasons for the 1898 spanishamerican war and explanation of postwar influences on various countries. This series of four books can be used along with almost any history course to train. Search this collection to find hundreds of newspaper articles related to the spanishamerican war. This series delivers an inthetrenches perspective of u. Spanish american war, 1898 participation, african american. A growing database of spanish american war veterans grave sites is now online.
Includes short biographies, descriptions of key events, chronology of key events for each country, and overview essays about the war in cuba, philippines, puerto rico, and spain. The spanishamerican war was a conflict in 1898 between spain and the united states, effectively the result of american intervention in the ongoing cuban war of independence. The spanish american war centennial website is periodically asked about. Oct 04, 2019 the spanishamerican war was a conflict between the kingdom of spain and the united states of america that took place from april to august 1898. The spanishamerican war and the dawn of the american c. American rifleman guns of the spanishamerican war 1898. The filipinos will find in it the history of the last ten years. In many ways, the war with spain was a stepping stone from one era of american history to the next, showing americans that aggressive nationalism could be. An excerpt from a 1904 pamphlet called the cost of war.
Images of the spanishamerican war, aprilaugust 1898 pictorial histories publishing, inc. An american epic 1898 brings the war, at least from the american point of view, to life in vivid detail. A guide to the spanishamerican war virtual programs. The spanish american war really only lasted about 10 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 1898. The spanishamerican war, 1898 nonfiction 73 books goodreads. The introduction from an 1899 book, a complete history of. In 1898, as the spanishamerican war was escalating, theodore. The introduction from an 1899 book, a complete history of the spanishamerican war. The spanish american war was a conflict in which the u. For books on what would have been largely called the spanish war. The spanishamerican war and the dawn of the american century by ivan musicant, the war. War in the caribbean war in the philippines the spanish american war, 1898 main idea analyzing events how did the spanish try to avoid war with the united states.
An illustration of the spanish american war in cuba, circa 1898. The mexican american war of the 1840s, precipitated by border disputes and the u. The spanish american war of 1898 was fought between the spaniards and the americans. A splendid little war thats how one contemporary observer described the spanishamerican war, a war that is arguably one of the most important wars ever fought. The united states emerged as the worlds greatest power in the 20th century. But the first battle of the war took place in a spanish colony on the other side of the worldthe philippine islands. Assistant secretary of the navy theodore roosevelt cables commodore dewey with plan. Discover librarianselected research resources on spanishamerican war from the questia online library, including fulltext online books, academic journals. Spanishamerican war to vietnam war ebook critical thinking in united states history. The next morning, commodore george deweygave the command to open fire on the spanish fleet at manila, the philippine capital.272 1375 400 1316 1504 1188 16 464 1366 303 92 1258 1324 793 101 1491 515 1443 736 578 58 702 126 312 1444 976 690 434 1440 442 174 1328 745 265 1239 109