Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


3.02 U.S. Territorial Expansion

No description

Shiva Saintfort

on 11 November 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of 3.02 U.S. Territorial Expansion

Causes of the War
Causes of the War
Cubans Wanting Independence
Spain canceled a trade port between the US and Cuba
Sinking of the USS Maine
During the War
The fight in Cuba was very difficult. the U.S. Army was not prepared for a battle like this. The uniforms were made from wool and were too hot and humid to be worn. Meat was rotten and other food was scares. Ammo and weapons soon became limited too.
What led up to War
The Yello Press
' - To increase readership and support to Cuba, articles with dramatic and exaggerating plots about Cubans, which originated from the 'New York Journal'.

The USS Maine
- in January 1898, the U.S. sent a battleship to Cuba to protect Americans there. But a month later, it exploded on the Havana Border, and the Spanish were condemned
3.02 U.S. Territorial Expansion
The Spanish American War

On December 10, 1898, Spain and the U.S. signed the Treaty of Paris, that officially ended the Spanish-American War. This Treaty relinquished Spanish claim to Cuba. Over 250 million dollars was spend to defeat Spain. About 2,000 soldiers died.
Full transcript