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Spanish American War

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Spanish-American War

Dear Students,
The USS Maine exploded in the Havana harbor, Cuba. Now one knows how this happened or who is responsible, but the newspapers say that Spain is to blame.

This will cause the Spanish-American War


Mr. Morefield

5th Grade
Social studies
Roan Creek Elementary
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Imperialism
Yellow Journalism
American newspapers wrote about the current events, and were shocking, but they were not always true.

When news reports embellish or exaggerate the news to cause a shock and attract readers this is called YELLOW JOURNALISM.
"Remember the USS Maine"
What was the effect of the explosion of the USS Maine?
The Spanish-American War!!!
Pretend you are a New York City newspaper reporter
Include facts about the events.
Why might a war break-out?
Remember to write from the perspective of
Yellow Journalism
.
Analyze the causes, course, and consequences of the Spanish American War...
When nations build their empire by adding colonies.

The United States showed the world it was becoming more powerful when it added Alaska and Hawaii.

Sources
Book pp. 235-237
Handouts
Notes
Rough Riders
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