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What were the causes and consequences of the Spanish-America

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Victoria Crider

on 28 January 2015

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What were the causes and consequences of the Spanish-American War? Did the results of the war flow from the nature of the war, or were the unexpected?
What were the causes and consequences of the Spanish-American War?
(Please discuss)
Causes
Caused by military aggression of the US.
Explosion of USS Maine furthered Americans anger
Americans angry over the treatment of Cubans by Spain.
McKinley pressured into declaring war on Spain.
Consequences
Yellow journalism aggravated Americans
Acquisition of Pacific and Latin American territories
Liberation of Cuba
US paid Spain $20 million for this land
What were some other consequences from this war?

Natural...or unexpected?
*Cue dramatic music*
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The acquisitions of Guam and Puerto Rico flowed from the nature of the war BUT...
The Philippines was an unexpected gain
The ceding of the nation to the US by Spain in the Treaty of Paris was unexpected,
Can you think of any more unexpected gains?
7:31-10:08
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