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  1. The timeline of events of the Spanish–American War covers major events leading up to, during, and concluding the Spanish–American War, a ten-week conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States of America.

  2. May 1, 1898 George Dewey Brown Brothers Commodore George Dewey leads a U.S. attack on Spain’s Pacific fleet off the coast of Manila, the capital of the Philippines. The Battle of Manila Bay is a decisive victory for the United States. July 1–3, 1898 Spanish-American War The USS New York bombarding Spanish shore positions in Cuba, July 1, 1898.

  3. The Spanish-American War of 1898 ended Spain’s colonial empire in the Western Hemisphere and secured the position of the United States as a Pacific power. U.S. victory in the war produced a peace treaty that compelled the Spanish to relinquish claims on Cuba, and to cede sovereignty over Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines to the United ...

  4. Jul 6, 2022 · The Spanish-American War (1898) was fought between the United States and Spain, a conflict that ended with Spain losing most of its overseas empire and the U.S. emerging as a world power.

  5. Mar 6, 2017 · Fought between April and August 1898, the Spanish-American War was the result of American concern over Spanish treatment of Cuba, political pressures, and anger over the sinking of USS Maine. Though President William McKinley had wished to avoid war, American forces moved swiftly once it began.

  6. Oct 16, 2023 · 0-9 The Spanish American War (1898) April 21, 1898–August 12, 1898 The Spanish American War was fought between the United States and Spain. The U.S. won the short war, which took place primarily in Cuba. The outcome signaled the emergence of the United States as a global power and the end of Spain’s empire in the Americas.

  7. Dec 28, 2023 · On April 25, 1898 the United States declared war on Spain following the sinking of the Battleship Maine in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898. The war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on December 10, 1898.

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