span am war - Cuba. With the mysterious sinking of the...

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Mike Tryba February 19, 2008 From high school history classes, my knowledge of the Spanish-American war is brief but resourceful. Cuba’s struggle for independence from Spain for the previous decades intrigued the United States seeing that their government and army were weak. The United States then sent the USS Maine Havana, Cuba, to protect U.S. civilians in
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Unformatted text preview: Cuba. With the mysterious sinking of the battleship USS Maine in 1898, in Havana Harbor it was reported that it was caused by submarine mine and one month later the war was declared. There was a significant death total, with the sinking of the USS Maine which had over 200 US Naval personnel....
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HIST 116 taught by Professor Oehling during the Spring '08 term at Assumption College.

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