compare wars - Spanish start There had been war scares before as in the Virginius Affair in 1873 In the late 1890s American public opinion was agitated

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Spanish start : There had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873: In the late 1890s, American public opinion was agitated by anti-Spanish propaganda led by journalists such as Joseph Pulitzer and William Hearst which used yellow journalism to criticize Spanish administration of Cuba. Spanish End: It ended in a US victory with Spain losing its New World Empire and both of its Naval Fleets. Significance : The war marked American entry into world affairs. Ever since, the United States has had a significant hand in various conflicts around the world, and entered into many treaties and agreements. Treaty of Paris American victory Protectorate over Cuba Collapse of the Spanish Empire Generation of '98 among Spanish intellectuals Outbreak of the Philippine American War Spain relinquishes sovereignty over Cuba, cedes the Philippine Islands, Puerto Rico, and Guam to the United States for the sum of $20 million.

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