Week+4_Part2 - On "Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism in...

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On “Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism in the Early Twentieth Century” (Continued) Asian American Studies 20A Professor Catherine Ceniza Choy
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The Spanish-American War War between Spain and U.S. broke out in February 1898 after an explosion on the USS Maine Fought in Cuba as well as the Philippines Commodore George Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet in May 1898 Lasted less than 6 months Loss of 2,446 lives
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The Spanish-American War Remembered Remembered as a “splendid little war” Triumph of “manifest destiny” - the divine right and mission of the U.S. to expand westward Liberation of Cuba and the “benevolent assimilation” of the Philippines The Dewey Monument in Union Square dedicated on Thursday, May 14, 1903 commemorates the victory of Admiral George Dewey and the American fleet over Spanish forces at Manila Bay, the Philippines, on May 1, 1898, during the Spanish-American War
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The Dewey Monument in Union Square, San Francisco
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