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Unformatted text preview: war”- Secretary of State. “The Summer War” On May 1, 1898, under the orders of President McKinley and Assistant secretary of Navy Theodore Roosevelt, Commodore George Dewey, commanding the American Asiatic Squadron at Hong Kong, attacked Spain’s Philippines in Manila harbor destroying Spain’s 10 warships and killing about 400 people. By August 13, American troops arrived and captured Manila....
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.
- Spring '11