Span Amer War

Span Amer War - The Spanish-American War There were many...

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The Spanish-American War There were many important elements leading up to the Spanish-American war. Between the rise of cities, spread of industrialization, diverse cultures emerging and network communication, America was discovering their national identity and strengthening it along the way. The United States was on the verge of becoming a powerhouse and with McKinley in charge, it looked like they had to wait for the right time to do so. In order to increase America’s economic, political, and social interests, they had to take risks and put a plan of expansion into action. One reason why the Spanish-American war was so important was because of the increase of journalism. Without the leak of a letter stolen from the Spanish ambassador de Lome mocking McKinley, there might not have been as many anti-Spanish feelings and opinions to intensify the war. Two upcoming newspapers in the 1890’s, the New York World and the New York Morning Journal , caused a lot of tension by printing over
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This essay was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Anonymous during the Spring '08 term at Massasoit.

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