At the end of the spanishamerican war in 1898, the united states found itself in control of several overseas territories, including cuba. The spanish diplomats letter, which criticized president william mckinley, was leaked to the american press and. The man who wrote the letter was a spanish ambassador. Hearst played a major role in the american involvement with cuba, as the war was a prime opportunity to boost newspaper sales. Spanish general who herded cuban civilians into reconcentration camps where many died like dogs. Study 557 hist 2 study guide 2012 pierson flashcards from studyblue on studyblue. Multiple choice identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. The oldest recorded birth by the social security administration for the name lome is saturday, june 18th, 1881. In an 1898 diplomatic incident, the delome letter, which was intended to be a private letter to afriend by the spanish minister, was stolen from the post office in havana and released by cuban revolutionists to american newspapers. American imperialism and ww1 flashcards quizlet print american expansionism quizlet st. As you read about the spanishamerican war, write notes in the appropriate boxes to answer the questions about its causes and effects. An american ship that suddenly exploded in cuban waters, even though there was no proof they did it, american newspapers immediatly blamed the spanish for this. Their goal was to obtain more ports so they could have more ships out on the ocean to control the seas.
Maine explodes in havana harbor 1895 1898 18981902 november april 11 mckinley is elected president mckinley asks congress to declare war. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. It was a letter that criticized the president mckinley of the united states and was leaked. This was an example of the united states navys expansion efforts in the pacific. On february 9, 1898, a letter he had written to a government official in havana was published in the american press. The letter painted mckinley as a weak leader too concerned about american public opinion. This publishing helped to spark the spanishamerican war. The letter was intercepted by cuban rebels, and released to william randolph hearsts newspaper, the new york journal. This person wrote a private letter to a friend concerning president mckinley and how he lacked good faith. The use of flashy, scare headlines that hearst and pulitzer used to drum up support for the war against spain.
This incident happened in february, as did the explosion of the battleship maine. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Mckinley criticized the letter as weak and for gaining favor. Americas navy wanted to establish a port in the samoan islands, so their ships could refuel in the island of pago pago.
Have you ever accidentally sent a message that caused drama with friends. Units 5 flashcards create, study share online flash, definition. Quia american historychapter 10 terms, names, events. Study 42 terms apush chapter 22 flashcards quizlet. When was the first name lome first recorded in the united states.
Spain apologized, minister resigned, us insulted click again to see term tap again to see term. He was forced to resign when william randolph hearst discovered and published the letter. Then explain the importance of the rough riders and san juan hill. Unit 67 ids study guide by kaelapatterson includes 92 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.
Intercepted by cuban revolutionaries and given to hearst newspapers it helped spark the war with spain over cuba. President mckinley and the prospects for peace over the cuban revolution. The united states diplomat to spain wrote a letter that was critical of u. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. The private correspondence labeled president mckinley as aa low politiciana and a man who was weak and catered to the rabble. The spanish american war dave klippel, discovery academy. Two months later, on april 11, 1898, mckinley delivered a war message to congress asking for forcible intervention by the united states to establish peace in cuba.
Exams spring 2016, questions and answers exams 18 lu. Which was one of the reasons thatstarted the spanish american war. It was written by the spanish prime minister of cuba in which he described mckinely as a weak. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of the spanish american war 1898 1901 and what it means.
Teller, of colorado, proposed an amendment to the united states declaration of war against spain, which stated that the united states would not establish permanent control over cuba. Survey end of course survey luo has been made available to this course. Guided reading the spanishamerican war section 2 a. Criticized president mckinley as weak and a bidder for the admiration of the crowd, besides being a wouldbe politician who tries to leave a door open behind himself while keeping on good terms with the jingoes of his party. The spanishamerican war web site examines the history of this 100 year old war and discusses issues raised in the pbs documentary film crucible of empire. The new york journal american was a sensationalist newspaper the yellow press which relied on stories that we would now see as being factually dubious. A letter written in boston and circulated through the colonies in. Undated, but from internal evidence probably written about the middle of december, 1897. A circulation battle between the yellow journalism newspapers of joseph pulitzer and. As a last name lome was the 98,099 th most popular name in 2010. Only a few months long, a splendid little war mar 8, 1898. Emilio aguinaldo the leader of the filipino independence movement. In a letter, he called president mckinley bitter and weak.1125 1502 934 1312 720 770 878 422 734 876 231 73 423 781 525 98 1609 1185 301 102 1051 1326 764 548 355 962 525 235 762 565 981 1376 194 870 156 757 948 882 1194 745