In what year did the war take place?
How long did the war last?
Which of the following did NOT cause the war?
The sinking of the battleship Maine in Havana harbor
A letter from the Spanish ambassador calling U.S. President William
McKinley a coward
Spanish efforts to provoke a war between the U.S. and Mexico
was NOT an underlying cause of the war?
Guerrilla warfare against Spanish rule was causing heavy losses of
Cubas strategic importance to a projected Central American canal.
The so-called yellow press helped
U.S. desire for the Philippines, a Spanish possession
Which famous newspaper editor used his paper to encourage war against
William Randolph Hearst
efforts to provoke war with Mexico
desire for the Philippines
-- When publisher William Randolph Hearst sent artist Frederic Remington
to Havana in March 1898 to depict the impending war, Remington reported
that all seemed peaceful and quiet. Cabled Hearst: "You furnish
the pictures, and I'll furnish the war." Hearst later denied
sending such a message.
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