Spanish American War

On this website we are exploring The Spanish American War and its effect on the U.S., Cuba, The Philippines, Puerto Rico, and other countries formerly colonized by Spain. This site is a collection of documents, photos, articles, and details accounted for the period of the Spanish American War.

The Spanish American War extended American sovereignty over Cuba, The Philippines, and Puerto Rico. Some questions that we explore are:

  • What did U.S. Public think about this?
  • How did this relate to U.S.’s idea of Manifest Destiny?
  • What did the media say, and how did this effect politics?
  • How did the U.S. citizens feel about this extension?

-Explore the links on our site to find the answers to these questions-