Local News Update
News Companies Stretching the Truth?
- Chandler Konecnik (Author)
Concentration Camp- a place where large numbers of people, especially political prisoners or members of persecuted minorities, are deliberately imprisoned in a relatively small area with inadequate facilities, sometimes to provide forced labor or to await mass execution.
Fueling Anger Toward Spain
US joins Cuba in its affair with Spain
Rough Riders- a volunteer cavalry regiment recruited by Theodore Roosevelt to fight in Cuba in the Spanish-American War
San Juan Hill- the key battle in Cuba during the Spanish-American War
Platt Amendment- provisions in the Cuban constitution, added as a condition for the withdrawal of U.S. troops in 1902, allowing the United States to intervene in Cuban affairs and to buy or lease land for naval bases
Anti-Imperialist- an organization formed during the Spanish-American War to oppose the establishment of U.S. colonies