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The imperalism of Puerto Rico

General Nelson A. Miles and 3,300 soldiers moved into Puerto Rico against minor resistance on July 25th and took the land. On the day after, the Spanish government sued him for peace. Negotiations went on for two weeks about this untill an armstice was signed on August 12th. This was less that four months after the Spanish-American war began. The United States was annexed from Puerto Rico and an island in the Marianas. The United States stell occupies the city, bay, and harbor of Manila. Their where 274,000 American soldiers serving in the Spanish-American was. Their was 5,462 casualties but only 379 from battle. The total men wounded was 1,704.