aspect of the battles

by Sam Morris

Battles widely known

the battle at manila bay was between america and Spain and Dewey, commander of american fleet, had sunk the Spain fleet off southern Cuban coast before could get to open sea. At this time it was a decaying and weakening empire. spain's fleet was out numbered by the american ships.

what we did right we did wrong (s/a war)


  1. american attacks risky tactics
  2. not successful ammunition supply
  3. ammunition supply was not easy accessible


  1. destroyed major Spanish fleet swiftly and smoothly
  2. only 2 american deaths
  3. recognized as world power