Spanish American war

By Trey H Tim B and Peter B

Opening statement

The Spanish American war was between Spain and America. It was fought in Cuba and Americans victory saved the Cubans from imperialism. But also put Cubans under American imperialism.

Definition

The Spanish American war started with the mysterious sinking of the USS Maine battleship in Havana harbor. Even though there wasn't any evidence saying the Spanish had bombed it, there was war. The war basically kicked Spain out of its North American colonies and the Philippines.