U.S. History II

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The group of volunteers who fought in Cuba under Theodore Roosevelt was the Rough Riders
Two men who helped transform the newspaper business during the nineteenth centry were William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer
All of the following led to the U.S. decision to declare war on Spain except the Credit Mobilier scandal
The sinking of Maine in Havana's harbor was significant because it was a cause for war with Spain
The significance of the De Lome letter was that it was considered an insult to President McKinley
Sensationalistic journalism affected the nation before the war with Spain by shaping public opinion regarding events in Cuba
By terms of the 1898 peace treaty with Spain, the United States acquired all the following except Hawaii
Because of the Spanish War, the United States obtained the right to maintain naval bases in Cuba
The Teller Amendment, which Congress added to the declaration of war against Spain prohibited the U.S. annexation of Cuba
Not among American colonies today is the Phillipines
Cuban exiles living in the United States before the war with Spain established a government in exile known as the Cuba Libre
People best knew William Hearst in 1898 for printing sensationalistic stories
The postwar debate over annexing territories overseas centered on the Philippines
The United States still maintains a naval base in Cuba at Guantanamo
Under the Platt Amendment, the U.S. established the right to maintain naval bases in Cuba
The Cuban economy took a turn downward in the early 1890's because the U.S. Congress passed tariffs that hurt Cuban exports
The American president at the time of the Spanish War was William McKinley
The American president at the time of the Spanish War was William McKinley
The Spanish general Valeriano Weyler alienated many Americans with his reconcentrado policy
The first battle of the Spanish War occurred in the Phillipines
The U.S. naval commander who caputred the Philippines in 1898 was George Dewey
The U.S. Army doctor who helped discover the link between mosquitos and malaria was Walter Reed