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Spanish American War Quiz

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Spanish American War Quiz

Answer the following questions the best you know how.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Spanish-American War was between which two countries?
    • A. 

      United States and Mexico

    • B. 

      United States and Spain

    • C. 

      United States and Cuba

  • 2. 
    Why was Cuba fighting Spain?
    • A. 

      To gain Independence from Spain

    • B. 

      To keep Spain as a colony

    • C. 

      Cuba was not fighting Spain, but helping Spain fight United States

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is Yellow Journalism?
    • A. 

      A disease

    • B. 

      Exaggerated stories written by newspapers to sell stories

    • C. 

      The style of writing during the Spanish - American War

  • 6. 
    William McKinley was the president during the Spanish - American War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the U. S. Cavalry group that Theodore Roosevelt led during the Spanish - American War?
    • A. 

      The Tough Riders

    • B. 

      The Rough Riders

    • C. 

      The Rough and Tough Riders

  • 8. 
    After the war, America gained the following positions of Spain
    • A. 

      Puerto Rico, Guam, and India

    • B. 

      Guam, Puerto Rico, and Alaska

    • C. 

      Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Cuba is located where?
    • A. 

      Off the coast of South Carolina

    • B. 

      In Florida

    • C. 

      An Island South of Florida