end of the 19th Century, the United States and Spain fought
over colonies and territories. Find out more about this
often forgotten war.
The Spanish-American War
The Spanish-American War was a military clash between two countries with competing visions of expansion. A four-month struggle, it resulted in a further disappearance of Spanish influence in the Western Hemisphere and a wider influence for the United States in both the Caribbean and the Pacific.
World of 1898: The Spanish-American
"Remember the Maine!" See the events and details that led up
to this war in this entertaining, knowledgeable site from
the Library of Congress. You can also trace how the events
of this war led to conflict in the Pacific Ocean and
eventually to conflict in World War II.
of Empire: The Spanish-American
The good folks at PBS offer a timeline and much more for
this often overlooked war over territories overseas. Find
out about Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders and much
Fever and the Spanish-American
Yellow Fever killed more soldiers during this war than
bullets. Find out why.
Army Center of Military
Just what it says. See official documents, maps, charts,
graphs, and all sorts of other study aids.
A collection of maps showing the wars of the United States.
This incredibly detailed collection comes to you courtesy of
the Library of Congress.
courtesy of ArtToday