Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
How did Cuba’s two wars for independence affect American business interests?
The Cuban economy collapsed in 1894 when a tariff on sugar was imposed.
What two events led Americans to call for war against Spain?
The publication of a letter that insulted the American president, and on February 15, 1898, the U.S.S. Maine exploded.
What three territories did the Unites States get from the war with Spain?
Spain gave Puerto Rico and the Pacific island of Guam to the United States, and the United States paid Spain $20 million for the annexation of the Philippine Islands.