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The ship -- commissioned in 1889, launched in 1895 and destroyed three years later -- became a symbol of the deteriorating relationship between the United States and Spain in those years. The sinking helped move America towards the Spanish-American War and ignited an immediate controversy as to ...

Thiry Daems: Father John Righino has announced missions to be held at St. Odile's and at the church in Champion during March. Each will be a week in length. Walhain: Former tavern operator Desire (Jerry) Drossart died at Wood veteran hospital. A veteran of the Spanish-American war, Drossart ...
William McKinley had celebrations following victory in the Spanish-American War. There were military parades organized after the two world wars. In the heady days of the Cold War, the inaugurations of Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy showcased many soldiers and hardware, including atomic ...
Men like Benjamin O. Davis, who entered service in 1898 during the Spanish-American war and 42 years later became the first black general officer in the U.S. Army. Men like Roscoe Robinson, who served in segregated units when he first commissioned and went on to become the army's first black ...

They frequently served with distinction -- the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry during the American civil war, the 9th and 10th U.S. Colored Cavalry regiments during the Indian wars and the Spanish-American War, and the 369th Infantry Regiment during World War I all established outstanding ...
Cuba has played a historical role for America since Teddy Roosevelt's charge up San Juan Hill in 1898 during the Spanish-American war. Then came the challenge for the U.S. mid-twentieth century with the Cuban revolution--resulting in Fidel Castro's long rule and the escape and exile of thousands upon ...
The 'Rough Rider' volunteers, mustered in 1898 to fight in the Spanish-American war, were eager to show their devotion to the country that they hoped would soon make Arizona the next state in the union. One of the officers in the famous cavalry troop was Capt. Buckey O'Neill. During the battle for San ...
There also was a Reunion of the 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and the 10 cents admission helped the church's fundraising goal of $1,000. Col. John R. Marshall, a commander of the 8th Illinois Regiment of black volunteers sent to Cuba in 1895 during the Spanish-American war, also was an honored guest.
The other four--the Mexican war, the Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II--were declared after it was requested by the president in response to an attack. Every war since World War II has been conducted without a formal declaration, though with alternate congressional consent--like the ...
But if you say Cuba, any little library will have something, if nothing else than there was the spanish american war in 1898." Cueto, 74, moved to the U.S. in 1961 as part of the Peter Pan project, a federally-funded program which allowed Cuban youth to move to the U.S. with their parents' permission.
The other four--the Mexican war, the Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II--were declared after it was requested by the president in response to an attack. Every war since World War II has been conducted without a formal declaration, though with alternate congressional consent--like the ...
For example, in 1863, a contraband crew operated the fishing Rip Lightship, near the captured city of Port Royal, South Carolina. As with the American civil war, the Spanish-American war of 1898 spurred cultural change. For example, Congress awarded medals to minority combat heroes for the first time ...
"You can go to a library in the U.S. and ask for a book on Costa Rica and you might not find much," he said. "I'm not sure the local library in Nevada will have anything on Argentina. But if you say Cuba, any little library will have something, if nothing else than there was the spanish american war in 1898.".
But I also found that just prior to the Spanish-American war in 1898, readers started getting warned about "fake news." At the time, the newspapers of media magnate William Randolph Hearst started publishing made-up interviews and stories about invented battles. These sensational clips were often ...

The explosion of the battleship Maine in Havana harbor was the pretext used to start the Spanish-American war in 1898, in which the U.S. grabbed Cuba, Puerto Rico and The Philippines away from Spain. U.S. naval investigators in 1976 concluded that the explosion had been caused by a fire onboard the ...
The promotion came shortly before she volunteered with the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American war, according to a history of Maass penned by John T. Cunningham. Maass' untimely death followed experiments in which she participated while stationed at Las Animas hospital in Havana, Cuba.
He also joined the American army during the Spanish-American war. He was a joiner. Little in this brief ancestry casts a shadow over Juliette Low. She didn't join the Confederacy as she was only 5 years old in 1865 and the Girl Scouts became integrated in the 1950s with Martin Luther King, Jr., calling ...
By April 1898, as the Spanish-American war was sparking fear in the region, Metcalf asked Washington to mount guns in Palm Beach to protect its hotels. He also pushed through the first road to Miami, in 1892. And campaigned hard for the construction of Palm Beach High, now the Dreyfoos school of the ...
He made a splendid record at the academy and served with honor in the Spanish-American war, being awarded a citation for action in the West Indian campaign. He was commissioned a superior officer, Lieutenant, U.S. Naval Reserve. The Hogwallow News reported that the rainy season was starting, and ...
At the conclusion of the Spanish-American war, returning military men made their way through New York, and some of the country's first film crews were there to capture the moment. In 1898, when the crew of the Brooklyn cruiser returned to Brooklyn, Thomas Edison's film company captured footage of the ...
These soldiers also served in the Spanish-American war. There is a Buffalo soldiers monument in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. World War I. In the beginning of America's involvement in World War I, black U.S. soldiers were confined to service positions in the army, prevented from joining the Marines and ...
It is the oldest United States military installation on foreign soil, leased from Cuba since 1903 after the Spanish-American war, when the U.S. Navy realized that the deep water harbor halfway between Atlantic ports and the Panama Canal would be an ideal point for ships to take on coal. For decades it was ...
DE PERE - Author Martha Greene Phillips is extraordinarily attached to history. Her father was 79 when she was born. She is just one generation removed from a man who was alive as the civil war was ending and served in the Spanish-American war. There's an even stronger connection -- eight ...
After the president's call for volunteers for the 1898 Spanish-American war, William enlisted as a private in Company I of the Eighth Illinois National Guard. The governor had created "the Eighth Illinois National Guards, composed entirely, from colonel to private, of colored men, of the state of Illinois.
It's a territory, a holdover from the American victory in the Spanish-American war more than a century ago. Several families have made their way to northwest Arkansas, where a small Puerto Rican community has been growing for years. Fayetteville and Springdale's housing authorities said earlier this ...
Obscured were hundreds of graves belong to African-Americans of Hartsville, some marked and others unmarked. Among those buried in the cemetery are Spanish-American war veteran William M. Smith and the Rev. Henry H. Butler, who served as the pastor of Jerusalem Baptist Church and principal of ...
Juliette's mother Eleanor helped care for wounded soldiers during the spanish american war and organized the Society of The Red Cross in Georgia. Her many other services to this country are too numerous to mention here but certainly influenced Juliette in a positive and constructive manner. I am sorry ...
In 1898 the United States was involved in the Spanish-American war. Vermont provided soldiers for the war, and this photograph shows the First Vermont Volunteers. This photograph was most likely taken at Fort Monroe, Virginia where they were stationed during much of the very short war. Unfortunately ...
From April to August of 1898, the Spanish-American war was waged in retribution for the internal explosion of the USS Maine in Cuba's Havana harbor. The war led to U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence and resulted in temporary American control of Cuba, as well as indefinite colonial ...
Records of people who lived in Oshkosh contained valuable and fascinating information about life during World War I. "Emil Kraning was one person who I profiled," Gauger said. "He was a German-born Oshkosh man who served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American war, the Mexican Border War ...
It's a territory, a holdover from the American victory in the Spanish-American war more than a century ago. Several families have made their way to Northwest Arkansas, where a small Puerto Rican community has been growing for years. Fayetteville and Springdale's housing authorities said earlier this ...
As a veteran I go to the veterans Administration for certain medical services on the Marion campus. This facility, at one time a home for elderly veterans of the spanish american war, has been there for over 100 years. There are many buildings that stand closed today, including dorms and houses on the ...
The 14 men who were installed as members when the post organized had served in the spanish american war (1898) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902). The name, in fact, was suggested by a member "because of the good times they had on the Luneta in Manila. ... A pleasurable gathering spot," ...
A much later commemoration of Montana's role in the Spanish-American war is found in the Butte-Silver Bow courthouse today. One of the capstans -- the rotating cylinders used to wind ropes and anchor cables -- from the USS Maine has resided in the courthouse entry almost since the building was built ...
MEDWAY - A renewed effort hopes to get national recognition for a local cemetery where Revolutionary war veterans and original Medway residents are buried. Medway Historical Commission members are working to get Evergreen Cemetery - on Evergreen Street - named to the National Register of ...
It is a spanish american war Monument statue depicting a soldier in proper uniform, campaign hat, haversack and primer cap box of the 1899 - 1901 period of time. It also looks like the type of musket used by state militia till the 1904 Springfield becomes popular. Hoping this will help your description of this ...
Individual exhibit areas give visitors a glimpse of the Spanish-American war era, along with World War I, World War II and the Korean War. .... During the Spanish-American war, which took place in 1898, Joe Kounovsky was sent to The Philippines, where he learned that flour made in Conrad Snyder's mill ...
Today our sentimental journey is taking us to a time between wars, the Spanish-American War and then the war to end all wars, World War I. It was a time when Americans were looking to help one another and have some fun along the way. Our first item appeared in the Marion Daily Star on Thursday, Aug.
Blocksom fought in the Spanish- American war in Santiago de Cuba on July 1, 1898, when he was wounded in the assault on San Juan Hill. He received the Silver Citation Star from General Franklin D. Baldwin "for most gallant conduct under heavy fire of shrapnel and small arms at San Juan Hill.
January, the heart of winter -- hunting season is over, it's too cold for most of us to go fishing, little field work can be done, no crops can be planted. It's the season for retreating to a warm fire, perusing bookshelves and waiting out winter in the company of Louis L'Amour, Elmer Kelton, Don Coldsmith and ...
Saturday of last week, Lloyd Mapes of Torrington turned in to James P. Nolan of the police an old Spanish bayonet which had seen service in the Spanish-American war. He has had this knife in his possession for more than 40 years and, although offered more than $5 for the keepsake nearly two years ...
State militias were called into action during the spanish american war in 1898, but because they performed poorly, the federal government created the Militia Act of 1903, said Steven Bucklin, a professor of history at the University of South Dakota. The Militia Act repealed federal laws on militias that were ...
The below average level of per capita income, high level of poverty, and poor state of public health in the region over the last one hundred fifty years have "presented" in myriad ways, including in high rates of rejection for military service in the Spanish-American war, World War I, and World War II. In each of ...
In December 2017, staff from the U.S. Naval Academy Museum unexpectedly rediscovered a number of flags from the 19th century, including flags from the Spanish-American war and the Korean Expedition of 1871. They had been thought long-lost, since no one had seen them in more than a century.
was the rallying cry of the Spanish-American war. Many North Americans surely remember the Alamo. But has the world forgotten the U.S.S. Pueblo? On this day in 1968, the Pueblo, a lightly armed navy intelligence ship, was attacked and seized by North Korean patrol boats. Its crew of 83 servicemen was ...
The project is still in the planning stages, and it is possible a renovation may not occur. The Lake City Community Memorial Building was completed in 1920 and was dedicated to members of the armed forces who served in the civil war, Spanish-American war and World War I. The structure was added to ...
In an effort to encourage membership, Kral provided the following information. Early history. In 1899, spanish american war veterans returned home from the Cuban and Philippine battle fronts, having received their discharge pay of $15.60 per person. They should have been happy, but they couldn't be.


 

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