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The Spanish American War

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President William McKinley visits Oakland, May 1901 Presidents Wives, American Presidents, Famous Presidents, The Spanish American War, American History, Treaty Of Paris, Cuban People, William Mckinley, Informative Essay

#25 POTUS William McKinley Born This Day 1843/ Ten Notes On POTUS McKinley

The 25th POTUS William McKinley was born on this day in 1843. Ten Notes On William McKinley. 1. President William McKinley was 5’7″ and weighed 200 pounds. He had blue-gray eyes.He was …

Vintage Memorial Day Greeting Card Postcard Scan: beautiful old . Patriotic Crafts, Patriotic Decorations, July Crafts, Patriotic Party, Art Clipart, Happy 4 Of July, Fourth Of July, Vintage Cards, Vintage Postcards

the last door down the hall

In honor of those who serve and have served in defense of this great nation. Thank you. - Memorial Day 2014

Remember the Maine! The USS Maine sinks near Havana, Cuba, helping to spark the Spanish American War. This is part of the metal nameplate from the wreck. The Spanish American War, American Art, War Of 1812, Today In History, Havana Cuba, Nameplate, Sea World, Sinks, World War Ii

The Price of Freedom: USS Maine Nameplate

Remember the Maine! Feb. 15, 1898: The USS Maine sinks near Havana, Cuba, helping to spark the Spanish American War. This is part of the metal nameplate from the wreck.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Boys of the 1898 "Boys of the N. at Montauk Point after returning from Cuba." Young veterans of the Spanish-American War. Next stop: The Klondike! The Spanish American War, American Civil War, American History, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Shorpy Historical Photos, Montauk Point, Rough Riders, Civil War Photos

Circa 1898. “Boys of the 71st N.Y. at Montauk Point after returning from Cuba.” Young veterans of the Spanish-American War.

Buffalo Soldiers who participated in the Spanish American War. Buffalo Soliders were formed on September at Fort Levenworth, Kansas. This all negro calvary was given the name "Buffalo Soldier" by native american indians whom they fought. Black History Facts, African American History, World History, Slavery History, British History, History Books, The Spanish American War, American Civil War, Spanish War

African-American men, shown in an 1899 photo, put their life on the line in the war for Cuban independence.

Columbia, personification of the United States, wearing a warship bearing the words "World Power" as her "Easter bonnet" on the cover of Puck, April Ushuaia, The Spanish American War, American History, Political Satire, Political Cartoons, Political Posters, Belize, Columbia, American Imperialism

The cover of Puck from April 6, 1901. Caricaturizes an Easter bonnet made out of a warship that alludes to the gains of the Spanish-American War.

Charge of the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill by Frederic Remington. In reality, they assaulted San Juan Heights and the portion later called Kettle Hill by the Americans. Spanish War, The Spanish American War, American Civil War, American History, Military Love, Military Gear, Army Love, Treaty Of Paris, Rough Riders

The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, effectively the result of American intervention in the ongoing Cuban War of Independence. American attacks on Spain's Pacific possessions led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine-American War.

USS Maine entering Havana Harbor, Cuba,where the ship would explode three weeks later, 1898 The Spanish American War, American History, American Presidents, Treaty Of Paris, Us Battleships, Boxer Rebellion, Colorized Photos, Navy Ships, Model Ships

USS Maine entering Havana Harbor on 25 January 1898, where the ship would explode three weeks later. On the right is the old Morro Castle fortress.

Colonel Theodore Roosevelt stands triumphant on San Juan Hill, Cuba after his "Rough Riders" captured this hill and its sister Kettle Hill during the Battle of San Juan Hill July Spanish American War. Theodore Roosevelt, Roosevelt Family, Roosevelt Quotes, The Spanish American War, American History, Spanish War, American Food, Spanish Class, American Pride

Original title: "Colonel Roosevelt and his Rough Riders at the top of the hill which they captured, Battle of San Juan Hill." US Army victors on Kettle Hill about July 3, 1898 after the battle of "San Juan Hill(s)." Left to right is 3rd US Cavalry, 1st Volunteer Cavalry (Col. Theodore Roosevelt center) and 10th US Cavalry. A second similar picture is often shown cropping out all but the 1st Vol Cav and TR.

A brief history of Ashcan artist William Glackens traveled to Europe to snag paintings by Cézanne, Renoir, Van Gogh and Picasso. American Presidents, American Soldiers, Guerra Hispano-americana, William Glackens, Ashcan School, Ink Pen Art, The Spanish American War, Williams James, Rough Riders

The Fight for Santiago. The "Rough Riders" charging up the San Juan Hill, July 1st, and driving the Spanish from their entrenchments. Illustration from McClure's, October 1898