Spanish American War

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The Sinking of the USS Maine

1898

Spain Declares War on U.S.

April 24, 1898

U.S. Declares War on Spain

April 25, 1898

Passage of the Teller Amendment (Capture of San Juan Hill)

May 1898

Battle of Manila Bay (Philippies)

May 1, 1898

Battle of Santiago (Cuba)

July 3, 1898

U.S. Troops Capture Manila

August 23, 1898

Treaty of Pairs Signed

December 10, 1898

Philippines Declare Themsleves and Independent Republic

January 23, 1899

The Philipean-American War Begins

June 2, 1899