S.S. 3: Monday, October 29th. On your desk: Graphic Novel Packets Piece of Notebook paper. CHAPTER 10 AMERICA CLAIMS AN EMPIRE. Spanish American War Mind Map:. THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR. America had long held an interest in Cuba
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Cuba is just 90 miles south of Florida
Political cartoon: Pulitzer (left) and Hearst escalating and instigating war between the U.S. and Spain
Ex. Minister De Lome
Unknown artist , 1898
Notice the men flying dramatically through the air
San Juan Hill
Treaty of Paris, 1898
U.S. troops fire on rebels
Foreign nations were opening the door to China’s trade
This marks a shift from the U.S. being self-sufficient to relying on other countries.
The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded annually
Cost- $380 million Workers– Over 40,000 (5,600 died) Time – Construction took 10 years
This view, provided by NASA, shows the thin blue line (canal) cutting across the middle of Panama
Almost 1,000,000 ships have passed through the canal, which became sole property of Panama in the year 2000