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The Spanish-American War Quiz

Can you answer these questions about the Spanish-American War?
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Last updated: January 20, 2021
First submittedJanuary 23, 2020
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Which ship's sinking was a major cause of the war?
U.S.S Maine
And in which harbor did it explode?
Havana
What was the name for newspapers' use of exaggeration to increase sales before the war?
Yellow Journalism
Name one of the two people who were leading the above.
Joseph Pulitzer/William Hearst
And in which city were there newspapers based?
New York City
Who was the U.S president at the time?
William McKinley
Who commanded the Rough Riders?
Theodore Roosevelt
Which Spanish colonies were transferred to the U.S after the war?
Guam
Philippines
Puerto Rico
Which non-Spanish island chain was annexed by the U.S as a result of the war?
Hawaii
What amendment declared that the U.S would not try to control Cuba?
Teller Amendment
Which decisive battle led to the fall of Santiago de Cuba?
Battle of San Juan Hill
Who was the King of Spain during the war?
Alfonso XII
Which battle in the pacific led the destruction of the Spanish navy?
Battle of Manila Bay
In what year did the war take place?
1898
What other war involving the U.S started directly after this war?
Philippine-American War
Which jaundice causing disease devastated U.S troops in Cuba?
Yellow Fever
Which great American author famously was against imperialism after the war?
Mark Twain
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