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U.S. Time Periods » 1865-1920: Modern America

Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War

examines the 1898 war with Spain, which steered the U.S. toward becoming a world power. Learn about Teddy Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the sinking of the U.S.S. Maine. Find a timeline of events, photos of major figures, newspaper articles and headlines from 1890s, sheet music, classroom activities, historical resources, and a quiz. (South Carolina ETV, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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February headline New York Journal regarding Spanish-American War era.

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