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Remember the Maine!


Hands-on newspapers, telegrams, reports and the Broadsheets bring alive the start and story of the Spanish-American War. From its whispered beginnings through its explosive development, here is an intriguing account of the confrontation of two world powers, their one-sided contest, and its worldwide repercussions. Historian: Andrew Bronin. The contents of this Jackdaw feature:

  • War Fever
  • Destruction of the Maine
  • War in Cuba
  • War in the Pacific
  • Results
Historical Documents
  • Poster: chronology of the war with Spain, 1898.
  • Report from Captain Sigsbee in Havana, Feb. 1, 1898.
  • The telegram, Feb. 15, 1898, from Captain Sigsbee reporting the Maine disaster.
  • Telegram from a diver offering his services to recover the Maine.
  • Two pages from the New York Evening Journal, Feb. 26, 1898, reporting “American People’s Views of the Maine Disaster.“
  • Declaration of War with Spain, April 25, 1898.
  • Ship’s newspaper of the U.S.F.S. Olympia, June 1898.
  • “Roosevelt at San Juan.” a contemporary educational card game.
Study Guide / Lesson Plan – Reproducible Activities

Price: $69.50



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