List the events in chronological order? I. Rough Riders fight in CubaII. Guam and Puerto Rico become part of the US III. Sinking of the USS Maine IV. Liberation of Cuba

(A) I, II, III, IV

(B) IV, I, II, III

(C) I, III, IV, II

(D) ** III, I, IV, II


Concept note-1: -U.S. Commodore Dewey and his Asiatic squadron defeat the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay in the Philippines. U.S. troops land in Cuba. U.S. forces defeat the Spanish at the Battle of San Juan Heights. U.S. forces destroy the Spanish Fleet off Santiago Bay, Cuba.

Concept note-2: -The regiment of “Roosevelt’s Rough Riders” was born. The Rough Riders participated in two important battles in Cuba. The first action they saw occurred at the Battle of Las Guasimas on June 24, where the Spanish were driven away.

Concept note-3: -On April 25, 1898 the United States declared war on Spain following the sinking of the Battleship Maine in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898.

Concept note-4: -The Rough Riders would receive more publicity than any other Army unit in that war, and they are best remembered for their conduct during the Battle of San Juan Hill, though it is seldom mentioned how heavily they outnumbered Spanish soldiers who opposed them.