AMERICAN IMPERIALISM(1890 1919)
(A) War of 1812
(B) Mexican War
(C) Civil War
(D) ** Spanish-American War
Concept note-1: -The Spanish-American War of 1898 ended Spain’s colonial empire in the Western Hemisphere and secured the position of the United States as a Pacific power.
Concept note-2: -After the Spanish-American War Spain gave the U.S.-Spain is removed from the region.-U.S. is recognized as a world power.
Concept note-3: -How did the Spanish American War make the United States a world power? The US victory in the Spanish American War resulted in the Us gaining possession and/or control of many new territories. These and other territorial gains resulted in the creation of a new far flung empire.
Concept note-4: -Representatives of Spain and the United States signed a peace treaty in Paris on December 10, 1898, which established the independence of Cuba, ceded Puerto Rico and Guam to the United States, and allowed the victorious power to purchase the Philippines Islands from Spain for $20 million.