American History Writing #1

Write a well-organized APA FORMAT double-spaced and using a standard font of 12 point essay, a of 800 WORDS including supporting details from the documents/textbook/other sources in which you analyze and discuss the material that has been assigned by addressing the following question:


In 1898 the U.S. declared war on Spain. Discuss why the Spanish-American War has been called the “splendid little war,” the reasons offered as to why the U.S. decided to engage in this war, and if you agree or disagree with these reasons. We also fought the Philippine-American War during this period. Discuss possible reasons why this war has been largely ignored.

Read the linked articles and use at least one of them for your essay to support your discussion. Identify and incorporate at least one additional outside source to support your discussion. Please keep in mind that WIKIPEDIA is not an acceptable reference.

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