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  The Rough Riders Storm San Juan Hill, 1898
The charge up an obscure Cuban hill on July, 1 1898 was a pivotal point in Theodore Roosevelt's political career.
Davis, Richard Harding, The Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns (1898); Freidel, Frank, The Splendid Little War (1958); Morris Edmund, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (1979).
The victory at San Juan Hill gave the Americans control of the heights overlooking the Spanish stronghold of Santiago and doomed the Spanish to defeat in Cuba.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /roughriders.htm   (1028 words)

 Documents Relating to American Foreign Policy, 1898-1914
Reply of the Duke of Tetuan to Mr.
Rebecca Livingston, "Sailors, Soldiers, and Marines of the Spanish-American War: The Legacy of USS Maine," Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives and Records Administration, vol.
William McKinley, "The Acquisition of the Philippines," 1898
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/to1914.htm   (5502 words)

  Centennial of the Spanish-American War - 1898-1998
One was the annexation of the Hawaiian Islands July 7, 1898.
Although U.S. interests had long coveted formal control of the islands, it was not until the government declared Hawai'i necessary as a navy base that it was formally annexed.
It was also during the December 12, 1898 peace treaty signing that the U.S. added Guam to the list of controlled territories.
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  Library of Congress/Spanish American War Introduction
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.
Spain proclaimed the autonomy of Puerto Rico on November 25, 1897, although the news did not reach the island until January 1898 and a new government established on February 12, 1898.
Representatives of Spain and the United States signed a peace treaty in Paris on December 10, 1898 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.
www.loc.gov /rr/hispanic/1898/intro.html   (1414 words)

  The North Carolina Election of 1898 -- Glossary
By 1898, the Raleigh News and Observer was the self-proclaimed "largest daily in North Carolina." Under the editorship of staunch Democrat Josephus Daniels, the paper was strongly Democratic, and became the closest thing to an official party organ.
In the 1898 campaign, the Republicans ran largely on their past successes and appealed to the patriotism of voters in asking them to support the party of President William McKinley, especially with the nation at war with Spain.
By 1898 it was billing itself as "The Only Negro Daily in the World." The paper catered to the local African American community, but in every aspect it resembled the white papers of the time, with a social column, advice to readers, editorials, and articles reprinted from other newspapers.
www.lib.unc.edu /ncc/1898/glossary.html   (2722 words)

 USA-Presidents.Info - William McKinley Second State of the Union Address
In the message of April 11, 1898, I announced that with this last overture in the direction of immediate peace in Cuba and its disappointing reception by Spain the effort of the Executive was brought to an end.
A protocol was signed May 17, 1898, whereby, the fact of liability being admitted, the question of the amount to be awarded was submitted to the chief justice of Canada as sole arbitrator.
I therefore suggest for your consideration that the Executive be authorized to correspond with the governments of the principal maritime powers with a view of incorporating into the permanent law of civilized nations the principle of the exemption of all private property at sea, not contraband of war, from capture or destruction by belligerent powers.
www.usa-presidents.info /union/mckinley-2.html   (13898 words)

 Timeline 1898-1899
1898 Feb 23, Writer Emile Zola was imprisoned in France for his letter J'accuse in which he accused the French government of anti-Semitism and the wrongful imprisonment of army captain Alfred Dreyfus.
1898 Mar 28, The Supreme Court ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a U.S. citizen, and therefore could not be deported under the Chinese Exclusion Act.
1898 Oct 18, Lotte Lenya, actress and singer (Appointment, Semi-Tough), was born in Vienna, Austria.
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1898 Feb 23, Writer Emile Zola was imprisoned in France for his letter J'accuse in which he accused the French government of anti-Semitism and the wrongful imprisonment of army captain Alfred Dreyfus.
1898 Mar 28, The Supreme Court ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a U.S. citizen, and therefore could not be deported under the Chinese Exclusion Act.
1898 Oct 18, Lotte Lenya, actress and singer (Appointment, Semi-Tough), was born in Vienna, Austria.
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 The Debate over the Philippines, 1898 - 1900
In 1897, and 1898, American outrage at the ruthlessness of Spanish military rule in Cuba was further provoked by exaggerated newspaper reports of Spanish atrocities.
In the spring of 1898, a mysterious explosion which sunk the United States battleship Maine in Havana harbor and claimed the lives of over 250 people on board, brought American indignation to a boiling point.
The man who would cling to the traditions of Washington is as one who would reject the railway and travel by the stage-coach, or, disdaining the highway, would strike through the woods...
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Far from being an isolated racial incident, it was the result of years of political and racial tensions fomented by opportunists in order to acquire and maintain political supremacy in Wilmington, and New Hanover County.
The 1898 Institute receives no funding from governmental agencies, and therefore is free from the political bias that affects current academic and government reports on the 1898 Wilmington conflict.
The 1898 Wilmington Institute for Education and Research is responsible for this site, and it will continually update the pages with newly transcribed or discovered historical documents that relate to the period.
1898wilmington.com   (890 words)

 1898 Remembered | StarNewsOnline.com | Star-News | Wilmington, NC
For decades afterward, participation in the 1898 campaign became the irreplaceable political credential; at least five of the state’s next six governors were drawn from its ranks.
The head of the North Carolina NAACP is calling for a national summit on the 1898 Wilmington Race Riots and its lingering "stench," including the New Hanover County school board's controversial redistricting plan.
The legacy of the 1898 Wilmington race riot, according to recommendations made to state lawmakers on Wednesday, should be aggressive redevelopment of the city's Northside and a statewide effort to make sure the lessons of the event are not...
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 What Happened in 1898?: Chapter 7   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 1898 Foundation was created to address the deep racial tensions that mark this community of 150,000 people--tensions largely rooted in the events of 1898 and the seventy years of racial oppression and segregation they ushered in.
In addition, the 1898 Foundation is planning again for a "November 10 Remembrance Ceremony," to occur this year, the one hundred anniversary of the disfranchisement of African American citizens in North Carolina--an act that grew directly out of the 1898 riot and coup.
But the 1898 Foundation believes that it is only if there is progress in the area of economic inclusion and economic justice, that there will continue to be progress in racial understanding and reconciliation.
www.spinnc.org /1898/education/chapter7.htm   (2282 words)

 Amazon.com: The War of 1898: The United States and Cuba in History and Historiography: Books: Louis A. Jr. P?rez,Louis ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The war of 1898 was fought over and about a great many things: some were apparent and discernible then, others were not so clear-then or now.
In the years between the Civil War and 1898, the United States was involved in many places around the world, from Korea to the Congo.
This book is a revelation of how the war in 1898 really took place, it goes beyond the jingoistic hype and presents the political and social backdrop of the war as it really was.
www.amazon.com /War-1898-United-History-Historiography/dp/0807847429   (2322 words)

 Amazon.com: 1898 : The Birth of the American Century: Books: David Traxel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In his book 1898: The Birth of the American Century, Traxel combines scholarly knowledge with eloquent storytelling to chronicle the events of this crucial year that set in train the transformation of the United States from a 19th-century isolated agrarian society, into a leading world power both economically and politically.
Although the United States didn't suddenly metamorphose overnight, 1898 was certainly a crucial year in its development, and Traxel recounts these events in meticulous detail.
And 1898 is presented as the year that marked the end of the old WASP America and the beginnings of a new America full of Catholics, Jews, fls and all the social and ethical issues faced by a country that has suddenly become an international power.
www.amazon.com /1898-American-Century-David-Traxel/dp/0679454675   (1652 words)

 The Spanish-American War
Similarly, while the pattern 1898 khaki uniform was issued to regular troops, volunteer soldiers continued to wear a woolen uniform, inappropriate for the tropical environment of Cuba and Puerto Rico.
The operation began as planned on 12 August 1898, but a few bands of Filipinos became mixed with the advancing troops, and some uncontemplated fighting took place in which 5 Americans were killed and 35 wounded.
By the summer of 1898, Manila had become the focus not only of the Spanish-American conflict and the growing suspicions between the Americans and Filipino rebels but also of a rivalry that encompassed the European powers.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/ops/spanish_american.htm   (4575 words)

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The Bank of Gravett is "the oldest bank in Benton County" having been chartered on March 1, 1898.
Scientific interest in the linen cloth began in 1898, when it was photographed by lawyer Secondo Pia.
To investigate and report on the origin and spread of this disease, and on many related medical and sanitary matters, The Surgeon General in August 1898 secured the appointment of a board of medical officers.
lycos.cs.cmu.edu /info/1898--miscellaneous.html?page=2   (361 words)

 The Press and Spanish-American Relations in 1898
Key to a sense of rage propagated by the media were the events of February 1898, which culminated with the destruction of an American battleship, the USS Maine, in a Cuban harbor.
An article appeared in the Journal in July 1898 describing the death of Colonel Reflipe W. Thenuz, whose name was an anagram of the phrase, "We pilfer the news." The next day, Pulitzer's paper carried the item, being bold enough to add specific dateline information to make the story appear authentic.
According to The War With Spain in 1898, by David Trask, McKinley finally asked for authority to intervene in Cuba because he no longer felt able to resist the manifold pressures that poured in upon him, especially from representatives of his party in Congress reflecting the passions of their constituents.
www.humboldt.edu /~jcb10/spanwar.shtml   (5800 words)

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Beginning in 1898, physicians and midwives were required to keep record of each birth at which they assisted professionally.
They then reported quarterly to the county clerk or in the case of incorporated cities, to the local board of health and they would in turn report to the county clerk.
Disquieting Cuban news, supplied by the Cuban Delegation in the New York office of its legal representative, Horatio Rubens, and reported in sensationalist press campaigns, was soon recast in illustrated books, sheet music, drawings, and other popular formats.
lycos.cs.cmu.edu /info/1898--united-states.html   (738 words)

 USRC Manning, 1898
Her cost was $159,951 and she was accepted for the Revenue Cutter Service by CAPT R. Clark, R.C.S. The Manning was commissioned 8 January 1898 under CAPT Clark's command and was assigned cruising grounds along the New England coast.
With the cessation of hostilities with Spain, the Navy returned her to Treasury Department control on 17 August 1898 and her post-war patrol duties took her along both coasts and into the Bering Sea.
She was commissioned in 1898 and saw immediate service during the Spanish American War as a blockader and escort vessel.
www.uscg.mil /history/WEBCUTTERS/Manning1898.html   (692 words)

 SSC - TEKS and TAKS - TEKS Glossaries - US History
The Spanish-American War was triggered by the explosion of the Maine on February 15, 1898, in Havana harbor.
On April 11, 1898, President William McKinley asked Congress to authorize armed intervention against Spain to free the oppressed Cubans.
In peace negotiations late in 1898, the Cubans received their freedom from Spanish rule, and the United States acquired Puerto Rico, the island of Guam, and the Philippines.
www.tea.state.tx.us /ssc/teks_and_taas/teks/glossushist.htm   (4714 words)

The funeral took place from their hall in the Odd Fellows' building at haft past eleven on Wednesday and the remains were laid to rest with the ritualistic rites of that order.
After the ceremony an elaborate breakfast was served to a number of invited guests, among whom was an aunt of the bride, Mrs.
We were kindly favored with an invitation to the wedding but the drudgery of the editorial rooms forced us to forego the pleasure, but our best wishes are with the bridal couple for a long and happy future.
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 USN Ships--USS MAINE (1895-1898)
In January 1898, Maine was sent to Havana, Cuba, to protect U.S. interests during a time of local insurrection and civil disturbances.
Three weeks later, on 15 February, the battleship was sunk by a massive explosion that killed the great majority of her crew.
In 1911-12, her hulk was raised from the bottom of Havana Harbor, towed several miles offshore and sunk with military honors.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-m/maine.htm   (421 words)

 1898 Wilmington Race Riot - Final Report, May 31, 2006
PRACTICAL POLITICS: Writing, Speaking and Riding in the 1898 Campaign — Development of the Democratic “Machine” — Republican Reaction — Wilmington’s Democrats Organize — Alfred Moore Waddell — Vigilance Committees and Paramilitary Organization — The Wilmington Light Infantry
Destruction of the Manly printing press for the Wilmington Record November 10, 1898
Destruction of the printing press was the first violent conduct by a mob of white supremacists.
www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us /1898-wrrc/report/report.htm   (548 words)

 NYC 100 -- NYC Facts
Prior to 1898, the Bronx was often derisively referred to as the Annexed District.
In 1898, the population of New York City was 3,350,000 — it has since more than doubled
To qualify as a juror, a New Yorker had to be male between the ages of 21 and 70 and own $250 worth of property
www.nyc.gov /html/nyc100/html/classroom/hist_info/nycfacts.html   (513 words)

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