How did America become an Imperial Power? Spanish American War Part 1

Summary

In the year 1898, the once-mighty Spanish empire crumbled within a matter of months. Who was there to pick up the pieces? None other than the young but ambitious nation of the United States of America. In the Season 3 opener, Nat presents the highly-anticipated episode on the Spanish-American War. Listen to how the former British colony acquired a few territories for itself and became a major player on the international stage.

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Sources:

Sources:

https://www.history.com/topics/early-20th-century-us/spanish-american-war

https://loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/intro.html

https://www.britannica.com/event/Philippine-American-War

https://history.state.gov/milestones/1899-1913/war

https://time.com/4543996/history-of-us-philippine-relations

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/puerto-rico-invaded

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-takes-control-of-puerto-rico

https://www.history.com/news/how-the-united-states-ended-up-with-guam

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Viet-Minh

https://newrepublic.com/article/162222/puerto-rico-statehood-velasquez-aoc

https://www.thoughtco.com/philippine-american-war-4846100

https://time.com/4543996/history-of-us-philippine-relations

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