Did You Know ... although the war lasted just 10 weeks, the timeline of the Spanish–American War begins with events occurring as early as 1892 and as late as 1899, and includes the Cuban War of Independence, the sinking of the USS Maine, the destruction of half of the Spanish Navy in the Battle of Manila Bay, the U.S. Navy's bombardment of San Juan, the invasion of Guantánamo Bay, the capture of Guam, the Battle of Las Guasimas, the charge up San Juan Hill, the destruction of half the Spanish Navy at the Battle of Santiago de Cuba, the Battle of Manila, and the ratification of the first independent constitution of the Philippines by the Malolos Congress?
Thursday, July 24, 2014
I refuse to post these to the front page of Wikipedia any more. But I will post them here. The article I wrote or assisted with is in bold.