Why did the US compete for colonies during the Spanish American War?
It was the age of American Imperialism.
Spain was not, except for the Spanish colonies in the Pacific and the Caribbean.
Cuba was a Spanish colony, later taken by the United States in 1898 (during the Spanish-American War).
The Spanish colonies of the Philippines, Puerto Rico and Cuba.
The Spanish had lost their American colonies long before the Civil War began, and they were not dependent on American trade as the British were, so they probably had no interest in the war.
The four New World Spanish Colonies except that Guam was a bloodless affair.
Whether these colonies were established by the British, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish or any others, political systems changed because American colonies began to declare independence from their European leaders.
life in the colonies during the American Revolution was fatal...
The Hessions (Germans) helped the british and the French and Spanish helped the Americans
The capital of the American Colonies during the American Civil War was Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
All of Spain's New World colonies were involved to some degree.
some might suggest that the US helped the Spanish colonies (that later became countries) of Cuba and the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Others would say that the US simply took territory from Spain and was not particularly interested in helping anyone else.
The US took over the Spanish Colonies of Guam, the Philippines, Puerto Rico and briefly even Cuba as a transistional event.
Bernardo de Galvez was the Spanish governor of Louisiana that aided the American colonies during the Revolutionary War.
There were no Mexican Americans during the American Revolution. Mexico had not yet won its independence from Spain, and was physically separated from the 13 colonies by land and water. Spain and (Spanish) Cuba aided the American revolutionaries. Cubans and Spanish Americans made significant contributions.
Which of these best describes the main economic reason that the US acquired colonies during the Spanish-American War?
to give the U.S. greater access to trade with Asia
The capital of the American colonies during the Revolutionary War was Philadelphia. Philadelphia was chosen because of its location.
What was the name of the leader who lead the Spanish during the Spanish- American war?
During the Spanish American War, the United States fought Spain in Cuba and in the Philippines. At the end of the war, the US owned both of those colonies.
Helped the American colonies
because the American colonies were not too exited of the colonies
William Howard Taft was the first US Civil Governor of the Philippines, but he got that appointment AFTER the Spanish-American War. There was no American governor f the Philippines during the Spanish-American War because until the war was over the Philippines were a Spanish possession and had a Spanish governor.
As a Spanish military leader Bernardo de Galvez led Spanish forces in the fight against the British when the American colonies were fighting for their independence. His assistance is best noted during the Siege of Pensacola in Florida in 1781.
Praxedes Mateo Sagasta was the Prime Minister of Spain during the Spanish American War.
The Spanish colonies in America started falling during the Peninsular War when Spain itself was under attack from Napoleonic troops. The start of the 19th century proved to be a turning stone for the Americans when they started independence movements throughout the country. This resulted in the loss of the Spanish colonies in Central America, North America and South America by 1825. During this time the Spanish lost most of their colonies in America except… Read More
The united States, and Spain were not battle scenes during the Spanish-American war.
If you are talking about the American colonies then you are in the wrong time period. The American colonies only existed before, and during the American Revolutionary War. Only countries in Europe and the U.S. participated in WW1.
Indian slavery was made illegal during the colonial era.
Which became an independent country and not a U.S. acquisition during American imperialism in the 1890s?
Of the former Spanish colonies acquired by the United States in 1898, only CUBA was given independence, which was declared in 1902.
President William McKinley was the President during the Spanish American War. Theodore Roosevelt actually served in the military during the war.
The Spanish controlled Florida during the American Revolution.
They helped the American colonies.
What two European countries fought against the British with the Americans in the American Revolution?
Three European countries fought against the British as allies to the American Colonists during the American Revolution: France, Spain, and the Netherlands. However, only the French and Spanish mobilized troops along or within the North American colonies.
No, William McKinley was the President during the Spanish American War.
Which of the following statements about south America describes spanish colonies but not the portuguese colonies?
Indian slavery was made illegal during the colonial era.
He was the US President and the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces during the Spanish American War.
They weren't. It was Everyman for them selves.
General George Washington.
What is a statement about South America that describes Portuguese colonies but not Spanish colonies?
Indian slavery was made illegal during the colonial area. Indian slavery was made illegal during the colonial era.
France was an ally of the colonies during the American revolution.
Cuba was a Spanish Colony.
During the Spanish American war in 1898.
It fought the Spanish American War in support of Cuban Independence.
He was the leader of the Philippine's during the Spanish-American war.
McKinley was US president during the Spanish American War.
William McKinley was president during the Spanish American War.
France, Spain, the Dutch and the French.
Both France and Spain supported the United States. France supplied soldiers, their Navy, and loans, while Spain supplied money. While both countries supported America's ideals, they were equally interested in supporting the Americans as a way of weakening their hated English rivals.