The Cause Of The Spanish-American War
The simple explanation as to the cause of the Spanish-American war is that it was due to the way the Spanish were treating the Cuban people. But things are rarely that simple and the war between Spain and America is no exception. Leading up to the war American’s began to feel that we did not have enough room to grow and American journalists fed the desire for foreign adventure by romanticizing it, much the way the frontier had been romanticized. Huge Naval ships were built and Darwinism convinced politicians that the earth belonged to the strongest country.
When the Cuban people began to rebel against the Spanish the American people were outraged by their treatment. The fact that America had millions in investment and trade with Cuba added