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The sinking of the USS Maine : declaring war against Spain

Author: Samuel Willard Crompton
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2009.
Series: Milestones in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On February 15, 1898, the USS battleship Maine was blown up while in Havana Harbor, Cuba, leading to the Spanish-American War. This volume examines the events leading up to the destruction of the Maine, the immediate aftermath, and the long-term consequences.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Willard Crompton
ISBN: 9781604130492 1604130490
OCLC Number: 183261306
Description: 114 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Contents: With the wounded --
The gay nineties --
Joining the navy --
Atrocities and tales thereof --
The winds of war --
The reaction --
Fire when ready --
The hills of Santiago --
Peace and empire --
Up from the bottom.
Series Title: Milestones in American history.
Responsibility: Samuel Willard Crompton.
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Early in 1898, the battleship USS Maine was sent to Havana. Then, on the night of February 15, the Maine blew up in Havana Harbor with the loss of 260 lives. This book examines the historical  Read more...

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