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Three Myths About the Spanish-American War

Even with this brief war, we get things wrong

Charge of the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

“It has been a splendid little war.” — U.S. Secretary of State John Hay in a letter to Theodore Roosevelt, 1898

The Spanish-American War was a brief conflict that is mostly forgotten today, but this short war (lasting roughly 16 weeks) changed the fortunes of two global powers, marking the…

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