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Spanish-American

1. of or relating to any of the Spanish-speaking countries or peoples of the Americas
2. a native or inhabitant of Spanish America
3. a Spanish-speaking person in the US
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Although the fighting lasted just 10 weeks and wasn't much of a military contest, the Spanish-American War is a pivotal moment in U.S.
Miller (American studies, University of Massachusetts-Boston) examines the impact of media and public amusements on public opinion during the Spanish-American War and the US incursions into Spain's colonies in the Pacific and the Caribbean.
As with Iraq and Afghanistan, we tend to treat the Spanish-American War as a solitary misadventure, although the brief, one-sided war with Spain was anything but that.
Bernards during the Spanish-American War and submarine-tracking seagulls during World War I.
The calculations show the following percentage burdens: 1991 Persian Gulf War 0.3%; Spanish-American War 1.1%; Iraq-Afghan wars 1.2%; Mexican War 1.4%; War of 1812 2.2%; Vietnam War 2.3%; Korean War 4.2%; Civil War 11.3%; World War I 13.6%; and World War II 35.8%.
The image of Teddy Roosevelt, the purest American loyalist, charging up San Juan Hill to liberate Cuba from the malicious Spanish regime is insufficient to capture the total picture of the complex political, military, and strategic confluence that led to the Spanish-American War.
As a result of the Spanish-American War, the United States gained overseas territories, thus greatly expanding the scope of the Signal Corps' duties.
Encyclopedia of the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars