Today in History–April 25–the Library of Congress features the Spanish-American War, declared on this date in 1898. Learn more about this short, decisive war by visiting the Today in History section and reviewing The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War, then click the links below to learn even more from primary sources.
Spanish-America War images from the Detroit Publishing Company
Selected newspaper articles about the sinking of the U.S.S. Maine (includes brief timeline & search strategies)
Selected newspaper articles about major events of the Spanish-American War (includes brief timeline & search strategies)
“The Battle of Manila. The Destruction of the Spanish Fleet Described by Eye-Witnesses. I. Narrative” The Century: A Popular Quarterly Volume 56, Issue 4, Aug 1898