USS Maine Destroyed (29 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 15 February, the U.S. battleship Maine blew up in Havana harbour. 260 people were killed. The event helped crystallize American discontent with Spain in Cuba. The Spanish-American soon followed.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "USS Maine Destroyed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5992, accessed 23 July 2017.]

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