The Spanish War, 1898
Education Sources

By Dave Rogers


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HISTORIC SITES

Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay New York, (516) 922 - 4447
The home of Theodore Roosevelt and the spiritual center of the age of the "American Empire".

Presidio of San Francisco, California (415) 561 - 4115
Assembly camp of the 8th Corps.

Angel Island, Tiburon, California (415) 435 - 1915
Discharge center for troops returning from the Philippines.

Henry Plant Museum, Univ. of Tampa, Tampa Fla. (813) 253 - 3333
The site of the H.Q of the 5th corps.

USS Olympia, Philidelphia, Penn. (215) 922 - 1898
Dewey's flagship and the only surviving warship of the conflict. Super Cool!

McKinley Memorial Library, Niles Ohio, (216) 652 - 1704
Everything about the events and the man who took us into the 20th Century.

SUGGESTED READING

There is actually a very large amount of material on the Spanish War. To get started we recommend you at least read the following (as a service to the reader, clicking on the titles in red will take you to that book on Amazon.com):

The Splendid Little War, Frank Freidel, Little, Brown, 1958.
Great photos & maps, perhaps the best place to start.

The Little War of Private Post, Charles Johnson Post, Little Brown, 1960.
The best first hand account, surprisingly modern.

The Spanish War : An American Epic--1898, G.J.A. O'Toole, W.W. Norton, 1984.

Frederic Remington and the Spanish-American War, Douglas Allen, Crown, 1971.
The war as a great artist saw it.

VIDEO

The Splendid Little War, Belle Grove Publishing, 1992.
Early movies of actual troops going to Cuba, script by Brian Pohanka.


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