The Spanish-American War: A Brief History by Victor Mobley
Approx. 14,980 words.
Published on November 11, 2012.
In 1898, the United States embarked on a war that would alter the trajectory of the nation forever. The war itself was short and is often forgotten. But it made America a world power, gave birth to a modern navy and catapulted Theodore Roosevelt to the Presidency. This history is a very brief introduction, thoroughly researched and written in a lively and accessible style.