Spanish American War

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Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)
Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1897-1898
Photographed by B.J. Falk, New York City, circa 1897.
As Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Roosevelt played an important role in war
preparations. He resigned that post a few weeks after hostilities commenced and actively
participated in combat as Lieutenant Colonel of the Army's First Volunteer Cavalry
Regiment.
Source (also for all images): http://www.history.navy.mil/wars/index.html#anchor4623
Info on Span-Am War as sign of rise to world power: Maine goes down, uproar,
volunteers: http://www.history.army.mil/books/AMH-V1/ch15.htm
http://mrburnett.net/apworldhistory/maps/americasspanishamericanwar1897.bmp
LOC WEBSITE: http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/intro.html
PBS on yellow journalism: http://www.pbs.org/crucible/frames/_resources.html
Panama Canal: http://www.bartleby.com/65/pa/PanCanl.html
History: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/low/world/americas/554376.stm
Hawaii: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/time/gp/17661.htm
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