Latino Americans

Spanish American War

Clip: Season 1 | 4m 21s

On February 15, 1898, in Havana Harbor Cuba, an explosion destroyed an American Battleship, killing 266 men on board. The United States subsequently declares war on Spain. The war lasted 13 weeks, and during victory negotiations, the U.S. acquires Puerto Rico.

Aired: 09/16/13

Rating: NR

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