Spanish American War Quiz
1. How long did the Spanish American War last ?
2. Where was the first major battle in the Spanish American War ?
3. What was the most powerful American battleship ?
4. To whom did Hearst say ' You furnish the pictures and I'll furnish the war." ?
5. Why was the Spanish Mauser superior to the American Krag-Jorgensen rifle ?
6. Which famous author was rejected from joining the Rough Riders ?
7. The term ' Yellow Journalism' derived from what ?
8. In order to stop the movement of insurrectos or insurgents in Cuba, the Spanish devised a system known as a _____, a wide cleared belt of land, electrically illuminated at night, with blockhouses and garrisoned forts at regular intervals .
9. Which Spanish commander held off American forces at the battle of El Caney for eight hours, despite being outnumbered 12:1 and having no artillery, which the Americans did have ?
10. Which of these ships is the USS Maine ?