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The History of the Twentieth Century

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Now displaying: October, 2015
Oct 25, 2015

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...

Oct 18, 2015

As relations between the Americans and the Filipinos degenerate into open combat, the war to liberate Cuba becomes a war to subjugate the Philippines.

Oct 15, 2015

...and imbued with firm confidence in Divine Providence, we hereby mutually bind ourselves to support this Declaration with our lives, our fortunes, and with our most sacred possession, our Honor....

Oct 11, 2015

So, are the US and the Filipino rebels allies or not? When the US and Spain start doing deals, there are no Filipinos at the table.

Oct 7, 2015

Three documents referenced in this week's podcast on the Spanish-American War: The letter from the Spanish ambassador, McKinley's message to Congress, Joint Congressional Resolution.

Oct 4, 2015

The United States intervenes in the Cuban revolt against Spain. But what does this mean for the Philippines?

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