Spanish–American War

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Montana readied soldiers for the Spanish-American War

Thousands of Montana soldiers fought in the Philippine-American War, something most people in the state know nothing about.On Feb. 15, 1898, the American battleship USS Maine exploded in Cuba’s Havana Harbor. Two months later America was at war with ... [Published Ravalli Republic - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

James Puz: America's veterans deserve better care

”... War is Hell.” Gen. William T. Sherman, from his address before the Michigan Military Academy graduating class, June 19, 1879The War of 1812 was fought roughly 25 years after we became a nation. Since then, we’ve engaged in many “official” and “unofficial” ... [Published Winona Daily News - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Observing National POW/MIA Day

Michigan has a rich history of supporting our nation by supplying troops for many United States wars including the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Operation Desert Storm and our current engagements. ... [Published Houghton Lake Resorter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Terrorism butting in on the economy

The New York Times reports that unexpected events on the world stage are complicating the Democratic Party’s plans to win the midterms (or minimize losses in Congress) by focusing on such economic issues as the minimum wage, pay equity for women and the ... [Published America Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Teddy Roosevelt in San Antonio

With the TV documentary “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward have people talking about the former presidents and first lady.Before becoming Vice President and eventually President, Theodore Roosevelt came to San Antonio ... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Embattled VFW mulls image among declining numbers

Since its founding in 1914, the Veterans of Foreign Wars has worked to establish the Veterans Administration, forge the GI Bill after World War II, develop the national veterans cemetery system and update the GI Bill in 2008.Yet membership in the VFW ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

PBS Doc: Teddy Roosevelt An 'Imperialist' 'Killer' Who Glorified War

During the first installment of PBS's The Roosevelts: An Intimate History on Sunday, historian Clay Jenkinson and former Newsweek editor turned historian Evan Thomas slammed Theodore Roosevelt as a bloodthirsty "imperialist" who promoted the "glorification ... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Capturing History Through the Roosevelts

Ken Burns’ 14-hour documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait is in the midst of a 7-night run on PBS this week, but it’s also available now on Blu-ray and DVD . The documentary covers over a century of American history, from Theodore Roosevelt’s ... [Published Military.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

VFW Celebrates 100 Years In Pittsburgh

In September of 1914, 250 veterans from across the U.S. and its territories gathered at the Schenley Hotel in Pittsburgh to form what would become the largest veterans’ advocacy group in the nation, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).The hotel is now ... [Published 90.5 WESA - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

The conspiracies behind it all

Re: “Real reason Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor” by Victor Davis.This is an excellent article that gave a more “open” view of the world as seen by the Japanese and the probable scenarios with the Soviets and the Nazis.My understanding of Pearl Harbor ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Forward: Ask the people what next step in political status quest should be

The island's quest for a final political status has taken decades since the United States took control of Guam in 1898 after the Spanish-American War and continues today. Guam needs to move forwardA link to this page will be included in your message. ... [Published Guam Pacific Daily News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

LV Times columnist: Remnants of Spanish-American War remain at Fort Leavenworth

Important events happened in military history on this weekend's dates. Last week’s column about the dropping of the first atomic bomb in history on Aug. 6, 1945, followed by a second one Aug. 9,  led the Japanese to agree to surrender terms on Aug. 14, ... [Published Leavenworth Times - Sep 13 2014]

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Speaking on Roosevelt's command of the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War, Jenkinson proclaimed: "There's no question that Roosevelt is an imperialist. Apologists like to try to play this down. But the fact is he's probably the most significant imperialist in American history." Jenkinson seemed troubled by Roosevelt's call for the United States to "take our place in the world's arena."
Cpl. Rallph D Fiorenza (ret.) wrote on Cpl. Dickson's memorial page: "None of us who wear the uniform of a law-officer ... go onon duty expecting to die. We all have an understanding of that possibility, but we do our job with as much precaution as possible while conscientiously doing what needs to be done. Our safety is hardly ever guaranteed."
...may have been the low point in a long, checkered history of congressional nominations to service academies — a system historian Lance Betros called "a prized currency of patronage, a means of pandering to political favorites." MORE: The current nomination system has its roots at West Point, the oldest of the four service academies
...The blast also injured 23 others. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. told a crowd of 8,000 at the girls' funeral service, "The innocent blood of these little girls may well serve as the redemptive force that will bring new light to the city." The bombing became a turning point in generating broad American sympathy for the civil rights movement...

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New Chintz Room to highlight menu items, treasu... [Published Columbus Dispatch - 3 hours ago]
Heritage Spotlight: Hispanic men, women have pl... [Published Peninsula Warrior - 3 hours ago]
Montana readied soldiers for the Spanish-Americ... [Published Ravalli Republic - 6 hours ago]
James Puz: America's veterans deserve better care [Published Winona Daily News - 12 hours ago]
'War is hell' [Published Winona Post Online - Sep 18 2014]
Terrorism butting in on the economy [Published America Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Observing National POW/MIA Day [Published Houghton Lake Resorter - Sep 18 2014]
Teddy Roosevelt in San Antonio [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 18 2014]
Embattled VFW mulls image among declining numbers [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 17 2014]
Robert J. Clark, North Tonawanda alderman, acti... [Published Buffalo News - Sep 17 2014]
Politics and war brought Teddy Roosevelt and Fr... [Published National Endowment for the Humanities - Sep 17 2014]
PBS Doc: Teddy Roosevelt An 'Imperialist' 'Kill... [Published Media Research Center - Sep 16 2014]
PBS Doc: Teddy Roosevelt An 'Imperialist' 'Kill... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Sep 16 2014]
Capturing History Through the Roosevelts [Published Military.com - Sep 15 2014]
Editorial: From Pvt. Henry to Cpl. Dickson, tro... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Sep 15 2014]
VFW Celebrates 100 Years In Pittsburgh [Published 90.5 WESA - Sep 15 2014]
Congress and the academies: A history of patronage [Published USA Today - Sep 15 2014]
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Feliz Cumpleaños... [Published Library of Congress - Sep 15 2014]
This Week in Civil Rights History [Published Clarion-Ledger - Sep 15 2014]
Why Congress’ role in making war is now irrelevant [Published MinnPost - Sep 15 2014]
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (New Series... [Published KPBS - Sep 15 2014]
The 164th Infantry Regiment to hold 69th annual... [Published DVIDS - Sep 15 2014]
The conspiracies behind it all [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 14 2014]
‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ turning 200: lyrics ... [Published Daily Breeze - Sep 14 2014]
Learning to Live with Common Core [Published Common Dreams - Sep 14 2014]
Ken Burns’s ‘Roosevelts’ Fine But Flawed [Published Daily Beast - Sep 14 2014]
The Spectator at war: A word to America [Published Spectator - Sep 14 2014]
The Spectator at war: A word to America [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Sep 14 2014]
Forward: Ask the people what next step in polit... [Published Guam Pacific Daily News - Sep 13 2014]
Guantanamo is a legal, political no-man’s land [Published Keene Sentinel - Sep 13 2014]
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PBS Doc: Teddy Roosevelt An 'Imperialist' 'Kill... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Sep 16 2014]
During the first installment of PBS's The Roosevelts: An Intimate History on Sunday, historian Clay Jenkinson and former Newsweek editor turned historian Evan Thomas slammed Theodore Roosevelt as a bloodthirsty "imperialist" who promoted the "glorification ...
Marvin Kalb on the Presidential Decision to Go ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 12 2014]
President Barack Obama’s speech on Wednesday night announcing U.S. military action against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria unsurprisingly did not include a request to Congress to approve military action. As Brookings scholar Marvin Kalb notes in ...
History for August 12 [Published MuskegonPundit - Aug 12 2014]
History for August 12 - On-This-Day.com : Cecil B. DeMille 1881, Jane Wyatt 1912, William Goldman 1931, Parnelli Jones 1933, George Hamilton 1939, Pete Sampras 1971  1676 - "King Phillip's War" came to an end with the killing ...
bananas and foreign policy [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 31 2014]
From delanceyplace.com: In the early 20th century, with American industry just beginning to expand overseas and Latin America still just emerging from colonial shackles, bananas became one of America's first powerhouse industries: "[Bananas] are ...
Why July 25 Is a Tragic Date in Puerto Rican Hi... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 31 2014]
Headstones commemorating two young independence activists, Carlos Soto Arriví and Arnaldo Darío Rosado, killed by the police on July 25, 1978, in Cerro Maravilla in the town of Villalba. Image taken from  Wikimedia Commons , uploaded by Ratzer1 under ...
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