The U.S. Battleship Maine sank in Cuba on this day in 1898:

Here is a beginning list of related resources, which I’ll be adding to over time:

The Library of Congress has a simple introduction.

The Library of Congress also has a collection of video newsreels from the war.

Here’s a good interactive tutorial on the war.

Here’s a matching exercise of war facts.

Here’s a useful lesson plan from Stanford.