The U.S. Battleship Maine sank in Cuba on this day in 1898:
On this day in 1898, a "terrible explosion" destroyed the United States battleship Maine in Cuba's Havana Harbor. https://t.co/y1gqxQ6juE pic.twitter.com/JM6NzyG8Ei
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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.