The Mysterious Event That Led to the Spanish-American War: “Remember the Maine!”

The Story of the USS Maine (3 minutes). When Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt sent the USS Maine into Havana, Cuba’s harbor in 1898, he hoped that the show of force would help protect the lives and property of Americans on the island. Below, a longer documentary from the History Channel.

What if the USS Maine never exploded…

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