These sites are about the Spanish American War. Learn about the influence of media on the war. Read letters from the soldiers, view several photographs, movie clips, and timeline and listen to music composed during that time. There are other primary documents from the war such as maps and newspaper articles. Includes lesson plans and a study guide. There is a link to eThemes Resources on U.S. President: Theodore Roosevelt.
This site provides information about the Spanish American War. Also learn about other aspects of the war such as roles of journalism and music at that time. Interactive timeline, original sheet music, audio files, classroom activities, and a quiz are included.
This site compiles some motion pictures of events in the Spanish American. To view a movie clip, select an event of interest and scroll down to the bottom half of the page. Then select a film from a list and choose a movie format (RealMedia Player, MPEG, or Quick Time) to view the movie clip.
Read letters of a volunteer, George King, an American soldier who served in the Puerto Rican campaign during the Spanish American war. Includes information about the life of a soldier during the war, the type and extent of training received, and the lean diet and physical hardships of campaigning in Puerto Rico.
Learn about the life and political career of Theodore Roosevelt. Includes audio and video clips as well as timelines, photographs, quizzes, and biographies. There is a link to an eThemes resource on United States Presidents.