History

Question

Which was not a cause of the Spanish-American War in 1898?
a. the sinking of the Maine
b. yellow journalism
c. Spanish cruelties in Cuba
d. President McKinley's desire for war

1 Answer

  • It would be "b. yellow journalism" that was not a cause of the Spanish-American War in 1898, since the reporting that took place during this time was not necessarily heightened in terms of rhetoric. 
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