What problem did the US have with Spain?
What problems did the United States experience with Spain and Great Britain? Trade laws differed from state to state. Loss of trade with Britain combined with inflation created depression. Plus war debts.
What was the US strategy in the Spanish-American War?
As it unfolded, the U.S. strategy meant a two-front war against Spanish possessions in the Caribbean and the Pacific, a strategy that produced the unintended yet lasting consequence of the United States’ becoming a colonial power with its possession of the Philippines.
Who did Spain colonize?
Beginning with Columbus in 1492 and continuing for nearly 350 years, Spain conquered and settled most of South America, the Caribbean, and the American Southwest. Yeah, they kept themselves busy.
Which country did Spain colonize the longest?
Former Spanish Colonies of the World
|Rank||Former Spanish Colonies||Year Independence from Spain|
|2||Belgium||1714 (remained part of the Netherlands until 1831)|
Which country did British rule the longest?
India, Britain’s most valuable and populous possession, achieved independence as part of a larger decolonisation movement, in which Britain granted independence to most territories of the empire.
Which country has been ruled the longest?
Britain was the dominant world power about 100–200 years ago. They had captured about a quarter of the world’s land mass, becoming the largest empire to date.
Which country has been colonized the longest?
The Philippines was under Spanish rule for over 333 years. After the Battle of Manila Bay and the Treaty of Paris (1898), rule of the Philippines was transferred from Spain to the USA.