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Research Starter: Florida During the Spanish-American War
In 1898, national attention focused on Florida as the Spanish-American War began. Florida was only 90 miles from the island of Cuba and was home to a large Cuban immigrant population. The port city of Tampa served as the primary staging area for United States troops bound for the war in Cuba.
- Learning Unit, Florida and the Spanish-American War of 1898
- Photographs, Spanish-American War
- Floridiana Article, Battles of San Juan and Kettle Hills
- Significant Documents, Letters Concerning Spanish Spies in Florida During the Spanish-American War, 1898