Social Studies
2021-02-21 18:49:33
what posessions did the united states gain from the spanish american war
2021-02-21 21:07:25

The Spanish-American War ended with the Americans victorious after a long and difficult campaign in both Cuba and the Philippines.  After a two-month negotiation, both parties signed the Treaty of Paris on December 10, 1898 and later ratified on February 6, 1899.  The United States gain possessions of several colonies from Spain.  It was able to gain the Philippines, Guam and Puerto Rico. Cuba was made into a protectorate.  They were also able to establish a naval base in Guantanamo Bay.