Treaty of Paris (1898): Ending the Spanish-American War
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Following the Spanish defeats in Cuba and Puerto Rico, an armistice was arranged on August 12, 1898. Fighting was halted and Spain recognized Cuba`s independence. The U.S. occupation of the Philippines was recognized pending final disposition of the islands.
The final treaty was concluded in Paris on December 10, 1898 and provided for the following:
In February 1899, the treaty received the necessary two-thirds ratification approval by a single vote. The United States had emerged as a world power, but its public was divided over the nature of the role to be played.
Treaty of Paris (1898)
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Treaty of Paris of 1898
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SparkNotes: The Spanish American War (1898-1901): Treaty of Paris: August - December 1898
... 1898 Summary From the signing of the armistice in August up until late 1898, Spanish and American diplomats met in Paris to argue over the terms of the peace agreement that would end the Spanish-American War. Most of the terms did not require ...