This article discusses the destruction of the U.S.S. Maine in the harbor at Havana, Cuba; the cause of the explosion on board the ship was unknown at the time. In his initial report, the commander of the ship urged citizens to wait for more...
One statement suggests that if a Spanish ship had exploded in the Havana harbor, "the accident theory would have found more supporters in this country than as it is." Another mentions that if war is declared, many Confederate veterans (such as...
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