Technically, Spain ceded only Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines to the US as part of the Treaty of Paris in 1898. Spain simply relinquished all claims on Cuba in the treaty, which the US then ruled under a US Miltary Government until Cuba became a republic in 1902.
*After disputes over what islands to be ceded, the US compensated Spain for the loss of the Philippines in the sum of 20 million US dollars.
The US acquired Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico as a result of the Spanish-American War. Spain forfeited sovereignty over Cuba, although Cuba was controlled by the United States for four years.
The Philippines, Guam and Puerto Rico.
Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.
They still hold Guam and Puerto Rico as US Territories.
Many claim that it was an inperial act to acquire overseas territories.
Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines.
The US did not acquire any of Spain's colonies in Africa.
Before the war Hawaii was annexed. After the war Guam and Puerto Rico were annexed which remain Territories and the Philippines which was granted independence after WW2.
Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, and Guam were gained after the Spanish American war.
As a result of the war, the US assumed control over the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam.
Most of the US Imperial territory was taken from the Spanish in the Spanish-American War in 1898. Some other territories came as a result of negotiations with the other Great Powers and some more territories came as a result of World War II.
The Spanish-American War was mainly fought for Cuban independence. The Americans fought with the Puerto Ricans, Cubans, and Filipinos against the Spanish. The American side won and then the US acquired three Spanish territories: the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico. The US also acquired Cuba although this was not a transfer from the Spanish.
The Spanish-American War.
Guam and Puerto Rico remain US Territories in 2010.
Both were provoked with red-flag operations; both were aimed to acquire territories at the expense of other countries.
Alaska was a US Territory long before the Spanish American War.
They became US Territories.
No, it was the Spanish American War.
new territories for the US
after spanish-american war:)
It became one of the US territories.