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Harpers Weekly Harper's weekly. [Vol. 42, no. 2149 (February 26, 1898)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08833 Author/Creator: Harpers Weekly Place Written: New York Type: Newspapers Date: 26 February 1898 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: "Remember the Maine!"


Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: Spanish American War, Military History, Latin and South America, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Navy, Maritime

Sub Era: Empire Building