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Spanish-American War Progresses: This Week in History

There are contradicting reports out of the Spanish newspaper, the Imparcial, the Montreal Gazette reported July 21, 1898, on the progress of the Spanish-American War. One version of events said Spain should ask for peace because no other course of action was possible.  The other version was that the Americans have treated Spanish prisoners better […]

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Journalism at the Turn of the 20th Century

Today news can be accessed at the touch of a button, and it’s sometimes difficult to imagine an age when the newspaper was king. But that’s exactly how it was in the late 19th century. Several newspaper editions were usually published daily, and most communities of any size had multiple papers competing against each other. […]

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