Commodore George Dewey during the Spanish-American war. He returned to America to a hero's welcome, and by act of Congress was promoted to the special rank of Admiral of the Navy in 1903 with his date of rank retroactive to
Admiral of the Navy George Dewey (December Montpelier, Vermont - January Washington, DC) was an admiral of the US Navy. He is best known for his victory in the Battle of Cavite during the Spanish-American War.
America's Gilded Age - U. Admiral George Dewey - A decorative & patriotic hand-held fan The fan was in use during the two day NYC parade honoring Dewey, as the America war, "Hero of Manila", during the Spanish-American war.
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This is a five page work sheet I created to be used with The Gateway to U.S History for Florida's EOC Test book. It covers pages 143 - 155 and deals with: - The Spanish American War - Ybor City - Jose Marti - Yellow Journalism - Joseph Pulitzer - Randolph Hearst - The De Lome Letter - The Sinking of The U.S.S Maine - President McKinley - The "Rough Riders" - Imperialism - anti-imperialism - Commodore George Dewey - Cuba - Puerto Rico - The Phillipines - Guam - The Platt Amen...
Admiral of the Navy George Dewey USNA (USNA He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. He attended Norwich University from 1851 to 1854 transferring to the U. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland.