On this day in History, Treaty of Paris ends Spanish-American War on Dec 10, 1898. Learn more about what happened today on History.

On this day in History, Treaty of Paris ends Spanish-American War on Dec 10, 1898. Learn more about what happened today on History.

1898 Territory of Guam acquired from the Treaty of Paris, Spanish American War

1898 Territory of Guam acquired from the Treaty of Paris, Spanish American War

June 12, 1898 was the proclamation of the sovereignty and independence of the Philippines from #Spain's colonial rule. Spain was defeated at the mock Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. Spain later ceded the Philippines to US in 1898 Treaty of Paris that ended the Spanish-American War. The US recognized Philippine independence on July 4, 1946 in the Treaty of Manila until August 4, 1964 when a law designated June 12 as the country’s Independence Day. #ProudToBePinoy

June 12, 1898 was the proclamation of the sovereignty and independence of the Philippines from #Spain's colonial rule. Spain was defeated at the mock Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. Spain later ceded the Philippines to US in 1898 Treaty of Paris that ended the Spanish-American War. The US recognized Philippine independence on July 4, 1946 in the Treaty of Manila until August 4, 1964 when a law designated June 12 as the country’s Independence Day. #ProudToBePinoy

A group of activists in Puerto Rico unhappy with the current status of the island as a United States commonwealth is demanding a separation from America and reunification with Spain. The group plans to contest the 1898 Treaty of Paris, which handed Puerto Rico to the United States, at the International Court of Justice.

A group of activists in Puerto Rico unhappy with the current status of the island as a United States commonwealth is demanding a separation from America and reunification with Spain. The group plans to contest the 1898 Treaty of Paris, which handed Puerto Rico to the United States, at the International Court of Justice.

$21.95 Cut-Out Coin Jewelry - Puerto Rico Explorer Christopher Columbus arrived at Puerto Rico which became a Spanish colony and important military outpost.  Over the years, numerous unsuccessful attempts were made by the French, Dutch and English to conquer the island, but it remained an overseas province of Spain until the Spanish-American War.  Under the Treaty of Paris of 1898, it was ceded to the United States, and its residents became American citizens in 1917. FREE SHIPPING!

$21.95 Cut-Out Coin Jewelry - Puerto Rico Explorer Christopher Columbus arrived at Puerto Rico which became a Spanish colony and important military outpost. Over the years, numerous unsuccessful attempts were made by the French, Dutch and English to conquer the island, but it remained an overseas province of Spain until the Spanish-American War. Under the Treaty of Paris of 1898, it was ceded to the United States, and its residents became American citizens in 1917. FREE SHIPPING!

The Spanish-American War of 1898 was a conflict between the United States and Spain that ended Spanish colonial rule in the Americas and resulted in U.S. acquisition of territories in the western Pacific and Latin America by way of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty of Paris was signed on Dec. 10, 1898. The image is a photograph of a battle in the Spanish-American War of 1898. National Archives identifier 598580

The Spanish-American War of 1898 was a conflict between the United States and Spain that ended Spanish colonial rule in the Americas and resulted in U.S. acquisition of territories in the western Pacific and Latin America by way of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty of Paris was signed on Dec. 10, 1898. The image is a photograph of a battle in the Spanish-American War of 1898. National Archives identifier 598580

William R Day, born in Ohio in 1849 was Sub-secretary and Secretary of State. He chaired the Commission of the Treaty of Paris, signed on 10th of December 1898. He died in 1923. Cigar card from the History of Cuba, Geografico Universal, Propaganda de los Cigarros Susini y La Corona, Tabacalera Cubana. (Photo by The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images)

William R Day, born in Ohio in 1849 was Sub-secretary and Secretary of State. He chaired the Commission of the Treaty of Paris, signed on 10th of December 1898. He died in 1923. Cigar card from the History of Cuba, Geografico Universal, Propaganda de los Cigarros Susini y La Corona, Tabacalera Cubana. (Photo by The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images)

Jules Cambon, the French Ambassador to the United States, signing the memorandum of ratification on behalf of Spain in 1899. Source: Wikipedia/Public Domain

Jules Cambon, the French Ambassador to the United States, signing the memorandum of ratification on behalf of Spain in 1899. Source: Wikipedia/Public Domain

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