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Essentials of United States history . William McKinley. 350 ESSENTIALS OF UNITED STATES HISTORY cable to capture or destroy the Spanish fleet, Dewey andhis squadron at once steamed away for Manila. Early(Hi Sunday morning, May 1, 1898, they entered Manila Bay.Annihila- There the Spanish fleet lay, protected by the gunstion of of the batteries at Cavite (ka-ve ta), a few milesSpanish distant. Then occurred a most notable naval en-gagement. The cannonading was fierce and vig-orous, both from the fleets and from the forts. After two. The Wkecked Spanish Squadron at Cavite. hours of fighting Commo

Essentials of United States history . William McKinley. 350 ESSENTIALS OF UNITED STATES HISTORY cable to capture or destroy the Spanish fleet, Dewey andhis squadron at once steamed away for Manila. Early(Hi Sunday morning, May 1, 1898, they entered Manila Bay.Annihila- There the Spanish fleet lay, protected by the gunstion of of the batteries at Cavite (ka-ve ta), a few milesSpanish distant. Then occurred a most notable naval en-gagement. The cannonading was fierce and vig-orous, both from the fleets and from the forts. After two. The Wkecked Spanish Squadron at Cavite. hours of fighting Commo Stock Photo
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Essentials of United States history . William McKinley. 350 ESSENTIALS OF UNITED STATES HISTORY cable to capture or destroy the Spanish fleet, Dewey andhis squadron at once steamed away for Manila. Early(Hi Sunday morning, May 1, 1898, they entered Manila Bay.Annihila- There the Spanish fleet lay, protected by the gunstion of of the batteries at Cavite (ka-ve ta), a few milesSpanish distant. Then occurred a most notable naval en-gagement. The cannonading was fierce and vig-orous, both from the fleets and from the forts. After two. The Wkecked Spanish Squadron at Cavite. hours of fighting Commodore Dewey withdrew his ships,rested his men, gave them breakfast, and studied the ques-tion of ammunition. He then steamed back, and the can-nonading which followed was even more terrific than before.Tn a single hour the return fire, from both the Spanish fleetand the forts, ceased. Every ship of the enemy was burned,sunk, or deserted. Their loss was reported four hundred McKINLEYS FIRST ADMINISTRATION (1897-1901) 351 The Spanish AsiaticOnly six

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