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"A New Map of Cuba, Porto Rico and the Philippines revised to date." Supplement to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 8, 1898.
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Colorful maps published as supplements to newspapers competed for the attention of readers demanding geographical information and the latest war news. The public, eagerly following the war events from afar, was provided with a means to plot the progress of major battles during the short span of the war (notice the instructions to readers of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle).

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