Test: SAT II US History


How did Yellow Journalism most significantly contribute to the outbreak of the Spanish-American War?

Sensationalized accounts of major news stories angered the population and directed a shift in public opinion that favored war
Newspaper editors actively chastised the American public for their lack of ambition and created a support for Imperialist action
The widespread use of photos, for the first time in print media, created a visceral reaction among the American population
Yellow Journalism did not actively contribute to the outbreak of the Spanish-American War
The treatment suffered by citizen journalists, at the hands of the Spanish, threatened American national rights

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