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Ch.28 - Ch.28 The War of the Philippine Insurrection February 4 1899-1901/2 Source AP633 646 Who Emilio Aguinaldo the well-educated Filipino leader

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Ch.28 The War of the Philippine Insurrection— February 4, 1899-1901/2 Source: AP633, 646 Who: Emilio Aguinaldo- the well-educated, Filipino leader Where: Philippines What: After the Spanish-American War, the Filipinos assumed that they would be granted their freedom. However, the Senate refused to pass a resolution granting them independence. Bitterness mounted toward American troops, which finally erupted into an open rebellion on February 4, 1899, under Emilio Aguinaldo. The war with the Filipinos involved savage fighting and many soldiers were killed. Sig.: War with the Filipinos. Also, anti-imperialists redoubled their protests. In their view the United States was now fighting ten thousand miles away to hold a people in bondage whose only crime was the quest for liberty. Racism, economic imperialism, the “white man’s burden,” and ignorance of the situation in the Philippines contributed to the problems associated with the War of the Philippine Insurrection. This was truly America’s forgotten war. The Far East: John Hay and the Open Door--1899 Who: Secretary of State, John Hay What: Hay dispatched to all the great powers a communication known as the Open Door note. He urged them to announce that in their leaseholds or spheres of influence they would respect certain Chinese rights and the ideal of fair competition. Sig.: Hay’s proposal caused much squirming in the leading capitals of the world. Italy alone accepted the Open Door unconditionally (it was the only country who did not have a leasehold in China). Britain, Germany, France and Japan all
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Ch.28 - Ch.28 The War of the Philippine Insurrection February 4 1899-1901/2 Source AP633 646 Who Emilio Aguinaldo the well-educated Filipino leader

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