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Phil-Am War 1899-1902 In the Philippines Who? Filipinos led by Emilio Aguinaldo (National Movement), Spanish government, U.S. service personnel, McKinley Why? The native Filipinos wanted to overthrow the Spanish rule, the U.S. was sympathetic to the cause so decided to help the Filipinos. However after the Spanish left the U.S. told the National movement in 1899 that they decided to stay and “take care” of them. 125,000 U.S. service personnel. 4,500 Americans and 57,000 Filipinos killed. How? This is important because it reflects the change in American attitude towards international politics. With the influx of interactions with immigrants Americans leaned more towards agreeing with imperialism and the idea that it was necessary to “supervise” less advanced races. The Phil-Am War was the U.S.’s first major foray into the global stage as a declaration of a world player. Open Door Notes 1900 China, U.S., World Powers Who? U.S. Secretary of State John Hay, China, World Powers Why? At the time the Chinese government was greatly weakened by European countries, U.S., and Japan.
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course HIST 3316 taught by Professor Bourgeios during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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