Chapter 21-pgs 716-720 - A.P.US Mods6/7/8...

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A.P. US Artem Kholodenko Mods 6/7/8 0109 Notes for pgs. 716 – 720 Deepening Imperialist   Ventures: the Philippines,   China, and Panama The Platt Amendment Guerrilla War in the   Philippines Philippine Act of 1902 Critics of Empire - Imperialism was just starting with Cuba, then going to Philippines  and China, along with Panama and the American canal across  the Isthmus of Panama - The Panama Canal was cleared by Ted Roosevelt - Gen. Leonard Wood guarded Cuba for 4 years after the war  (1898 – 1902) - The amendment authorized US withdrawal from Cuba only after  Cuba signed a treaty saying it wouldn’t sign treaties with other  nations, which would limit its independence and not borrow  beyond its means - US had rights to intervene in Cuba when saw fit - The plan was accepted in 1901 and enforced it until 1934 - Between 1898 and 1920 US investments in Cuba went from $50  mil – ½ billion - the Philippines were just the place that offered that with it’s  closeness to China - McKinley believed that it would be dishonorable to give the  islands back to Spain and dangerous to let them self-govern - He insisted that the Treaty of Paris include acquisition of 
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course OXFORD 69 taught by Professor Dicklebery during the Spring '12 term at American InterContinental University Dunwoody.

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Chapter 21-pgs 716-720 - A.P.US Mods6/7/8...

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