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but a democratically-elected Filipino council was established in 1902, and eventually the US Government promised an eventual independence for the country Platt Amendment The Platt Amendment was passed by Congress in 1901 after the United States pulled out its armed forces from Cuba after winning the Spanish-American War. The Platt Amendment dictated that the Cubans were to write their own Constitution in correspondence to the Amendment, creating a one-sided economic and social relationship between the two countries. Spheres of Influence A sphere of influence is an arrangement where one country can affect developments in another country, even though there is a lack of formal authority. America installed spheres of influence in Panamá and Cuba, for example. Boxer Rebellion The Boxer Rebellion, named for the Kung-Fu-practicing Chinese soldiers who fought in the war, was a conflict between the most influential Western powers and the Qing Dynasty and the Boxers from 1899 to 1901. The 8-Nation Alliance, consisting of the British Empire, Russia, France, Japan, Germany, the United States, Italy, and Austria-Hungary alongside the Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain lay siege to the Qing Dynasty government after an anti- imperialist, anti-colonialist, and anti-Christian uprising took place. The Chinese were beaten and subjected to cruelties by the occupying Western forces. Big Stick Policy
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“Speak softly and carry a big stick” was President Theodore Roosevelt’s policy on politics and government. In short, Roosevelt’s ideology involved peaceful negotiation brokered from a position of strength.
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