Colonize the philippines failed to grasp the fact

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colonize the Philippines failed to grasp the fact that Christianity had existed there since the 1500s, courtesy of the Spanish. [10] Although not a formal American colony, the U.S. also sought to reconfigure Cuba’s government following its independence, ensuring that its economic and foreign policies reflected American interests. Congress passed the Platt Amendment in 1901, insisting that the Cubans implement a constitution that restricted any treaties with third party nations, allowed American intervention whenever it was deemed necessary, prohibited the Cuban government from going into debt, and provided the U.S. with access to Cuban territory for military bases and coaling stations. After some protests and calls for armed resistance, Cuban leaders adopted the recommended constitution and accepted the island’s new status as an American protectorate —not a formal colony, but not free of foreign influence either. Shortly thereafter, the Navy began building a facility at Guantanamo Bay. Per the United States’ “civilizing mission” in Cuba, the Americans began construction on modern hospitals and schools, and U.S. army doctors led by Dr. Walter Reed worked to eradicate the scourge of yellow fever. America’s military occupation of Puerto Rico under General Nelson A. Miles proved much smoother than that of the Philippines. Many Puerto Ricans hoped the U.S. would consider bringing their new colony into the Union as a state, but American leaders’ interest in Puerto Rico was mostly due to strategic considerations, including the potential for a canal in nearby Panama, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The people of
Puerto Rico received relatively few political rights under the U.S. civil government that replaced the military in 1900.
Question 19.30 4 Level Assigned as Review 19.30 What explains why the United States took a greater interest in colonizing the Philippines than Spain’s former colonies in the Caribbean? Responses Reply Showing All Responses ordered by Newest Responses 1 Level Assigned as Review 19.31 In which “theater” of the Spanish-American War were the following figures primarily involved? Premise Response Drag and drop to match 1 Theodore Roosevelt A Caribbean
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Show Submitted Answer Show Correct Answer Check My Answer 1 Level Assigned as Review 19.32 Sort the following events of the Spanish-American War in chronological order. Drag and drop to order 1 A Mysterious explosion of USS Maine 2 B Passage of the Platt Amendment 3 C Battle of San Juan Hill 4 D
Passage of Teller Amendment
Show Submitted Answer Show Correct Answer Check My Answer Ongoing Interests in Asia U.S. policy regarding Asia took on a decidedly assertive tone following the annexation of the Philippines. Secretary of State John Hay stepped up his commitment to keeping China free of foreign colonization with a series of 1899 communiques to European and

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