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    Philippines Annexation

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    We propose a total annexation of the Philippines as an American colony in order to protect American economic interests abroad. Firstly, recent economic success in the United States has created an economic surplus that cannot be contained within American borders that must be spread to other nations. Finding new employments for capital has and should be achieved by “great industrial countries [turning] to countries which have not felt the pulse of modern progress.” The Philippines would be a new outlet for American capital and would promote new opportunities for American enterprise. In present standings, cannot afford to remain isolated while all other industrialized nations are establishing colonies all over the world and reaping their benefits.…

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    Philippines Assimilation

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    The ILWU won the fight against a narrow and sectarian racial unionism. However, the HSPA imported 6,00 more Filipinos’ from the Philippines to break the strike., Between 1946-1958 each planation workers went on strike, which lasted between four to ten months. After the strike, Filipinos were under the ILWU and started to increase their alcohol intake (Alegado, 1991). When the ILWU witness the Filipinos becoming an alcoholic, they set up a sophisticated system that organized social and…

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    country and makes it a territory. The Philippine Islands are one example of annexation. In 1898, the United States went to war with Spain. As a result, America took many Spanish colonies into their care, the Philippines being one of them. America gave independence to some countries, while annexing others. The Philippines were annexed and great anger arose among the Filipino people and some Americans. It is widely debated whether or not the Philippine Islands should have been annexed. There are…

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    DBQ Philippines Dbq

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    after the war, the United States had several colonies fallen into their care. One of those colonies were the Philippine Islands. There was also Cuba but the United States wouldn’t keep Cuba. When it came to the Philippines though, the Americans didn’t know exactly what to do with them. The United States annexed the Philippines on February 7th, 1899. The Philippines didn’t want that though. It was wrong that the United States had annexed the Philippines because, first of all, the Filipinos were…

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    the Spanish to have independence for many years which they wouldn’t receive it. They believed that the Americans might free them from the Spanish. Since America won the war they had three choices they had to make which was to give the Philippines independence, give the islands back to Spain, or annex the Philippines. They decided to Annex the Philippines but it was not popular with some of the people and they were very unhappy about this decision. I believe the United States should have annexed…

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    Analysis of the Republic of the Philippines In the South West Pacific, lie a small group of islands known as the Philippines. It is a country that has been molded by the influence of many other cultures, leaving it with a rich diversity of values and beliefs spreading throughout all the islands. The location and terrain of this country have also greatly affected how the society has evolved. In order to have a better understanding of this country’s culture, all aspects must be examined in order…

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    333 years Spain controlled the Philippines as of her colonial Empire. The Pilipino people made multiple attempts to free themselves. They failed. In January 1889 the USS Maine was ordered to Cuba to protect US interests. On February 16th 1889, shortly after her arrival, the USS Maine exploded in Havana Harbor killing over 250 men. The US was quick to blame Spain for the explosion. US citizens were whipped into an Anti-Spanish hysteria. Despite President McKinley’s desire to avoid war, the yellow…

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    Philippine lifestyle and Philippine most beautiful island One of the most beautiful places in the Philippines and in the world is El Nido, Palawan. El Nido is made up of about 45 small tropical islands about 1 hour and 35 minutes flight time from Manilla. The quickest route to El Nido is to fly direct from Manilla into El Nido airport. El Nido is on of the most beautiful, natural and magical places in the world. It is surrounded by beautiful white sandy beaches with clear warm tropical waters.…

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    The importance of the Philippines to the Japanese was evident in the fact the archipelago was the largest concentration of forces ground forces other than that found in China. Defeat of Japanese forces at the Philippines would set the ground work for further assault on China and Japanese home island. To secure the Philippines the United States would commit the X Corps, which was comprised of the 1st Calvary and the 24th Divisions; The XXIV Corps made of the 7th and 96th Divisions and finally a…

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    annex Spanish colonies, such as Cuba and the Philippines. America decided that they would not annex Cuba, however the fate of the Philippines was still at stake. After a long contemplation, the US Senate decided to ratify a treaty stating that they would indeed annex the Philippines. Although controversial, the decision to annex the Philippines was wise because the Philippines was incapable of self-government, European rivals would claim the Philippines if the US had not, and America would…

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