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    Annexed The Philippines

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    Should The U.S. Have Annexed The Philippines? When the Spanish-American war came to an end and Spain gave up their power in the Philippines and Cuba, the US showed they had no interest in annexing Cuba but were debating on whether or not they should annex the Philippines. The possibility of annexation pleased some but it also made other unhappy, like Emilio Aguinaldo who wanted the Philippines to be free from colonization. In his fight for the island’s freedom, Aguinaldo started a rebellion against

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    Annexed Philippines Dbq

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    In 1899, the United States annexed the Philippines after a short but bloody war with Spain. These rich, plentiful islands full of resources were in great demand. The U.S. saw the Philippines; fighting against Spain so like them when they were rebelling, and decided to step in and aid ‘the spirit of 1776’ (Doc. A). However, the question still remains: should the United States have annexed the Philippines? The answer is an emphatic no. It was a waste of money and resources, they were as cruel and inflexible

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    it came to the Philippines: hand the Philippines back to Spain, give the Philippines independence, or the US could annex the Philippines. The act of annexation was imperialistic, and imperialism was the practice of building an empire by founding colonies or conquering other nations. In the end the US decided to annex the Philippines, welcoming them to be a part of the US territory. Should the United States have annexed the Philippines? The US should not have annexed the Philippines because it would

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    Deciding the Annexation of the Philippines Assessment: On Google Docs you need to write a three paragraph essay arguing whether or not the United States should or should not annex the Philippines. You need to use 2 pieces of evidence from the documents per paragraph. Americans might have thought that all war and chaos would have ended and stayed in the year of 1898, when we (America) won over the Spanish, in the Spanish-American war. Although, we were partially right with allowing us to have

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    Rice Cultivation in the Philippines Emilyn C. Bao BSED-SS1, CE20 Prof. Sircio C. Chan, Capitol University 8 March, 2017 The purpose of this research is to know about the cultivation of rice in the Philippines from 1565 to 1898. The rice had many purpose in the last decades. In the Philippines, about 3200 B.C. they began the practice of rice cultivating. The ancient civilization had their ways of making rice delicacies, and also our ancestor’s fun of drinking wines made of rice. In December, after

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    The Philippines has always had a rich musical history. It takes its roots from the indigenous tribes of the Philippines, who used it as a way to pass on epics and stories about gods and heroes, a way to celebrate good harvests, festivals, weddings and births, a way to mourn the dead, to court women, and a way to praise the gods. This music was then enriched by the Philippines’ western colonizers. The Spaniards imparted the zarzuela (called sarswela in the Philippines) and the rondalla, adding more

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    across the seas, in order to assert their dominance as a global superpower among the powerful nations of the time. The poor relations between Cubans and their Spanish rulers eventually led to the Treaty of Paris, which is when Spain surrendered the Philippines to the United States. It was at this point that another major divide between the American people was created. Many Americans believed that attempting to gain power over as many territories as possible was a bad idea and one that went against what

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    Should the U.S. have Annexed the Philippine Islands? The U.S. desire to expand and become an imperial power in the world, took effect. The U.S. had maintained its three beliefs. In time these beliefs fueled the desire, and the first would be acting as an individual by relying upon yourself for economic and military support. The next belief is nationalism, in which had Americans feeling optimistic and nationally powerful, and led to the fact that you as a country or not alone and play a threat to

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    As you can see the Philippines education is not that good and to improve our education system is through k-12. There are many pro arguments for k-12 program first is enhancing the quality education. This is very much needed here in our country, as stated before we have a poor

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    It was then that America intervened in Cuba’s war for independence from Spain, eventually seizing the Spanish territories of the Philippines and Guam. As a result, they soon found themselves involved in the mist of the Philippine Revolution. Subsequently, working for and being under Spanish control, Aguinaldo joined a movement launching an uprising for the Philippines fight for independence. This caused him to be exiled in 1897, but he returned after American persuasions. Upon his return, he declared

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    Spanish American War. For example, when Puerto Rico and the Philippines became American Colonies. The Filipinos rebelled against the ruling of their Island, but to no avail, they were beaten by America in a “Bloody, ruthless guerrilla war.” The league's document is formerly referred to as a Platform was founded in 1899 not long after the Spanish and American war. The league produced this document to “campaign against the annexation of the Philippines.”. While this attempt was unsuccessful they tried to

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    the Western Hemisphere and put America in the new role as a global power. With the United States victory this produced a peace treaty which compelled the Spanish to relinquish any claims on Cuba. It also gave power over Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines to the United States (United States, United States Department of State, n.d.). During the conflict the independent state of Hawaii was annexed by the United States. The war gave the United States predominance within the Caribbean region and allowed

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    bloodshed both on the side of the U.S and Spain. The U.S thus won the war leading to the Spanish leaving Cuba. The war also set a stage for other policies in the U.S and reflected the development that had been experienced in the 19th Century. The Philippines also gained its independence and Hawaii joined the Union because of the

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    backgrounds. Loren King is eighteen, from Princeton, West Virginia, and is currently attending WVU. Her father is half Filipino. Her mother was born and raised in the Philippines. Even though Loren grew up in Princeton, West Virginia, she still follows most of her cultural traditions and beliefs. There are two major languages in the Philippines, English and Filipino. Americans express themselves with more words. Filipinos usually are

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    Hoganson's Annexation

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    have two different prospective on the annexation of the Philippines. Painter’s approach of explaining the annexation was more of an economic view rather then Hoganson’s, which was a more sexiest view. An example of Painter’s view is when he said,” the culprit, it seemed, was agricultural and industrial overproduction” (Painter). He is saying the America simply produced too much, and they did not care. Business thought taking over The Philippines would help American gain access to trading with China

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    Theme Of Monstress

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    who they wanted to become and were quite shocked at where they ended up by the end of “Monstress”. A major theme that continuously reintroduces itself in the book of short stories Monstress mostly pertains to a person or family’s shift from the Philippines to America, California in specific, and how they adjust and adapt to their new environment and cultures. In the first short story “Monstress” Reva and Checkers are aspiring to be bigger and more successful in the movie industry. In Manila, there

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    anti-imperialist power. So when the Eastern conference had its session their discussion was on President McKinley being criticized and held responsible for criminal aggression of the country. Democratic platform, the establishment of self‐government in the Philippines, and his own election as the next president of the United States. His platform, Bryan insisted, was the only means of

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    At the turn of the 19th century, America presented the policy of imperialism and there was a ton of debate over the subject. Some say that imperialism would benefit America by increasing trade and help make this country more powerful. Others say that imperialism would be horrible for America because we are taking over countries without their permission and restricting their choice. The United States should adopt the policy of imperialism because it would help grow our country, increase trade, and

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    For six years I have known my friend “Annie Valentin” from a community college, the second generation of Filipino Americans. Although I never knew much about her family immigration background and experiences. Her parents born in Manila, Philippines, Mr. Valentin was born in the 1940s and Mrs. Valentin was born in the 1950s. They immigrated to the United States in the 1970s for jobs offered. Like countless first generations of Filipino American from the post-1965 wave, they have achieved a high educational

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    English for Academic and Professional Purposes Kayla Denyse B. Go August 5, 2015 G11 – Olive, ABM Ms. Pagnamitan The State of the Nation Address is held annually by the President of the Philippines. Also known as SONA, the State of the Nation Address serves as a way to inform the nation about its present economic, political, and social condition. It is also a means for the President to say his accomplishments for the particular year and his plans for the near future that is

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