Presentation on theme: "US involvement in global struggles. Philippines Rebel After Sp. Am War, Filipinos demand independence Insurgents attack peacekeepers US in an unwinnable."— Presentation transcript:
US involvement in global struggles
Philippines Rebel After Sp. Am War, Filipinos demand independence Insurgents attack peacekeepers US in an unwinnable struggle 4 years, 20K Filipinos, 4K US, $400M
Results: – U.S. gradually withdraws troops – Declare victory – Filipino independence: 7/4/ thats 48 years later!!!
The China Situation US goal in Pacific: Open China to trade Euros already had stake claims called Spheres of Influence 1899: US proposes Open Door Policy, claiming China should be open to all.
Boxer Rebellion Chinese resented white power over economy. Organize Society of Harmonious Fists to resist. Aug. 1900: US & Intl forces invade Beijing to put down rebellion China now open as new market for US goods