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US involvement in global struggles. Philippines Rebel After Sp. Am War, Filipinos demand independence Insurgents attack peacekeepers US in an unwinnable.

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1 US involvement in global struggles

2 Philippines Rebel After Sp. Am War, Filipinos demand independence Insurgents attack peacekeepers US in an unwinnable struggle 4 years, 20K Filipinos, 4K US, $400M

3 Results: – U.S. gradually withdraws troops – Declare victory – Filipino independence: 7/4/ thats 48 years later!!!

4 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.

5 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


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