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Victory and Aftermath. Peace with Spain Treaty of Paris 1898 –No reparations –Spanish cedes (gives) some territory to US for $20 million –Agreements to.

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1 Victory and Aftermath

2 Peace with Spain Treaty of Paris 1898 –No reparations –Spanish cedes (gives) some territory to US for $20 million –Agreements to exchange prisoners of war

3 Puerto Rico Spain had granted autonomy just before war Spain tries to keep in negotiations Ceded to US in Treaty (along with Guam) –Military rule

4 Puerto Rico 1917: Puerto Ricans made US citizens 1948: First elected governor Exists today as Commonwealth

5 Cuba Spain relinquishes all claims on Cuba US military occupation McKinley proposes 20 year trusteeship

6 Cuba “Patriots” become “lazy”, “greedy” and “ungrateful” “Self-government! Why these people are no more fit for self- government than gunpowder is for hell” –Gen. William Shafter

7 Cuba Roosevelt offers independence Platt Amendment, 1901 –Guantánamo Bay –No foreign debt or treaties –Cuba becomes US satellite –Repealed 1934

8 Cuba Series of dictators and coups Batista –Friendly to American Capital 1959: Fidel Castro –Communist regime

9 The Philippines Spain cedes to US for $20 million Aguinaldo declares Filipino Independence US refuses to recognize

10 The Philippines : Philippine-American War –Colonial rule 1935: Commonwealth 1946: Independence


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