6 Filipinos Rebel Against U.S. Rule Emilio Aguinaldo organized an insurrection against U.S. ruleGuerrilla warfareU.S. used concentration camps, mass killingsAguinaldo killed, more died than Spanish-American WarWilliam H. Taft became governor of the PhilippinesCensored press, dissidents in jailBuilt schools, roads and bridgesJones Act-Philippines would gain independence
8 Emilio Aguinaldo (ca. 1869–1964) and Followers, 1900 Aguinaldo had a colorfully checkered career. Exiled from the Philippines by the Spanish in 1897, he was brought back in 1898 to assist the American invasion. A year later he led the Filipino insurrection against the new American rulers. Captured in 1901, he declared his loyalty to the United States. During World War II, he collaborated with the Japanese when they occupied the Philippines…
9 U.S. Pursues Interest in China Spheres of InfluenceBritain, France, Germany, and Russia: privileges to zones of markets and portsJapan later includedSec. of State, John Hay sent notes to diplomats declaring equal trade in China
11 Boxer Rebellion Righteous and Harmonious Fists, nickname: Boxers Secret society, celebrated traditional Chinese customs.Rebellion against the “foreign devils”May 1900, killed foreign missionaries, multinational force called inChinese forced to pay damages=fuel for nationalistsOpen Door Policy
13 Tensions Rise Between America and Japan Russia had troops in Manchuria, Japan attackedRusso-Japanese WarRoosevelt stepped in, peace treaty was signedAnti-Asian PrejudiceSchool in CA banned Asian studentsRoosevelt=“Gentlemen’s Agreement”Great White Fleet
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