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THE UNITED STATES AND EAST ASIA 5.3. FILIPINOS REBEL AGAINST U.S. RULE Emilio Aguinaldo organized an insurrection against U.S. rule.

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1 THE UNITED STATES AND EAST ASIA 5.3

2 FILIPINOS REBEL AGAINST U.S. RULE Emilio Aguinaldo organized an insurrection against U.S. rule.

3 FILIPINOS REBEL Filipinos relied on guerrilla warfare against America. -surprise raids & hit and run tactics

4 FILIPINOS REBEL Aguinaldo is captured in The U.S. defeated the rebels.

5 REFORMS LEAD TO PROMISE OF SELF-RULE 1901 William Howard Taft became governor of the Philippines.

6 TAFT To maintain order: Censored the press Placed dissidents in jail.

7 JONES ACT Pledged the Philippines would eventually win their independence. Would liberate them. Became independent after WWII.

8 THE U.S. PURSUES INTERESTS IN CHINA European powers had carved out “spheres on influence” in China.

9 SPHERES OF INFLUENCE A weaker country in a sphere of influence when it grants the larger country trade privileges and other benefits.

10 JOHN HAY U.S. Secretary of State U.S. expected “perfect equality of treatment for commerce” in China.

11 BOXER REBELLION Members of a Chinese secret society against foreigners and Christians in China.

12 HAY Reasserted America’s Open Door Policy. Did not want colonies, just free trade.

13 ROOSEVELT Roosevelt wins the Nobel Peace Prize for helping Russia and Japan sign the Russo Japanese War peace treaty.

14 ANTI-ASIAN PREJUDICE West Coast of the United States. San Fran School Board banned Chinese, Japanese, & Korean children from attending school with white children.

15 JAPAN UPSET ABOUT TREATMENT Roosevelt negotiated a “Gentlemen’s Agreement” U.S. to end it’s segregation policy if Japan limited emigration to the U.S.

16 GREAT WHITE FLEET Concerned about Japan’s expansion in Asia… Roosevelt had a new force of white battleships built. Sent them on a cruise around the world.


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