Asked in History of the United States, Spanish-American War, Philippines, History of the Philippines
American governor of Philippines during the Spanish American War?
William Howard Taft was the first US Civil Governor of the Philippines, but he got that appointment AFTER the Spanish-American War. There was no American governor f the Philippines during the Spanish-American War because until the war was over the Philippines were a Spanish possession and had a Spanish governor. ...
Why was Philippines involved in the Spanish American War?
Because the Philippines were a Spanish Colony.
Why did the US fight in the Philippines right after the Spanish-American war?
The Philippines had been a Spanish colony, and following the Spanish-American war, the US considered the Philippines to be the spoils of war, and sought to take possession of it. The population of the Philippines had other ideas, however. ...
What Colony was involved with the Spanish American War?
Puerto Rico was a Spanish American War battlefield. Cuba was a Spanish American War battlefield. Guam was a bloodless Spanish American War battlefield. The Philippines was a Spanish American War battlefield that became a long and bloody Philippine American War battlefield. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Philippines
Why was the war in the Philippines less popular with the American people than the spanish-American war had been?
The Spanish-American war was won easily and was inexpensive.
What role did the Philippines play in the Spanish American War?
They were a Spanish Colony in revolt.
What effect did the end of the Spanish-American War have on the Philippines?
It created the Philippine American War.
Asked in Languages and Cultures
What spanish speaking countries have had wars with the US?
Mexico: Mexican-American War in 1846-1848 Spain: Spanish-American War in 1898 Philippines: Philippine-American War in 1899-1902* Spanish is now a minority language in the Philippines but used to be official. ...
What places did the US acquire as the results of the Spanish American war?
At the conclusion of the Spanish-American War, Spain ceded territories it controlled to the US. This included the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam. ...
What was a result of the Spanish American War in the Philippines?
It became a US Territory and the Philippine American War began.
What was the Philippines American war about?
The war was the Spanish-American war.....the US has never fought a war against the Philippines, just to liberate them, the a fore mentioned war (from Spain) and WW II from the Japanese. ...