Change Over Time: Philippine-American War
Even though the Philippines had gained its independence from Spain. It hadn't quite become Independent. The Philippines was traded from Spain to the U.S for $20 million. They were tired of the colonial rule by Spain and didn't want it to happen again, so they resented U.S control. On February 4, 1899 the U.S undertook a campaign to prevent the revolt, because of the insurrection that broke out in the Philippines. The casualties in this war had mounted to over four times that of the Spanish-American war. This lasted until July 4, 1902 when President Theodore Roosevelt declared The Philippines pacified.