The U.S. in the Philippines.

Examines the U.S involvement In the Philippines during Mckinley’s Presidency.

An 8-page paper on the U.S. involvement in the Philippines during William McKinley’s term of office. A brief history of the Philippine-American War will be introduced, followed by a detailed sketch of the U.S. decision to annex the islands, racial attitudes towards the islands and attempts to set up a government on the islands. Other items of discussion will include why the U.S. was interested in the islands, what happened during the counter insurgency on the islands and the outcome, and what the U.S. finally did to give the Philippines their independence. The overall effect the Philippines had on the United States as a nation, will be explored.