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  1. Nov 03, 2017 · In December 1898, Spain sold the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Cuba to the United States. Spain sold its colonial territories to the US for a bargain price of $20 million (about $500 million in 2017). The US and Spain signed the Treaty of Paris and the islands were sold in the stroke of a pen.

  2. After its defeat in the Spanish-American War of 1898, Spain ceded its longstanding colony of the Philippines to the United States in the Treaty of Paris. On February 4, 1899, just two days before the U.S. Senate ratified the treaty, fighting broke out between American forces and Filipino nationalists led by Emilio Aguinaldo who sought ...

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  4. Feb 09, 2010 · Two days later, the U.S. Senate voted by one vote to ratify the Treaty of Paris with Spain. The Philippines were now a U.S. territory, acquired in exchange for $20 million in compensation to the ...

  5. Therefore, Aguinaldo fought against Spain and the US, that's why the country of the Philippines became independent. • The reaction of the Filipinos to the Treaty of Paris as they are being betrayed by the Spanish and Americans because they signed the treaty or agreement without the consent of a Filipino representative.

  6. The Treaty of Paris was signed on December 10, 1898. Among its conditions was the cession of the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico to the United States (Cuba was granted its independence); in return, the United States would pay Spain the sum of US$20 million.

  7. Dec 06, 2008 · treaty of paris (1898) - updated "In order to read the destiny of a people, it is necessary to open the book of its past" - Dr. Jose P. Rizal "If it is commercialism to want the possession of a strategic point [Philippines] giving the American people an opportunity to maintain a foothold in the markets of that great Eastern country [China], for ...

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