After its defeat in the Spanish-American war in 1898, Spain ceded The Philippines to the USA in the Treaty of Paris. Filipino nationalist led by Emilio Aguinaldo embarked in a war against The USA, as a consequence 20,000 filipino combatants and over 4200 American died. Over 200,000 filipino also died due to famine, violence and disease. In economic terms it improved the economic situation of the USA in the sense that it had acces to raw materials to affordable prices and the USA broadened its influence in the world.
It helped the united states open trade with China, increasing the country's wealth.
The annexation of the Philippines by the United States referred to the control of the region by the U.S which took these islands from Spain as the agreement of the peace settlement of the Spanish-American War. At the moment, the Filipinos were amid a revolt against the rule of Spain, but the U.S reap the fruit by taking possession of it. Another significant impact of this annexation was the exposure to the South China Sea, which would open a beneficial market for the U.S.
It helped the United States open trade with China, increasing the country’s wealth.
As you can see in the description of the political cartoon, Uncle Sam is being welcomed by a Chinese man, on his adventure of taking industrial products to China. This shows how the annexation of the Philippines had a positive effect on the economic status of the United States, because it allowed American industrial products to be well received and frequently requested in that region, which allowed the United States to open trade with China, increasing wealth from the country.
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d: It helped the United States open trade with China, increasing the country’s wealth.