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Political History of America’s Wars is the first reference work to explore the legislative, social, and policy aspects of America’s major wars, rebellions, and insurrections. This volume weaves together important primary source documents, informative biographies, and in-depth essays to provide coverage of the political antecedents, events, and consequences of America’s wars, from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Chapter 28. Philippine Insurrections (1896–1902)
Chapter 28. Philippine insurrections (1896–1902)
At Issue

Historians recognize two Philippine insurrections during this period. The first, a struggle during 1896–1897 for independence from Spain, did not involve the U.S. military directly; nevertheless, the conflict created conditions of great importance to the Spanish-American War (see Chapter 29). The second Philippine Insurrection, during 1898–1902, was a rebellion against the United States provoked by the U.S. ...

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