What was the Philippine-American War (1899-1902)?

Introduction The Philippine-American War, also referred to as the Filipino-American War, the Philippine War, the Philippine Insurrection or the Tagalog Insurgency (Filipino: Digmaang Pilipino-Amerikano; Spanish: Guerra filipino-estadounidense), was an armed conflict between the First Philippine Republic and the United States that lasted from 04 February 1899 to 02 July 1902. While Filipino nationalists viewed the… Read More

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What was the Spanish-American War (1898)?

Introduction The Spanish–American War (Spanish: Guerra hispano-estadounidense or Guerra hispano-americana; Filipino: Digmaang Espanyol-Amerikano) was an armed conflict between Spain and the United States in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of USS Maine in Havana Harbour in Cuba, leading to US intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. The war led… Read More