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Why did rebels in the Philippines fight against the United States after Spain lost the Spanish-American War?

A)The rebels were fighting for their independence because the Unite...

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Why did rebels in the Philippines fight against the United States after Spain lost the Spanish-American War?

A)The rebels were fighting for their independence because the United States did not give it to them.
B)The rebels wanted to become allies with China rather than with the United States.
C)The rebels hoped to take over the large plantations owned by US companies.
D)The rebels were upset because the United States would not allow them to practice their native religions.

Answer

The correct answer is A) The rebels were fighting for their independence because the United States did not give it to them.
The Philippine's were in a constant struggle to gain independence after the Spanish stopped ruling the country.
This led to the Philippine-American War, and even after both wars officially ended, some rebel groups continued to fight American soldiers.
Many civilians died from starvation and disease in comparison to warfare deaths and English became the national language, instead of Spanish.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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