Did the United States act as an imperial power in the Philippines?
To complete this assignment write a 3-5 paragraph thesis-driven response to this question that also incorporates the three guiding questions below.
Use at least 5 sources from Week 5.
(Using course sources) Define imperialism in your own words.
Why was the U.S. involved in the Philippines? How did events unfold in the end of the 19th and the early 20th centuries?
Why has “the national centennial” been a source of controversy in the Philippines?
Your answer should be based on the assigned videos and readings.
Support your position with specific references to the course materials and proper citations.