Whitbey Name: ____________________________________ Hour: ______________ US History A Reading for Content Notes 10.3 Acquiring New Lands Ruling Puerto Rico How did the US govern Puerto Rico until Congress developed a definite plan? Foraker Act Why didn’t the US want to give Puerto Rico independence? What kind of government did the Foraker Act establish in Puerto Rico? Cuba and the United States What was the Teller Amendment? What did the American military do in Cuba following the Spanish American War? What were the provisions of the Platt Amendment to the Cuban constitution? Platt Amendment Protectorate Whitbey Name: ____________________________________ Hour: ______________ Why did the United States want to maintain its influence in Cuba? Filipinos Rebel How did Americans treat people in the Philippines during the Philippine-American War? Emilio Aguinaldo What kind of government did the US establish in the Philippines after the war? Foreign Influence in China Why was China known as the “sick man of Asia”? John Hay What were spheres of influence and how did they tie into Hay’s Open Door Notes? Open Door Notes Why did the Boxers rebel? Boxer Rebellion What three American beliefs were reflected by the Open Door policy? Whitbey Name: ____________________________________ Hour: ______________ The Impact of U.S. Territorial Gains After you read this final section, do you think that Americans were generally in favor or against imperialism? Explain your reasoning.