AMERICAN IMPERIALISM(1890 1919)
THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR[SOURCES]
(A) ** the Philippine Islands
(B) the Hawaiian Islands
(C) Alaska and the Aleutian Islands
(D) the Santa Barbara Channel Islands
Concept note-1: -Representatives of Spain and the United States signed a peace treaty in Paris on December 10, 1898, which established the independence of Cuba, ceded Puerto Rico and Guam to the United States, and allowed the victorious power to purchase the Philippines Islands from Spain for $20 million.
Concept note-2: -The Treaty of Paris (1898) officially ended the period of Spanish colonization in the Philippines and granted possession of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines to the United States. It also required that the United States pay $20 million USD in recompense to the Spanish government.
Concept note-3: -Spain cedes to the United States the archipelago known as the Philippine Islands, and comprehending the islands lying within the following line: The United States will pay to Spain the sum of twenty million dollars ($20, 000, 000) within three months after the exchange of the ratifications of the present treaty.