Japan, World War II and the case for reparations in the United States
But his argument that the United States ought to pay reparations ... amount of data on Chinese war casualties that Chiang’s ‘Commission on Reparations’ had been accumulating ever since 1938,” Bix wrote. “Nor did it pursue Japan’s forced ...
History 101: The American Empire and the Philippines
At the end of the Spanish-American War, Cuba was guaranteed independence and began organizing a republic. The United States occupied Puerto Rico and the Philippines. The question now was what to do with Spain’s former colonies. President McKinley wrote a ...
The Philippines during World War I
did not happen anywhere close to Washington or Madrid but right here in the Philippines where George Dewey blasted the Spanish fleet out of Manila Bay. Many people are not told that after it lost the war, Spain sold the Philippines to the United States for ...
Naming Our Nameless War
Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com For well over a decade now the United States has been “a nation at war.” Does that war have a name? It did at the outset ... they dragged on in the Philippines, another Spanish colony that the United States had ...
What the PH constitutions say about the national language
The use of the Spanish language in the Philippines declined with the United States' annexation of the Philippines in ... During the Second World War, the Japanese occupied the Philippines and established the Second Philippine Republic.