Global Influences Project


1840s-Korea hopes to open trade relationship with US, but US uninterested

Approx. 1840 - Approx. 1850

Good relationship b/w US and Korea

Approx. 1850

American Navy Commander Richard Meade meets with Chief Manuma to build a harbor in Pago Pago a whaling town in Samoa


the United States receives the Philippines and Guam after the Spanish-American War in the Treaty of Paris for 20 million dollars

December 10, 1898

Emilio Aguinaldo, the first president of the Philippines, renounces the Treaty of Paris

January 10, 1899

the Philippine-American War breaks out after American soldiers shot at Philippino soldiers

February 4, 1899

also known as the Philippine Insurrection of 1899