The Treaty of Paris left the US in control of the Philippines rather than the Spanish who were previously in power.
Fighting broke out between Filipinos and American soldiers as the United States voted to keep the Philippines as a colony rather than let them declare independence.
The Philippines held their first elections for a national assembly. The main topic discussed was the timing of Independence for the Philippines.
The Jones act is passed which promises that Philippines will have independence as soon as a stable government is formed.
The first Filipino constitution was drafted ad later approved by President Roosevelt.
Japanese begin occupation of the Philippines during World War 2
The US begins to reclaim the Philippines from the Japanese
The US granted the Phillipines independece on July 4, 1946 through the Treaty of Manila.