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the events i went throuth
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The conflict arose when the First Philippine Republic objected to the terms of the Treaty of Paris under which the United States took possession of the Philippines from Spain, ending the Spanish–American War. Fighting erupted between forces of the United States and those of the Philippine Republic on February 4, 1899, in what became known as the Second Battle of Manila.
The Marshall Plan, implemented in 1948 in which the United States pumped billions of dollars into war-ravaged western Europe to prevent it from falling to the influence of the Communist Soviet Union.
On October 19, 1960 the U.S. placed an embargo (see above) on exports to Cuba except for food and medicine after the Cuban government nationalized (took over) American-owned Cuban oil refineries without compensation.
Educational initiatives, such as President Obama’s 100K Strong, whose initial goal of seeing 100,000 Americans studying in China by 2014 was surpassed.
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