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Following the Spanish-American War, tensions between the burgeoning Filipino independence movement, led by Emilio Aguinaldo, and U.S. forces erupted into a war with the Battle of Manila on February 4, 1899.
Cartoonist Clifford Berryman shows the futility of a small, indigenous independence movement fighting against the large boot of Uncle Sam.

Untitled, 02/04/1899
From the Clifford Berryman Political Cartoon Collection


Early American imperialism as editorialized in cartoon.

todaysdocument:

Following the Spanish-American War, tensions between the burgeoning Filipino independence movement, led by Emilio Aguinaldo, and U.S. forces erupted into a war with the Battle of Manila on February 4, 1899.

Cartoonist Clifford Berryman shows the futility of a small, indigenous independence movement fighting against the large boot of Uncle Sam.

Untitled, 02/04/1899

From the Clifford Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Early American imperialism as editorialized in cartoon.