Trigger-something that causes another event to happen
Protectorate-a country under the control of a different country
Territory-area completely controlled by a country
Eventual-at some later time
Armistice-an agreement to end fighting
In February 1899, Emilio Aguinaldo's forces began a fight for independence
The U.S. role in the Philippines caused fierce debate.
The United States and Spain signed the Treaty of Paris on December 10, 1898.
Theodore Roosevelt was serving in a post with the navy
Events in Cuba triggered the Spanish-American War.