Of the 17 articles of the treaty of Paris, select 1 article which you think is favorable to the people of the Philippines. Select another 1 article which you think is unfavorable to the people of the Philippines. Explain each of them.
Make your reaction paper in not less than 100 words
The article was beneficial to the Philippines since it ceded the Spanish the Archipelago, Philippine Island while comprehending the remaining island. The people had suffered under the rule of the Spanish and the United States taking offer under an international law was a relief to the Philippines.
The civil rights and political status of the native inhabitants of the territories hereby ceded to the United States shall be determined by the Congress. The Philippines were not favored by the treaty since they would be the subjects of the United States instead of being independent. Despite the fact that they would be govern and their interests considered by the congress, they deserved better.