The Philippine Revolution was a bloody one. Countless lives lost. The power struggle between Bonifacio and Aguinaldo never happened. United, the Katipuneros formed the Magdalo Republic, and, with aid from the United States, formed the Protectorate of the Philippines. The sultanates of Mindanao were quick to join, with promises of religious freedom. The Protectorate, now fully independent, had a booming industry, from natural resources and trade routes with the Japanese empire, the US, Great Britain, and its Southeast Asian neighbours. Everything was peaceful.
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In the 1914s, archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by a Yugoslav terrorist.