As an essential condition for the peace management commissioners` appointment agreement, this government demanded that Spain grant the full concession of the following specific demands: the treaty was finally adopted on 6 February 1899 by 57 votes to 27, slightly more than the required two-thirds majority.  Only two Republicans voted against ratification: George Frisbie Hoar of Massachusetts and Eugene Pryor Hale of Maine. Senator Nelson W. Aldrich had opposed the entry into the Spanish-American War, but had supported McKinley after its launch. It played a central role in ratifying the two-thirds majority of the treaty.  The Joint Peace Commission met this afternoon at 3:30 p.m. and took a break until 7:00 p.m. .m at 5:15 p.m. The adjournment should allow the suspension of the contracts to be concluded. This was not concluded until late. When the commissioners met at 7 a.m., they listened to the rest of the contract. This lasted three quarters of an hour and the contract was signed after its conclusion.
After the war, the United States entered a period of strong economic and demographic growth, coupled with rapid technological advances that continued until the 1920s. Hay returned to the public service in 1896 when the new President-elect McKinley appointed him ambassador to Great Britain. He was offered the post of Secretary of State, while the United States negotiated the peace agreement with Spain after winning the Spanish-American War. He accepted the offer and entered service in September 1898. By a protocol signed in Washington on August 12, 1898 . . . . It was agreed that the United States and Spain would not appoint more than five Commissioners for Peace Management and that the Commissioners appointed to meet in Paris by 1 October 1898 and to continue negotiations and the conclusion of a peace treaty whose treaty should be ratified in accordance with the various constitutions of the two countries. Paris, December 10 – The peace treaty was signed tonight at 8:45 p.m. .m. At this time, the exact terms of the contract are not disclosed.
They must finally be deposited in Washington and Madrid before they are published. According to the U.S. National Park Service, “the Spanish-American War and its aftermath delayed the independence of the Philippines until after World War II, but established a relationship that fostered a large Filipino population within U.S. borders.”  Hostilities ended that day in 1898 with the signing of a peace protocol between the United States and Spain in Washington. After two months of often difficult negotiations, the former belligerents signed a formal peace treaty, the Treaty of Paris, on 10 December 1898. The Senate ratified the treaty on February 6, 1899. The American delegation, led by former Secretary of State William R. Day, who had resigned as US Secretary of State as head of the Commission, arrived in Paris on 26 September 1898. The negotiations were conducted in a suite of premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
At the first meeting on 1 October, the Spaniards demanded that, before the start of the talks, the return of the city of Manila, conquered by the Americans a few hours after the signing of the peace protocol in Washington, should come to Spanish authority. The Americans have refused to reconsider the idea and, for the time being, it has not been pursued.  Spain gave in to the demands of the American commissioners only after long protests. To finance the war, Congress passed an excise duty on long-distance telephone services.