Philippines and New York

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  • Published : January 9, 2013
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Contents .............................................................................................................................. 2 Chapter 1: Geography ......................................................................................................... 4 Introduction ..................................................................................................................... 4 Area ................................................................................................................................ 4 Climate ............................................................................................................................ 5 Principal Island Groups................................................................................................... 5 Major Cities .................................................................................................................... 9 Bodies of Water ............................................................................................................ 11 Volcanoes ...................................................................................................................... 12 Environmental Issues .................................................................................................... 13 Natural Hazards ............................................................................................................ 15 Geography Assessment ..................................................................................................... 16 Chapter 2 History .............................................................................................................. 17 Introduction ................................................................................................................... 17 The Pre-Spanish Period................................................................................................. 18 The Spanish Period (1521–1898).................................................................................. 21 The American Period (1898–1946) .............................................................................. 24 Post-Independence (1946–Present) ............................................................................... 28 Recent Events................................................................................................................ 34 History Assessment ........................................................................................................... 36 Chapter 3: Economy ......................................................................................................... 37 Introduction ................................................................................................................... 37 Agriculture .................................................................................................................... 38 Industry ......................................................................................................................... 40 Natural Resources ......................................................................................................... 41 Energy ........................................................................................................................... 42 Service Sector ............................................................................................................... 44 Banking ......................................................................................................................... 45 Tourism ......................................................................................................................... 45 Foreign Investment ....................................................................................................... 47 Trade...
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