• Victors & Vanquished
    Agriculture, crafts, mathematics, astronomy and other technologies. As for the Spaniards they came from a well-established monarchial governed society that was on a mission during the late 1400’s to conquer and colonize new lands through war and implementation of their Christian faith and beliefs. ...
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  • Spaniards Colonization
    I. Brief Discussion of Spaniards Colonization In the 16th century, Ferdinand Magellan, captain of the first expedition to circumnavigate the world, came to the Philippines. Magellan landed in an island recently called Limasawa and he introduced Christianity to the native people in the island. Many years...
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  • Pre-Colonial Literature: Observations
    Jane D. Germia 29 January 2013 Even before the Spaniards came to colonize our country, the natives in our land already had a civilization of their own. This is in contrast to what some early Spanish colonizers claim that the Philippines, before they came here, did not have a culture of its own...
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  • The Conquistadors
    civilizations. All of them left death and destruction in the wake of their desire to gain wealth, power and territory for themselves and Spain. The Conquers brought with them death and disease, infecting native people with fever, small pox and plague; killing them and forever decimating civilizations that...
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  • The Spanish and English Empires
    Spanish and English Empires During much of the 1500’s European nations began efforts to colonize the Americas (or the New World). Their goal, as stated in The Enduring Vision, was not only to seek wealth and power but they also wanted to make it their mission to introduce Christianity and “civilization”...
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  • Colonial Influences of the Spaniards in the Philippines
    Polytechnic University of the Philippines Santa Rosa Campus A Term Paper Entitled COLONIAL INFLUENCES OF THE SPANIARDS IN THE PHILIPPINES Presented by: Maybelyn U. Catindig, BSEM 3-1 Presented to: Prof. N. Silva I. Introduction Spain is known for its history of exploring...
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  • Encounter with the West
    routes to the East, causing the monarchs and navigators of Europe to find new routes across the seas. • The Portuguese were a few years ahead of the Spaniards in the discovery of new trade routes. 11. EARLY VOYAGE TO ASIA • Inspired by Prince Henry, the Navigator, Portuguese navigators sailed down the...
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  • American Period
    The Filipinos learned how to read, speak and write English in a short matter of time. The free exchange of goods between the United Stated and the Philippines ended when the U.S. Congress approved the Tydings-Mcduffie Law. Through the Homestead Act, the right to own any civil land up to 24 hectares was...
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  • Colonialism and Neo-Colonialism
    Colonialism and Neo-colonialism Approximately, five hundred years have passed in the Philippine archipelago. A lot of things happened within this period of time. Having been under the governing powers of foreign countries, the transition of norms, cultures, and traditions was widely spread....
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  • Term
    help lift our nation, not only our nation but also ourselves from poverty. But when did education in the Philippines started? How did it come to our country? Who brought education in the Philippines? These are questions we often asked when we talk about education.. Our forefathers, the illustrados,...
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  • Ewan
    What if there were no patriots, what would be the Philippines Today? What if the Spaniards didn’t conquer us, who are we today? What would be our belief & culture? These are just some of the questions that keep on playing in my mind everytime I think of our history. It has been my second...
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  • Philippine Literature
    “Reaction Paper About Language Policy and Local Literature in the Philippines” Multilingualism became one of the key factors why unity cannot be thoroughly assessed in a specific country. It became the basis here in our country that having many languages implies a rich culture, diverse culture but...
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  • Jets
    Philippine culture For me our culture is the one thing that separates us from the rest of the world our colorful and lively creatures that makes us distinct Filipino, This includes tradition, arts, believes, food and other stuff. The Filipino does not come out in the world just they are now today....
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  • Lala
    | |The Filipino culture in the past was valued and developed even before the colonizers. The rich culture of Philippine forefathers is | |evident in their social classes, home, manner of dressing, body accessories, education, music and dance, science, arts and literature...
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  • Essay
    considering the fact that the writer, a Spanish friar, took the side of the natives that the Spaniards had discovered. Bartolome De Las Casas seemed to be the only one during this time that voiced the cruelty that the Spaniards were inflicting on a whole nation of good and kind people. According to De Las Casas...
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  • Rizal a Great Man
    transcendent mental superiority to battle with the Spaniards that wants to conquer our territory. When he was deported to Dapitan, he established a school, a hospital and a water supply system. Those four years of his exile coincided with the development of the Philippine Revolution from inception and to its final...
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  • Spain and the Europeans
    Some animals were chickens, goats, cows, horses, sheep and pigs. The Spaniards used horses as transportation in the New World. They practiced surplus farming while the Amerindians were accustomed to subsistence farming. The Spaniards erected large stone buildings such as government offices and churches...
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  • spanish
    Colonization The Philippines was colonized during the fifteenth century (1565-1898 to be specific) by a Spanish crew led by an explorer going by the name of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi. Although he was not the first European to land in the islands, the first westerner to ever arrive in the Philippines would be Ferdinand...
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  • Expeditions After Magellan
    to reach Moluccas but was harassed by misfortunes so he died unhappy. It’s only historical significance was giving the name “Islas Filipinas” or Philippine Islands to our country. 5. LEGASPI- headed by Miguel Lopez de Legaspi was dispatched by King Philip II, 20 years after the Villalobos Expedition...
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  • History of Us
    The discovery and the conquest of the American civilizations gained widespread interest and became a priority of European explorers. With a Spaniard by the name of Christopher Columbus and his arrival to the Americas, this sparked an all out race for dominance within this region. Portugal and Spain...
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