• Guanina
    GUANINA Guanina was a Taino Indian princess in love with Don Cristobal de Sotomayor, a Spanish officer who had come to Boriquen to conquer and colonize. Her brother, Guaybana, was the principal chief of the Tainos who hated the Spaniards because of the way they had mistreated and betrayed the...
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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...
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  • The Conquistadors
    convert as many as they could to Christianity, but what was more important than Christianity; was the Spaniards lust for money, power and land domination. Not only did the Conquistadors bring with them their might and will to conquer, they brought with them their European diseases which gave them a...
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  • Colonialism and Neo-Colonialism
    colonize the country, Philippine improvement also started. A more systematic form of government was set up. Encomienda, a grant from the Spanish crown to a meritorious Spaniard to exercise control over a specific place, was introduced. Filipinos were united to Christianity. Infrastructures...
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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...
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  • Philippine Literature
    moved that if they will not do church work, they will not go to heaven, they became a “panatiko” without realizing that religion; Roman Catholicism; became the way for the Spaniards totally colonize the culture and imply the Spanish culture....
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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...
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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...
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  • Encounter with the West
    their houses • Goiti and his men captured Maynilad on May 24 and seized some cannons that Panday Pira. • In the middle of April 1571, Legazpi decided to colonize the Maynilad and left Panay to reach Manila Bay with a strong expedition consisting of 27 vessels, 280 Spaniards, and 600 Visayan allies...
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  • Jets
    . The Philippines is not a pure cultured country and neither the Filipinos blood that run in our veins pure for just like intermarriage of different cultures into the fabric of the Philippines culture so also the Filipino is a product of the marriage of two different races who conquer the...
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  • Essay
    A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies was an extremely radical and influential writing, 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...
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  • American Period
    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 given to any...
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  • Rizal a Great Man
    Rizal was a genius person; he had created a movement called La Liga Filipina. This movement helped to advocate moderate social reforms through legal means, but was disbanded by the governor. Rizal used his transcendent mental superiority to battle with the Spaniards that wants to conquer our...
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  • Lala
    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,| |even their way to courtship and marriage...
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  • History of Us
    Sommy Onaga AP U.S. History 2) In what ways did the English colonies develop differently from the Spanish and the French colonies? The discovery and the conquest of the American civilizations gained widespread interest and became a priority of European explorers. With a Spaniard...
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  • Term
    government and private schools and universities run by priests and others. The coming of Spaniards and Americans in our country became the key of education in the Philippines. Even though there purpose is to rule and colonize our country, we Filipinos should be thankful to them. They were the ones who...
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  • Pre-Colonial Literature: Observations
    Rhea 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...
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  • spanish
    Filipinas” (Filipinas was later adopted by the whole archipelago) after their presiding king, Philip II. In 1570, Martin de Goiti—Legazpi’s soldier, was sent to Luzon in order to conquer the Kingdom of Maynila. Thereafter, Legazpi made it the capital of the Philippines and simplified the name to “Manila...
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  • Expeditions After Magellan
    will serve as their chief navigator & spiritual adviser. FOUR VESSELS of the Expedition: 1. San Juan ;2. San Pedro; 3. San Pablo; 4. San Lucas King Philip directed Legaspi to colonize the Philippines even if he knew that it belonged to PORTUGAL as...
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  • Amigo
    3 years from 1942 to 1945 but what we have not gained knowledge with is the gap between these years. The small gap was occupied by the American colonizers who bought Philippines form the Spaniards with a price of 20 million dollars which then resulted to the Philippine-American War on June 2...
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