"Summary Of American Regime In The Philippines" Essays and Research Papers

Summary Of American Regime In The Philippines

AMERICAN REGIME One can say that the major contribution brought to the Philippine literature under the American Regime (1898-1941) is the production of the Philippine Literature in English, which is divided into three different time frames : The Period of Re-Orientation (1898-1910); Imitation (1910-1925); and Self-Discovery (1925). The Philippine Literature in English saw it’s dawn with the introduction of free public instruction and the use of English as a Lingua Franca in all levels of education...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Manila, Metro Manila 605  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

American Regime

English. They were the pioneers in short story writing.  They were then groping their way into imitating American and British models which resulted in a stilted, artificial and unnatural style, lacking vitality and spontaneity. Their models included Longfellow and Hawthorne, Emerson and Thoreau, Wordsworth and Tennyson, Thackeray and Macaulay, Longfellow, Allan Poe, Irving and other American writers of the Romantic School. Writers of this folio included Fernando Maramag (the best editorial writer...

Filipino writers, Literature, Lope K. Santos 1760  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Philippines Mining Fiscal Regime: H2 2014

Market Research Report Philippines’ Mining Fiscal Regime: H2 2014 ©reportscue Synopsis: Timetric’s Philippines' fiscal regime report outlines governing bodies, governing laws, mining permit and contracts, mining rights and obligations, and tax-related information on seven commodities: iron ore, coal, copper, zinc, gold, nickel and chromium. Report Overview: The Philippines has a variety of mineral resources, including copper, nickel, cobalt, and gold. Deposits are categorized into metals and...

Income tax, Iron, Mineral 484  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document


INTRODUCTION How the Spaniard influence Philippines literature. What are the changes made by the Spaniard to the Filipino tradition. How Spaniard change Filipinos life. Why did the Spanish friars burned down our ancestor records. What are the books printed during the Spaniard time SUMMARY OF PRE-SPANISH PERIOD The Pre Spanish Period The variety and abundance of Philippine literature evolved even before the colonial periods. Some parts of the Philippine literature are influenced by some Asian...

Epic poetry, Fairy tale, Filipino language 1390  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

American Regime - Philippine Literature

AMERICAN PERIOD (1898-1941) Historical Background June 12, 1898-Independence day Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo-the first president of the Philippine Republic Fil-American was resulted in the defeat of Gen. Miguel Malvar in 1903 The Peace Movements started a early as 1900 3 Popular Newspapers 1. EL NUEVO DIA (The New Day) – Sergio Osmeña 2. EL GRITO DEL PUEBLO (The Call of the Nation) – Pascual Poblete 3. EL RENACIMIENTO (The Rebirth) – Rafael Palma PLAYS: 1. KAHAPON, NGAYON AT BUKAS – Aurelio...

Filipino writers, Florante at Laura, Manila 1176  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

American Contibution to the Philippines

Contribution of American to the Philippines 1. Independence - America helped the Philippines to eliminate the Spaniards in the country thus helping the Filipinos to end the suffering from the Spanish reign. This was the first step of the country to stand on their own and start a new beginning.  2. Government -we adapted and patterned some of our constitution with the Americans'.  3 Sports - Filipino favourite sport had been basketball, and other foreign sports instead of the national sports which...

Colonialism, Filipino people, Philippines 1221  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

American Imperialism and the Colonization of the Philippines

American Imperialism and the Colonization of the Philippines The irony of the 1898 Spanish-American war was that Americans fought partly to aid Cubans in the fight for Cuban sovereignty, and the United States ended up colonizing some territories they won from Spain, like the Philippines. Despite America’s previous claims of only supporting independence and democracy, the United States became an imperialist power and colonized the Philippines (Introduction to the Spanish-American war and the...

Cold War, Colonialism, English language 1569  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

American Blunder in the Philippines

HIST102 : Week 3 – Assignment: American Blunder in the Philippines May 27, 2012 Kier O'Neil Student American Public University On May 1, 1898 Commodore (later Admiral) Dewey guided his naval attack squadron into Manila Bay and quickly and decisively defeated the Spanish fleet. Not a single Spanish ship survived and not a single American life was lost. Simultaneously the Spanish were being attacked by land on all sides by native Filipino insurgents. With no hope of reinforcements or re-supply...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people, Manila 1781  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

American period on philippines

AMERICAN PERIOD Philippines TheSpanish-Americanwar which startedin Cuba, changed the history of thePhilippines. On May 1, 1898, theAmericans led by U.S.Navy AdmiralGeorge Dewey, in participation of EmilioAguinaldo, attacked the Spanish Navy inManila Bay. Faced with defeat, thePhilippines was ceded to theUnited Statesby Spain in 1898 after a paymentof US$ 20 million to Spain in accordancewith the "Treaty of Paris" ending theSpanish-American War. U.S. colony Civil government was established...

Education, English language, Manila 730  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Philippine-American War

 The United States sent out a fleet to the Philippines to defeat the Spanish  navy and this battle was known as the “Battle of Manila Bay”. The Spanish navy was defeated  and the Filipino’s had the impression that they were liberated, free to rule their own country.  However, the outcome of the Spanish­American War resulted in the signing of the Treaty of  Paris. This agreement not only surrendered control for Cuba but also ceded Puerto Rico, Guam,  and the Philippines to the United States. The continued presence of the American forces had ...

Ibid. 1061  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

The Philippine American War

The Responsibility to rule: Imperialism in the Philippines The Philippine-American War Skyler Collins Senior Paper Category The rights of Filipinos were violated during the Philippine-American war because America thought it was their “responsibility” to govern the Filipinos and be a nobler destiny. America took up the white man’s burden when it came to the Philippines. Instead of America allowing the Philippines to declare their independence the Filipinos go into...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people, Katipunan 2440  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document


BACKGROUND Tourism is a major contributor to the economy of the Philippines, contributing 5.9% to the Philippine GDP in 2011. The country's rich biodiversity is the main tourist attraction of the Philippines. Its beaches, mountains, rainforests, islands and diving spots are among the country's most popular tourist destinations. The country's rich historical and cultural heritage is also one of the attractions of the Philippines. The Philippine tourism industry flourished in the 1970s and early 1980s but...

Congress of the Philippines, Constitution of the Philippines, Corazon Aquino 985  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

The Philippines Under the Spanish Colonial Regime

The Philippines under the Spanish colonial regime (Part I) Taxation Power of the state to impose and collect revenue for public purpose to promote the welfare of the people of a particular society 8 reales at first, then 10 reales in 1589, then 12 reales in 1851. Abolished in 1884 but replaced by a personal cedula tax based on the yearly income of the taxpayer. All citizens above 18 are required to pay the new tax. While the rational of taxation was premised on the support of public welfare...

Filipino people, International trade, Manila 1721  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Spanish , American and Japanese Era in the Philippines

Philippine History During the Japanese Occupation On December 8, 1941, the Japanese invades the Philippines hours after bombing Pear Harbor in Hawaii. While the forces of Gen. Douglas MacArthur retreated to Bataan, the Commonwealth government of President Quezon moved to Corregidor Island. Manila was declared an open city to prevent further destruction. After the fall of Bataan on April 9, 1942 and Corregidor, In March 1942, MacArthur & Quezon fled the country and by invitation of President Roosevelt...

Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo 1254  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Philippine history

 During the colonization of the Philippines, the Filipinos lost their freedom. They were being abused by the Spaniards. These are the settings in the Spaniards colonization: The Filipinos are required to pay a TRIBUTO or TRIBUTE (TAX). FORCED LABOR is established under the Spaniards government. It is where the male Filipinos 16-60 of age were required to work for the government for 40 days in one year. They were assigned to build or repair roads and bridges Sometimes, they would be...

Filipino people, Philippines, Spain 901  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Philippines' Colonization

Philippines’ Colonization Maurice Deborah S. Tolentino English PACE 1132 July 17, 2013 ...

Colonialism, Emilio Aguinaldo, Manila 1002  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Philippine Revolution and Prime Minister

Commission (Philippines) Dr. Salvador H. Laurel, Chairman (November 18, 1928 – January 27, 2004), also known as Doy Laurel, was Vice President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 under Corazon Aquino. Before that, he briefly served as Aquino's first (and only) Prime Minister from February 25 to March 25 of 1986. He was a foremost leader of the United Nationalist Democratic Organization (UNIDO), the political party that toppled the Marcos dictatorship and restored democracy to the Philippines during...

Corazon Aquino, Emilio Aguinaldo, Ferdinand Marcos 1514  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Government Bureaucracy in the Philippines

 Philippine Government Bureaucracy Submitted by: Judd Danielle Y. Garcia A75 / ACT143 Submitted to: Mrs. Maria Diana Dela Vega Malayan Colleges Laguna SUMMARY According to Max Weber, Bureaucracy is a distinct form of organization that is ideal for the government. It is structured by hierarchy of offices. These offices are ranked in a hierarchical order and their operations are characterized by impersonal rules. Each office has its own task in which they follow...

Bureaucracy, Corazon Aquino, Executive 1912  Words | 9  Pages

Open Document

The Philippines

Demographics The national population of the Philippines is approximately ninety million people. The national language of the Philippines is Filipino, which is also called Tagalog. English is also spoken and understood throughout the country. English is the language for commercial and legal transactions. The Philippines is the third largest English-speaking country in the world. The major religion of the Philippines is Roman Catholicism. The Philippines is divided into three different geographical...

Filipino language, Filipino people, Jollibee 1057  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document


Tourism in the Philippines Tourism in the Philippines is a major economic contributor to the Philippine economy. The Philippines is an archipelagic country composed of 7,107 islands. It offers a rich biodiversity with its tropical rainforests, mountains, beaches, coral reefs, islands, and diverse range of flora and fauna, making it as one of the megadiverse countries in the world. In 2012, the country attracted 4,272,811 visitors. History Philippine tourism flourished in the 1970s and early...

Cebu, Luzon, Manila 1435  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document


Gonzales, N. V. M. (1998). Philippines. Paris: SOS Incorporated. Hicks, N. (1999). This is the Philippines. London: New Holland Publisher Ltd. Hicks, N. (2002). The magic of the Philippines. London: New Holland Ltd. Insight Guides. (2005). Singapore: APA Publications. Laya, J. & Castaneda, L. (1996). Prusisyon. Philippines: St. Pauls Press. Loop, H. & Carpentier, D. (2008). Central Philippines. Cebu: PDP Digital Inc. Yuson, A. (2003). The Philippines. Singapore: Tuttle Publishing...

Filipino people, Philippines 777  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Literature: Philippine Drama Philippine

PATHFINDER ON PHILIPPINE LITERATURE Scope Note: “Philippine Literature is a diverse and rich group of works that has evolved side by side with the country’s history. Literature has started with fables and legends made by the ancient Filipinos long before the arrival of the Spanish influence. The main themes of Philippine literature focus on the country’s pre-colonial cultural traditions and the sociopolitical histories of its colonial and contemporary traditions.” (Quoted from: http://www.wikipilipinas...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 1289  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Philippine Nationalism

the Philippines of the 19th century that came consequently as a result of more than two centuries of Spanish rule[1] and as an immediate outcome of the Filipino Propaganda Movement (mostly in Europe) from 1872 to 1892. It served as the backbone of the first nationalist revolution inAsia, the Philippine Revolution of 1896.[2] ------------------------------------------------- The Creole Age (1780s-1872) The term "Filipino" in its earliest sense referred to Spaniards born in the Philippines or Insulares (Creoles)...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people, History of the Philippines 2109  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Philippine Economy

A recap of how previous Philippine republics and administrations handled the country's economy since the Spanish era, including their management of the economy. In the days wherein the Philippines was under the Spanish Republic the country was at a good spot in Asia. Manila and Cebu were the only European cities; we were one of the best countries in Asia when it comes to trading domestically and internationally. Before, we were always trading with mexico sharing our culture to them and them sharing...

Economy of the Philippines, Filipino language, Filipino people 2420  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Philippine Literature

------------------------------------------------- A Brief History of Philippine Literature in English I.                    Pre-Colonial Period -          Consisted of early Filipino literature passed down orally; oral pieces have a communal authorship – it was difficult to trace the original author of the piece since oral literature did not focus on ownership or copyright, rather on the act of storytelling itself; -          Many oral pieces became lost in the wave of the new literary...

Colonialism, Filipino people, Literature 1237  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

American History: a Brief Summary

American life in the twentieth century has been characterized more by continuity than by change. Since the beginning of the republic Americans have defined progress by continuity. Settlers from all over the world came to America looking for the same thing—a new world. Although these newcomers had different ideas and their share of disagreement, for the most part, everyone wanted the same thing. Americans agreed that it was time for a government and it was time to stop immigration and develop...

Cold War, John F. Kennedy, Korean War 1508  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

American Revolution - Summary

Empire. 1765- The Stamp Act is passed. The Stamp Act was passed as a means to pay for British troops on the American frontier. The colonists were the ones paying for the troops and they violently protested the Act. 1766- The Stamp Act is repealed. 1768- British troops arrive in Boston to enforce laws. 1770- Four workers are shot by British troops stationed in Boston. The American Patriots labeled the killings "The Boston Massacre." 1773- Massachusetts patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians...

American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, Benjamin Franklin 952  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

American Beauty - Summary and Analysis

Georgio Russell Philosophy Mr. Rulli “American Beauty” Summary and Analysis The movie “American Beauty” is littered with instances of self-surveillance, self-transparency and the un-fulfillment associated with it. It also alludes to how the paradox of maximum happiness can be lethal. These utilitarian views and themes are displayed ingenuously by the director through various characters within the film. It is also conveyed how the characters think ‘of’, ‘for’ and ‘as’ others. These three...

1942  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Commonwealth of the Philippines

Commonwealth of the Philippines administered the Philippines from 1935 until 1946, aside from a period of exile in 1942 to 1945 when Japan occupied the country. It replaced the Insular Government, a U.S. territorial government, and was established by the Tydings–McDuffie Act. The Commonwealth was designed as a transitional administration, and it prepared the country for independence. The Commonwealth was the culmination of efforts to secure a definitive timetable for the withdrawal of American sovereignty...

Commonwealth of the Philippines, Elpidio Quirino, Filipino language 2294  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Spanish and american colonization in the past years in the philippines

progress and historical information/background). Description/Definition Propaganda Movement and the KKK Members Members  Over the next four years, the Katipunan founders would recruit new members. By the time the society was uncovered, the American writer James Le Roy estimated the strength of the Katipunan at 100,000 to 400,000 members. Historian Teodoro Agoncillo estimated that the membership had increased to around 30,000 by 1896. The Ilocano writer Isabelo de los Reyes estimated membership...

Emilio Aguinaldo, First Philippine Republic, Katipunan 750  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Is There a Philippine Public Administration

In Onofre Corpuz's esssay on "Is there a Philippine Public Administration", he negatively stated that there is a Philippine public administration by repeatedly stating, "It's all very Filipino". He even stated that "...the existing public administration is faithfully Filipino.". I must agree with his statement because indeed, a Philippine public administration exists, I believe in terms of structure. I would like to quote Alex Brillantes, Jr. and Maricel Fernandez on their statement. "Yes we...

Filipino people, House of Representatives of the Philippines, Philippines 1535  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

A history of the Government of the Philippines

Spanish Period The Philippines has been governed by the Spaniards based on its discovery giving Spain a title to the Philippines. The discovery was made by Ferdinand Magellan in 1521. Magellan landed on the island of Cebu, claiming the lands for Spain and naming them Islas de San Lazaro. Ferdinand Magellan converted some of the Filipinos to Roman Catholics. Magellan was killed by a local chief named Lapu-Lapu, who fought against foreign domination. Over the next several years, other Spanish expeditions...

European Union, Government, Law 1401  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

The American Plague Summary/Response

The American Plague The American Plague was written by Molly C. Crosby, who is as much as a researcher as she is an author. In 1648, a slave ship returning from Africa carried a few mosquitoes infected with a deadly virus know as yellow fever. The ship landed in the New World and thrived in the hot wet climate and on the white settlers. The New World has never come in contact with yellow fever and as a result no immunities have been built up. The virus obtained its name from the way it turns the...

African slave trade, Atlantic slave trade, Fever 1140  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

History of Philippines

The History of the Philippines  The archipelago of the Philippine is made up of over 7,100 islands and lies off the south coast of Taiwan and its Southeastern neighbors, Malaysia and Indonesia (Kittler & Sucher, 2000). The nation is surrounded by the South China Sea on the west and by the Pacific Ocean on the east. The Filipinos are descendants of migrants from Southeast Asia such as Indonesia and Malaysia who came to the islands in successive waves over many centuries and largely displaced...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 2505  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Philippine Customs Service

History Historical records show that the Philippine Customs Service started many centuries back long before the Philippines was discovered by the eastern and western expeditionaries. The Philippines had already a flourishing trade with countries of Southeast Asia, but since money at that time was not yet the medium of exchange, people then resorted to the barter system of commodities. The rulers of the barangays were known as the “datus” or “rajahs” collected tributes from the people before they...

Congress of the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos, International trade 1584  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Philippine Politics


Dynasty, Philippines, Political philosophy 781  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Historical Perspective: Philippines Educational System

Philippine Educational System: Historical Perspective | | The present educational system of the Philippines is the result of a long process of educational evolution.  A.     Pre-Spanish Period During the pre-Spanish period, education was informal. It means that there was no overruling agency that governs the educational system.         The child is taught at home by the parents or by some tribal tutor.        The practice of  apprenticeship, whereby a person usually learns some occupational...

Education, Gymnasium, Higher education 773  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Philippine Territory Island

surrounded by rich fishing grounds and potentially by gas and oil deposits. They are claimed in their entirety by China, Taiwan, and Vietnam, while portions are claimed by Malaysia and the Philippines. About 45 islands are occupied by relatively small numbers of military forces from China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Since 1985 Brunei has claimed a continental shelf that overlaps a southern reef but has not made any formal claim to the reef. Brunei claims an exclusive economic zone...

Borneo, Philippines, Sabah 1585  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

The Philippine Legislature from Spanish Roots

The Philippine Legislature from Spanish Roots Pre- Spanish Roots Pre-Spanish Philippines was composed of barangay societies scattered throughout the archipelago. These villages were located along the seashores or along riverbanks, close to the resources of food supply. The Spanish Regime By the time the Spaniards reached the Philippines in 1521, some of the barangays, such as those Cebu and Manila, had formed federations. By 1571, the Spaniards settled in Cebu and Manila and placed the...

Congress of the Philippines, Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language 979  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

History of Philippine Money

History of Philippine Money Philippine money–multi-colored threads woven into the fabric of our social, political and economic life. From its early bead-like form to the paper notes and coins that we know today, our money has been a constant reminder of our journey through centuries as a people relating with one another and with other peoples of the world. Pre-Hispanic Era[pic] Trade among the early Filipinos and with traders from the neighboring islands was conducted through barter. The inconvenience...

Coin, Currency, Emilio Aguinaldo 771  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

American Literary Movements Summary

American Literary Movements Puritanism (17th century) - a style of writing that adhered to five basic tenets of religious life: original sin, limited atonement, irresistible grace, perseverance of the saints, and predestination. Puritans believed that God divinely controls the universe and all humans, regardless of social or economic status, are equal in God’s sight. Central to Puritan success is the extreme self-determinism that still contributes to American idealism. Important writers of this...

19th century, 2nd millennium, American literature 812  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

The History of Press Freedom in the Philippines

------------------------------------------------- The History of Press freedom in the Philippines Press freedom is guaranteed in the Constitution of the Philippines, where it is enshrined in Article III, Section 4. Although the Philippines is said to have one of the freest press in Asia, Philippine press and news media, from the campus, local, and national levels have suffered censorship, prosecution, intimidation, and attacks, particularly during Martial Law. Currently, the Philippines is ranked 140th in the 2011 Reporters Withour Borders'...

Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo 2155  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

American Colonization Timeline

1. American colonization timeline 2. History of the Philippines1898 - 194618981814 - 19351935 - 194519461899 - 1913Spanish-American WarPhilippine-American WarPhilippines as US TerritoryCommonwealth EraIndependence 3. Spanish – american war 4. Dec.21June12Feb.81898December10May 24June23April24May19Sept.15July 15April 26May1July 17Aug.14 5. Dec.21June12April 26 The US declares war on Spain.May 24 Aguinaldo proclaims a dictatorial government and issues two decrees.June 23The Philippine dictatorial...

Congress of the Philippines, Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people 1219  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

System of Government in the Philippines During..

SPANISH PERIOD During the Spanish colonization in the Philippines, the government was composed of two branches, the executive and the judicial. There was no legislative branch on that time since the laws of the islands were coming from Spain. The only laws created in the Philippines are those who were ordered by the Governor General. The government on that time was lead by the Governor General. He was considered as the representative of Spain and the King himself. He is the highest officer in...

Elpidio Quirino, Luzon, Manila 2220  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Chapter 5 the American Revolution Summary

CHAPTER 5 The American Revolution: From Elite Protest To Popular Revolt, 1763-1783 SUMMARY This chapter covers the years that saw the colonies emerge as an independent nation. The colonial rebellion began as a protest on the part of the gentry, but military victory required that thousands of ordinary men and women dedicate themselves to the ideals of republicanism. I. STRUCTURE OF COLONIAL SOCIETY In the period following the Seven Years' War, Americans looked to the future with great optimism...

American Revolution, Boston Tea Party, Continental Army 1737  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Human Rights Still Not Upheld in the Philippines

— the progressive alliance of trade unions in the Philippines — and member of Pro Labor Assistance Center (PLACE), Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) and the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) was released from prison. He was joined by five leaders from popular organizations in the Southern Tagalog region east and south of Manila. All six had been detained for three months. These arrests and detentions seem to be tests by the Philippine state of new tactics against the legal popular movement...

CALABARZON, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Human rights 1740  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

The American Era

The American Era Historical Background * The Filipino revolutionists won against the Spaniards who colonized us for more than 300 years. * The Fil-American war resulted in the defeat of Gen. Miguel Malvar in 1903. * The American Rule was influenced by two factors: 1.) EDUCATION- many were given a chance to study and English was used as the medium of instruction. 2.) WRITERS- went through stages of development to acquire enough proficiency in the new language ...

Filipino women writers, Filipino writers, Florante at Laura 1289  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

A Proud Filipino American

America is considered a melting pot of different ethnic groups. By today's standard, "American culture" is the result of a variety of races integrating their own cultural beliefs into American society. Throughout the years, the United States has seen a massive increase of people migrating from Asian countries; "they make up 3.6 percent of the U.S. population, a 199 percent increase from 1980 when they constituted only 1.5 percent of the population" (Ng). Like other immigrants, Asians come here...

Asian American, Filipino American, Hawaii 1542  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Martial Law in Philippines Analysis

Martial Law in Philippines Angelique M. Musni BSED Physical Science 3-1 Mr. Roel Robles History Analysis October 12, 2012 Martial Law in Philippines I. Introduction Martial Law was proclaimed by Ferdinand Marcos the 6th president of the Philippines on September 21, 1972. Dictatorial in which he will able to control, rule, and manipulate people through his power. He was a topnotch law student. Since he argue at the Supreme...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 1643  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

The Impact of Globalization in Philippine Economy

THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION IN PHILIPPINE ECONOMY To understand the impact of the global economy to Philippines’ economic life, an understanding of its past must be considered. In the Thomas White’s document on the Philippines’ Country Profile (2010), it described the country as “an economic vassal to the world superpower… (owing) to long years of American occupation” (p.6). After “the Treaty of Paris granted the Philippines to the Americans“(White, 2010, p.4), the new colonial master took over...

Corazon Aquino, Economics, Economy of the Philippines 1252  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

History of Newspaper in the Philippines

History of newspaper in the Philippines Journalism started in the Philippines during the late 1800’s.  The emergence of several publications was intended to inform and awaken the people about the abuses and atrocities committed by the Spaniards and eventually by the Americans. It encourages the people to become aware of the social and political circumstances at that time.  * 1637 - SuccessosFelices (Fortunate Events) is the first Philippine newsletter was launched by Tomas Pinpin who is known...

Broadsheet, Editing, Emilio Aguinaldo 1186  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Poverty in the Philippines

Divorce in the Philippines is planning to take over Filipino values and culture. It’s all over the news, the Philippine Congress is now pushing forward the Divorce Bill right after they have put forward the Reproductive Health Bill. This is exactly what I have been worrying about. Just a couple of weeks ago, when I attended our Baptist Convention Meeting here in the Visayas, this issue was brought up. And just as what I have stated, “RH Bill can also lead to the Divorce Bill” because they have the...

Bias, Divorce, Marriage 1452  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Poverty in the Philippines

Poverty in the Philippines UN Millennium Development Goal Poverty in the Philippines UN Millennium Development Goal MDG 1 Report: Poverty in the Philippines INTRODUCTION Poverty reduction has been a major problem for all developing countries. As Kofi Annan stated “The biggest enemy of health in the developing world is poverty” (Kofi Annan, cited in WHO, 2013). Poverty is experienced all over the world but its effect is most significantly seen in developing countries like Philippines, one of...

Extreme poverty, Millennium Development Goals, Poverty 2430  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document


Philippines * Known by many names in song and story. * Before Magellan’s arrival, Chinese traders called it “Mai” meaning “Land of Barbarians”. Pearl of the Orient Seas * The names which modern writers give. * The most romantic name of our country. * One of the beautiful land in the Far East. Philippines * Northernmost point: Y’Ami Isle 78 miles from Taiwan * Southernmost tip: Salvage Isle 34 miles from Borneo Philippines * An archipelago of 7, 107 islands. 2...

Filipino language, Luzon, Manila 724  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

History of the Philippines

make it easier for you to master, always remember why Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo was on the 5-peso bill (which is not used anymore, instead his head-profile is on the 5-peso coin) bearing the Philippine flag at the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day, it’s because he was the first president of the Philippines First Republic (a.k.a. Malolos Republic). Contributions and Achievements of Emilio Aguinaldo: * first president * youngest president – he became the country’s leader at age 28 ...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 2103  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

The Philippine Economy

The Economy of the Philippines is the 43rd largest in the world; according to 2011 World Bank statistics and it is also one of the emerging markets in the world; according to the CIA Fact book, the estimated 2011 GDP (purchasing power parity) was 391.1 billion. Goldman Sachs estimates that by the year 2050, it will be the 14th largest economy in the world; Goldman Sachs also included the Philippines in its list of the Next Eleven economies. HSBC projects the Philippine economy to become the 16th...

Asia, Corazon Aquino, Economy of the Philippines 1683  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Philippines: a History of Colonialism and Oppression

Josh Davies looks at the history of the Philippines, from its domination by the Spanish to its present day Maoist insurgency The modern history of the Philippines has been defined by the domination of outside powers and resistance to them. The Philippines was a formal colony of Spain until 1899 and then de facto a colony of the US until the Second World War. Thereafter it suffered under semi-colonial domination - formally independent but with regimes that did the every bidding of the US. Nevertheless...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 2025  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document


Philippines BUSN 105 10/14/2012 Amy Westbrook The Philippines is a cultural anomaly. Situated in the heart of South East Asia, the Philippines are quite unique among the nations situated around it. Being heavily influenced by Spain, Mexico, The United States and the Catholic Church add to its uniqueness. Inhabited by around 92 million people the culture of the Philippines is quite diverse. The majority are of ethnic Malay stock. However, unlike neighboring countries such as Malaysia...

Asia, Catholic Church, Filipino people 1082  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

The Constitution of the Philippines

The Constitution of the Philippines (Filipino: Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas), Popularly known as the 1987 Constitution, is the constitution or the supreme law of the Republic of the Philippines. It was enacted in 1987, during the administration of President Corazon C. Aquino.[1] Philippine constitutional law experts recognize three other previous constitutions as having effectively governed the country — the 1935Commonwealth Constitution, the 1973 Constitution, and the 1986 Freedom Constitution...

Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos, Philippines 1573  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

History of Nursing in the Philippine

Rose Laine L. Tabequero November 6, 2014 BSN- 1NA NCM 100.1 Lec History of Nursing in the Philippines Early Beliefs & Practices 1.Beliefs about causation of disease: another person (an enemy or a witch) evil spirits 2.Belief that evil spirits could be driven away by persons with powers to expel demons. Belief in special gods of healing, with the priest -physician (called “word doctors”) as intermediary. If they used leaves or roots, they were called herb doctors (“herbolarios”) Early...

Manila, Nursing, Nursing school 822  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free