Cultural Impact of the Philippine-American War

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Despite the scars that the foreign forces have inflicted on the people of the Philippine Islands, they have no doubt sown the seeds of their cultures in the humble soils of the archipelago – seeds that have now grown even to define the Filipino culture as we know today. The Spanish rule … Read more

Who Were the Main Generals of the Philippine-American War?

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The Philippine-American War was fought between the First Philippine Republic and the United States from 1899 to 1901. Many view it as an insurrection as the continuation of the Philippines’ struggle for independence – first against the Spanish rule and then against the Americans. The Philippine-American started when the United States assumed … Read more

The Second Battle of Caloocan

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Caloocan City is one of the most urbanized cities in the Philippines, situated at the northern end of Metro Manila. It boasts a vibrant and fast-paced lifestyle, enjoyed by the over 1.6 million people living in its more than 5,000-hectare perimeter. Founded in 1815, the city steadily evolved from a barrio to … Read more

Are There Filipino-American War Memorials?

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From museums to city squares, heritage sites, bridges, buildings, and national parks, memorials are erected to remind us of important people or significant historic events, imparting powerful messages about their relevance to the world today. You’ll see the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., which honors the legacy of the 16th president of … Read more

What Was Life Like in the Philippines During the War?

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In the past, some countries had made severe mistakes in the name of power, religion, and grabbing the lands. Wars have drastically impacted human lives, and unfortunately, our history is full of conflicts. If you’re a history lover, you must have a good knowledge of the wars, atrocities, crimes, and tragedies against … Read more

Interesting Facts About The Filipino-American War

Interesting Facts About the Filipino-American War

The Filipino-American War was a significant conflict that took place from 1899 to 1902. It was a battle between the United States and the First Philippine Republic. This war followed the Spanish-American War and the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty ended Spanish rule in the Philippines and transferred control … Read more

Top Movies Set During the Filipino American War

Top Movies Set During the Filipino American War

The Filipino-American War (1899-1902), an often-overlooked conflict in history books, played a crucial role in shaping the political landscapes of both the Philippines and the United States. Despite its significant impact, the war is seldom featured in mainstream cinema. In this article, we will explore some of the top movies that delve … Read more

Why Did the US Want the Philippines?

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The Philippines and the United States (U.S.) have a long-standing special relationship that dates back to the late 20th century. For starters, the U.S. has had a hand in liberating the Philippines from its centuries-long colonization by Spain. But, whether the U.S. had deliberately freed the Philippine Independence from the Spanish imperialists … Read more

How did Filipino-American War End?

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The Philippines and the United States (U.S.) have such an excellent diplomatic and economic relationship that the latter has always stuck its neck out for the other. The U.S. even has its breadcrumbs trails of culture and habits left in the country that Filipinos still practice. For instance, many families are born … Read more

What were the Causes of Philippine American War?

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Three Hundred and Thirty-Three years: that’s how long Spaniards have colonized and changed the course of destiny of the then humble islands of the Philippines. With the help of Americans, the Filipinos were finally able to declare independence from the European imperialists on December 10, 1898, through the Treaty of Paris. Little … Read more