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  3. The Philippines, 1500-1800. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Philippine society at this time can be broadly divided into those who had the right to bring lawsuits and change their political allegiance and those who did not.
In the 1400s, Muslim trading states were established in the southern Philippines and in parts of Luzon, a development connected with the spread of Islam throughout island Southeast Asia at this time (See The Malay Archipelago and Peninsula).
From the late 16th century, Sulu, Magindanao, Buayan, and the Spanish competed for dominance of the southern Philippine region.
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  Military history of the Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Philippine Revolution, the first against western colonial rule in Asia, was directed against Spain which had colonized the Philippines since 1565.
Prior to the establishment of the Commonwealth of the Philippines in 1935, the United States Army had maintained a force in the Philippines.
The Philippine Constabulary and the Philippine Department's Philippine Scouts were used to create the core of the new Philippine Army.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_History_of_the_Philippines   (1331 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: History of the Philippines
The Philippines was not profitable as a colony, and a long war with the Dutch in the 17th century and intermittent conflict with the Muslims nearly bankrupted the colonial treasury.
The Philippine defense continued until the final surrender of United States-Philippine forces on the Bataan Peninsula in April 1942 and on Corregidor in May. Most of the 80,000 prisoners of war captured by the Japanese at Bataan were forced to undertake the infamous Bataan Death March to a prison camp 105 kilometers to the north.
The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands in the South China Sea situated between Taiwan to the north and Borneo to the south.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/History_of_the_Philippines/See_also   (1517 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > History of the Philippines
The Philippines first came to the attention of Europeans when Ferdinand Magellan landed there in 1521, claiming the lands for Spain, he was defeated at the Battle of Mactan.
The cruelty of the Japanese military occupation of the Philippines is legendary.
Marcos was forced to flee the Philippines in the face of a peaceful civilian-military uprising that ousted him and installed Corazon Aquino as president on February 25, 1986.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/hi/History_of_the_Philippines   (2265 words)

  
 Philippines Thesis @ LocalColorArt.com (Local Color Art)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Independence for the Philippines was finally granted on July 4, 1946, even after Japan invaded and occupied the islands during World War II, causing some to call for a delay in the granting of independence, which call was nonetheless discounted by a majority of American and Filipino politicians alike.
It lies between 116° 40' and 126° 34' E. longitude, and 4° 40' and 21° 10' N. latitude, and borders the Philippine Sea on the east, on the South China Sea the west, and the Celebes Sea on the south.
The Moluccas and Sulawesi are to the south, and Palau is to the east beyond the Philippine Sea.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Military history of the Philippines
On June 12, 1898, General Emilio Aguinaldo declared the Philippines to be independent of Spain and thus formed the First Philippine Republic[?], in which he was the President.
In July of 1941, MacArthur was informed that it was now the policy of the United States to defend the Philippines, whereas, the goal had formerly been to merely train the Philippine Army.
Japanese military planners argued that the British (and Russians should they decide to declare war) would be unable to effectively respond to a Japanese attack, given the threat posed by the Third Reich.
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 Military history of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of 2006, the U.S. military consisted of an army, navy, air force and marine corps under the command of the United States Department of Defense.
In the early years of the British colonization of North America, military action in the colonies that would become United States were the result of conflicts with Native Americans, such as in the Pequot War of 1637 and King Philip's War in 1675.
Military service during Vietnam is still an issue in U.S. presidential campaigns, more than 30 years after US troops left the country, and fears of another "quagmire" have been major factors in U.S. military planning since 1975.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_history_of_the_United_States   (6000 words)

  
 Philippines (10/07)
The history of the Philippines can be divided into four distinct phases: the pre-Spanish period (before 1521); the Spanish period (1521-1898); the American period (1898-1946); and the post-independence period (1946-present).
Christianity was established in the Philippines only after the arrival of the succeeding Spanish expeditionary forces (the first led by Legazpi in the 16th century) and the Spanish Jesuits, and in the 17th and 18th centuries by the conquistadores.
The Philippines is a member of the UN and some of its specialized agencies, and served a two-year term as a member of the UN Security Council from January 2004-2006, acting as UNSC President in September 2005.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2794.htm   (7136 words)

  
 History of the Philippines Summary
Islam was brought to the Philippines by traders and proselytizers from the Indonesian islands.
One of Spain's objectives in colonizing the Philippines was the conversion of Filipinos to Catholicism.
The Philippine defense continued until the final surrender of United States-Philippine forces on the Bataan Peninsula in April 1942 and on Corregidor in May. Most of the 80,000 prisoners of war captured by the Japanese at Bataan were forced to undertake the infamous Bataan Death March to a prison camp 105 kilometers to the north.
www.bookrags.com /History_of_the_Philippines   (6239 words)

  
 History of the Philippines
All Philippine goods were given tariff-free status, and the company, together with Basco's Economic Society, encouraged the growth of a cash-crop economy by investing a portion of its early profits in the cultivation of sugar, indigo, peppers, and mulberry trees for silk, as well as in textile factories.
The Philippine Organic Act of July 1902 stipulated that, with the achievement of peace, a legislature would be established composed of a lower house, the Philippine Assembly, which would be popularly elected, and an upper house consisting of the Philippine Commission, which was to be appointed by the president of the United States.
The Philippine defense continued until the final surrender of United States-Philippine forces on the Bataan Peninsula in April 1942 and on Corregidor in May. Most of the 80,000 prisoners of war captured by the Japanese at Bataan were forced to undertake the infamous "Death March" to a prison camp 105 kilometers to the north.
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 History of Philippines, Philippines History, Allo' Expat Philippines
The Philippine Islands are situated on the eastern rim of the China Sea and throughout history has hosted voyagers, migrants and traders.
The West discovery of the Philippines in 1521 facilitated the growth of Christianity and emergence of new culture.
In 1935, the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth.
www.philippines.alloexpat.com /philippines_information/history_of_philippines.php   (289 words)

  
 Philippines : Phillipines
The Republic of the Philippines is an island nation consisting of an archipelago of 7,107 islands lying in the western Pacific Ocean about 100 kilometers southeast of mainland Asia.
To the south are found the Moluccas and Celebes in Indonesia, to the southwest the Malaysian part of Borneo and directly north is Taiwan.
The Philippines had declared independence and the subsequent assertion of American control led to the Philippine-American War that ended in 1913.
www.fastload.org /ph/Phillipines.html   (1106 words)

  
 History of the Philippines
The Philippines were claimed in the name of Spain in 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese explorer sailing for Spain, who named the islands after King Philip II of Spain.
Given its own history of colonial revolution, American opinion was uncomfortable and divided on the moral principle of owning colonial dependencies.
The Commonwealth of the Philippines was established by the United States government in 1935 with a view to granting Filipino independence within 10 years.
www.csubak.edu /PacificRim/countryprospectus/history.htm   (756 words)

  
 Spanish American War Bibliography
A military history of the Philippines, from the Spanish conquest through World War II, with emphasis on the latter war.
Relations between the Philippine insurgents and the U.S. military during the Spanish-American War are treated on pp.
A political history of the movement for Filipino independence, with a cursory discussion of the insurgents' relations with U.S. officials during the Spanish-American War.
www.history.navy.mil /biblio/biblio7/biblio7d.htm   (5088 words)

  
 Philippines: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — FactMonster.com
The Philippines were ceded to the U.S. in 1899 by the Treaty of Paris after the Spanish-American War.
University of the Philippines - Philippines, University of the Philippines, University of the, main campus at Quezon City, the...
The Philippines - Philippines, The Philippines, The, officially Republic of the Philippines, republic (2005 est.
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 Military history of the Philippines Information
The most important event which possibly made the Revolution inevitable was that of February 17,1872, when three Filipino secular priests, leaders in the movement for the secularization (in effect, nationalization) of Philippine parishes, were executed publicly by garrote for their supposed complicity in a military mutiny at a Cavite arsenal on January 20, 1872.
The Philippines were involved in the Vietnam War.
President-elect Manuel L. Quezon convinced Chief of Staff of the United States Army General Douglas MacArthur to act as the military adviser to the Commonwealth of the Philippines.
www.bookrags.com /Military_History_of_the_Philippines   (1342 words)

  
 The History Guy: Philippine American War
A military school or a boarding school can help you earn a masters degree and get a jumpstart on any possible career.
After defeating Spain in Cuba and in the Philippines in 1898, the U.S. purchased the Philippines, Puerto Rico and several other islands from the Spanish.
Following the surrender of the Spanish colonial government in the Philippines to American military forces in August,1898, tensions developed between U.S. and Filipino forces near Manila.
www.historyguy.com /PhilipineAmericanwar.html   (1379 words)

  
 This day in military history..
In an event alternately described as one of the most heroic or disastrous episodes in British military history, Lord James Cardigan leads a charge of the Light Brigade cavalry against well-defended Russian artillery during the Crimean War.
Signaling an important shift in the history of naval warfare, the keel of the Union ironclad Monitor is laid at Greenpoint, Long Island.
This decision to employ suicide bombers against the American fleet at Leyte, an island of the Philippines, was based on the failure of conventional naval and aerial engagements to stop the American offensive.
www.military-quotes.com /forum/day-military-history-t15506.html   (1527 words)

  
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Military history of the Philippines during World War IICategory:Military history of the Philippines during World War II Category:Military history of the Philippines during World War II
Military history of the Philippines during World War II Battle of Bataan/See also
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/M/Military-history-of-the-Philippines.htm   (262 words)

  
 WWW-VL: History Index: Philippine Republic:
Of the Philippines and the Moluccas, by Pierre Sonnerat 1781
Mindanao and Sulu, the Moro Sultanates -- history and culture
WWW-VL: History was established as HNSource (Kansas History Gateway) on 6 March 1993.
vlib.iue.it /history/asia/Philippines   (451 words)

  
 A short Philippine History before the 1898 Revolution
It was a crucial moment in the history of mankind, a solemn moment.
He arrived at Baganga Bay in Davao Oriental on February 2, 1543 and named the area "Philippines" in honor to Philip the Prince of Asturias, son and successor of Charles V to the throne of Spain.
The ceiling of the shrine of Magellan’s Cross, in Cebu, Philippines.
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 Military History Online
The main theme of Churchill's speech was to call for close cooperation, even a military alliance, between the United States and Western Europe, to ensure that the Iron Curtain, which became the term for both the symbolic and real dividing line between democratic Western Europe and Communist Eastern Europe, moved no further to the west.
History is full of incidents that changed the historical flow of events from one course to another.
Yet history has more examples of missed opportunities that, had they been taken advantage of at the time, could have saved the world from untold trails and tribulations.
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 Category:History of the Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article for this category is History of the Philippines.
Office of the Military Advisor to the Commonwealth Government of the Philippines
Separation of church and state in the Philippines
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:History_of_the_Philippines   (99 words)

  
 Military History Online
Military History Online is always looking for writers who know their history and would like to share that knowledge with others.
Military History Online is a privately-owned site which I created in order to bring together other like-minded military history enthusiasts.
Since I was a linguist/analyst in the USAF and am now a programmer, I am able to merge my two passions in life (military history and programming).
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 The retrospective history of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hartford Web Publishing is not the author of the documents in World History Archives and does not presume to validate their accuracy or authenticity nor to release their copyright.
The armed conflict between Muslim separatists and the army in the southern Philippines has continued since the days of martial law under former President Marcos nearly 30 years ago.
The Mindanao conflict dates from the 16th century, when the Spanish sent military expeditions from Manila to subjugate the Muslims—whom they called Moros, after the Moors of Spain—and convert them to Christianity.
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 Military history of the Philippines - Definition, explanation
Military history of the Philippines - Definition, explanation
Province was created in 1705 as a military district, named after the Spanish governor's native town in Andalucia, Spain, from parts of the neighboring provinces of Pampanga, Tayabas (Quezon) and Isabela.
Recollections of CAPT Ann Bernatitus, NC, USN of her experiences in the Philippines, Bataan, Corregidor, and Okinawa.
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 History Bookshop.com: Military History
They reveal that these battles were shaped not just by distant military commanders but by men fighting on the frontline, whether the apocalyptic terrain of the Western Front or the hidden guerilla tunnels of Vietnam.
The history of the Royal Navy during the Second World War is an epic story of heroism and defiance, of stinging defeats but glorious triumphs.
Typically books tend to concentrate on the battle history of the navy, and of course this book also examines this topic from convoys to amphibious war, from submarine operations to the last gunnery battles in the Atlantic.
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 Philippines News Blog
Scientists in the Philippines have seen violent explosions at the Bulusan Volcano in the central Philippines, with columns of ash rising 5 kilometers into the air, while Taal Volcano is also showing signs of unrest.
Claiming that police botched the the recent school bus hostage drama, a senior official said that The Manila police chief and two of his officers will be removed from their posts.
In what police describe as a politically motivated slaying, a candidate for congress in the May 14 elections in the Philippines was shot dead early Saturday.
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