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  3. The Philippines, 1500-1800. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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.
A governor-general was the supreme political authority in the colony.
Political competition in the southern Philippines continued in the mid-18th century.
www.bartleby.com /67/867.html   (1153 words)

 Philippines, The on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Philippines extend 1,152 mi (1,855 km) from north to south, between Taiwan and Borneo, and 688 mi (1,108 km) from east to west, and are bounded by the Philippine Sea on the east, the Celebes Sea on the south, and the South China Sea on the west.
The Philippine legislature ratified the bill; a constitution, approved by President Roosevelt (Mar., 1935) was accepted by the Philippine people in a plebiscite (May); and Quezon was elected the first president (Sept.).
Philippine opposition to García on issues of government corruption and anti-Americanism led, in June, 1959, to the union of the Liberal and Progressive parties, led by Vice President Diosdad Macapagal, the Liberal party leader, who succeeded García as president in the 1961 elections.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/philiprep_history.asp   (4241 words)

 History of the Philippines
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.
Political parties were organized, and, although open advocacy of independence had been banned during the insurgency years, criticism of government policies in the local newspapers was tolerated.
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.
www.delapaz-ewf.org /History.htm   (16399 words)

 Philippines (09/05)
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 years since independence (1946-present).
The Philippines is a member of the UN and some of its specialized agencies, and began a 2-year term as a member of the UN Security Council in January 2004, serving as UNSC President in September 2005.
Philippine soldiers and police have participated in a number of multilateral civilian police and peacekeeping operations, and a Philippine Army general served as the first commander of the UN Peacekeeping Operation in East Timor.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2794.htm   (6992 words)

 The History Guy: Philippine American War
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.
--Sentenaryo/Centennial is a collaborative exploration of the enduring cultural and political impacts of the Philippine Revolution and the Philippine-American War.
www.historyguy.com /PhilipineAmericanwar.html   (1235 words)

 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)

 Philippines: Culture, history and travel
Philippine History Group of Los Angeles (USA) - "Because various events are scheduled to celebrate the Philippine Independence centennial now and in the next few years, we are showcasing articles related to that tumultuous period when the 20th century arrived.
Sentenaryo/Centennial - The Philippine Revolution and Philippine-American War - this excellent web-site provided by Jim Zwick is "a collaborative exploration of the enduring cultural and political impacts of the Philippine Revolution and the Philippine-American War.
Tectonics and volcanoes of the Philippines - "The volcanoes of the Philippines are the most deadly and costly in the world.
www.ldb.org /phili5.htm   (1041 words)

 An abbreviated look at Philippine History
During this same period, in history, the peoples of the region were building the rice terraces and other agricultural wonders that are known as common place today through the Asian communities.
ven though early history is clearly one of tribal rule that engaged in a bustling economy, European historians credit the voyages of Magellan, and succeeding expeditions from Spain, as the official accreditation and discovery of the region.
Clearly the Philippines was a prize catch for Spain, based on its number of islands and its size; which, at the time, was estimated to be larger than it actually was.
www.geocities.com /Tokyo/Towers/4385/ph02001.htm   (3545 words)

The Philippines were ceded to the U.S. in 1899 by the Treaty of Paris after the Spanish-American War.
Philippine History Timeline - Part I: Magellan, Rizal, and Philippine independence by David Johnson and Shmuel Ross B.C. Philippine Independent Church - Philippine Independent Church, religious body that separated from the Roman Catholic Church in 1902...
The Philippines - Philippines, The, officially Republic of the Philippines, republic (2005 est.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0107887.html   (1529 words)

 External liberalization, growth and distribution in the Philippines
It addresses two main issues: (I) the interaction of the timing, length and depth of trade and capital accounts with macro conditions; and (II) how macroeconomic policy was directed and coordinated during the period of the reforms.
The paper analyses the macroeconomic and political history of the Philippines from the post-independence period onwards in relation to movements of key macroeconomic variables.
The main period of focus is from 1980 till the present, since this was the period of the reforms.
www.eldis.org /static/DOC9878.htm   (354 words)

 The Philippines
As a religious and ethnic minority of the Philippines, the relationship of Muslim Filipinos with Christian Filipinos and with the Christian-dominated government is sometimes tense.
Average temperature of the Philippines is_____degrees in the lowlands and_____degrees in the highlands.
Average temperatures of the Philippines 80 degrees in the lowlands and 64 degrees in the highlands.
www.hawaii.edu /cseas/pubs/philippines/philippines.html   (7168 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
Unless one is a certified comedian, a person with some authority in government, politics, business, and society, is taken seriously when what he or she says anything that is publicized in media.
Thus, when a senator or the president speaks of "political tsunami" and another senator follows it up with "economic tsunami," their words gain as much currency as the US dollar.
Not long ago, some government official said that the Philippines was a rich country pretending to be poor, and the rest of us reacted violently because it was publicized.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2005/01/17/OPED2005011726575.html   (375 words)

 Independent Lens . IMELDA . Timeline | PBS
As a former colonizer of the Philippines and a strong supporter of the Marcos administration, the United States was also intertwined.
Imelda Marcos’s place in the history of the Philippines is undeniable.
From her post-World War II campaigning and worldwide popularity to her exile, return and new millennium “comeback” as a political cult figure, Imelda’s fame, notoriety and legacy continue to keep the Marcos name at the forefront of modern Filipino history.
www.pbs.org /independentlens/imelda/timeline.html   (125 words)

 Amazon.com: In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines: Books: Stanley Karnow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Philippine history is often described as 300 years in a (Spanish) convent and 50 years in Hollywood.
Karnow, however, makes a strong case that dreams of self-duplication in the Philippines were doomed to fail in a society with an entrenched oligarchy, a powerful tradition of compadre loyalty, and an inherent respect for unabridged power.
However, for an introduction to the political history of the Philippines, her close and unusual relationship with the United States, and the experience of re-creating American institutions in lands unlike our own, this book is not to be missed.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0345328167?v=glance   (1651 words)

 Sponsor A Child - Compassion - The Philippines: Leaders of Integrity Desperately Needed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Their very names conjure up images of political corruption and human-rights abuses perpetrated by the couple's 21-year regime in the Philippines.
In April, when Filipinos went to the polls to choose their latest president, the election was marred by spectacle complete with unexploded bombs, a movie star turned presidential candidate and accusations of voter fraud.
In attempts to right the wrongs prevalent in the political history of the Philippines, Flegel Andaya assumes responsibility as a Christian to ward off greed and corruption and fight for a just legal system.
www.compassion.com /sponsordonor/countrynews/ph/051705.htm   (519 words)

 Philippines - Country Profile - Republika ng Pilipinas - Philippines Tourism
A virtual destination guide to the Philippines, this page is about many aspects of the country with the filipino spirit.
The Philippine Islands are the highest portions of a partly submerged mountain chain and is made up of 7,107 islands; main island groups are Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
The Philippines is one of the most westernized nations in Southeast Asia—a unique blend of eastern and western culture.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/philippines.htm#Country   (943 words)

 The retrospective history of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/54a/index-a.html   (179 words)

 The Newark Metro: Living in Jersey City, Remembering the Philippines
The Philippines were a colony of Spain from 1521 until the conclusion of the Spanish-American War of 1898, when the United States occupied the islands as a commonwealth.
The Philippines, traditionally a U.S. ally, was aligned with the United States.
The American presence was not simply confined to the political history of the Philippines.
www.newarkmetro.rutgers.edu /essays/display.php?id=92   (2168 words)

 History Of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
That may be due to a large percent not caring what goes on there or never having the subject breached to them but my hope in putting some of the short and sweet tidbits of their history on here is so the world may know just a little of their history.
Are their pocket groups that "terrorize" for political or social gain of course.
During the period that we colonized the Philippines we treated the people and the government system there shamefully and it is something all Americans should be deeply sorry for.
webpages.charter.net /mcgoughm/filip/philhist.htm   (354 words)

 History of the Philippines
-Western discovery of the Philippines by Ferdinand Magellan, the voyage under the auspices of Spain's King Charles V. -Ruy Lopez de Villalobos, departing from Navidad, Mexico, reached Sarangani Island in Mindanao; named Leyte as Las Phelipinas in honor of then crown-prince Philip II of Spain.
-Rizal returned to the Philippines after a briefstay in Hong Kong where his family was exiled for Rizal's activities; founded La Liga Filipina, a nationalist organization to promote liberal demands; exiled to Dapitan upon order of Spanish Governor Eulogio Despujol.
-Arrival of Monsignor Placido Chapelle, U.S. apostolic delegate to the Philippines.
www.garmentsasia.com /philippines/history/phil_hist.shtml   (3004 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)

 BoondocksNet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Essays and contemporary texts, photographs and political cartoons introduce the organizations formed to oppose U.S. territorial and economic imperialism.
The development of political cartoons from the beginning of the 19th century through the first decades of the 20th, with cartoons by Thomas Nast and Honoré Daumier and portrayals of Theodore Roosevelt, Uncle Sam and woman suffrage.
The enduring cultural and political consequences of the Philippine Revolution and Philippine-American War.
www.boondocksnet.com   (503 words)

University of the Philippines - Philippines, University of the, main campus at Quezon City, the Philippines; English language;...
Philippine History Timeline - Part I: Magellan, Rizal, and Philippine independence by David Johnson and Shmuel Ross B.C. Philippines - Philippines Profile: People, History, Government And, Economy, Foreign Relations
Philippine Independent Church - Philippine Independent Church, religious body that separated from the Roman Catholic Church in 1902...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107887.html   (1576 words)

 Independent Lens . IMELDA . The Film | PBS
Few modern political figures have been as controversial, outspoken and perhaps misunderstood as Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines and the subject of award-winning filmmaker Ramona Diaz's IMELDA.
Universally known by her first name, or by her nickname, “The Iron Butterfly,” Imelda Marcos is the widow of the late Ferdinand Marcos, the exiled president of the Philippines.
The Marcoses ruled the Philippines for nearly 20 years after Ferdinand Marcos became president in 1965, declaring martial law in 1972 and maintaining close ties with the U.S. during their time in office.
www.pbs.org /independentlens/imelda/film.html   (467 words)

 HIST 32-History of the Philippines
A historical survey of the Philippines with emphasis on the political, social, economic, legal and cultural developments.
Major topics will focus on the anthropological, Asian, Spanish, Japanese and American influences, as well as independence movement, and political periods to the present.
Pose solutions to Philippine's economic status in light of Japan, PRC and the little "tigers" of Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia
www.solano.edu /webcms/display.asp?course_id=9622   (318 words)

 Amazon.ca: Closer Than Brothers: Manhood at the Philippine Military Academy: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In this innovative analysis of the military and political history of the Philippines, Alfred W. McCoy compares two generations of graduates from the Philippine Military Academy-the classes of 1940 and 1971.
Professor McCoy has made hmself one of the handful of scholars with a deep understanding of fhe forces governing politics in a country of 70 million people who seem much easier to understand than others in Southeast Asia but who are influenced by Malay as well as Spanish and American customs and ideals.
Today, as the Phililppine Armed Forces play another decisive role in their nation's history, this analysis is of immediate importance to those seeking to explore the role of armed, trained military leaders in countries whose democracies require support.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0300077653   (470 words)

Please, be patient with our brothers and sisters in the Philippines, as they're working hard to establish good quality electronic communication links while the so-called developed countries don't provide them with the high quality technology they reserve for themselves.
United Nations in the Philippines - offers access to UN organizations in the Philippines, their programs of work and their respective web-sites
The members of ASEAN are Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
www.ldb.org /philippi.htm   (497 words)

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