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  • Inspiration To The Philippine Nationalist Movement
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    In full, JOS'E PROTACIO RIZAL MERCADO Y ALONSO REAL ONDA (born 19 June 1861, Cal amba, Philippines- died 30 December 1896, Manila, Philippines), patriot, physician and man of letters whose life and literary works were an inspiration to the Philippine nationalist movement. Rizal was the son of a prosperous landowner and sugar planter of Chinese-Filipino descent on the island of Luzon. His mother, Theodora Alonso, one of the most highly educated women in the Philippines at that time, exerted a pow...
  • Philippines Their Independence
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    A number of factors contributed to the U.S. decision to go to war against Spain. Since the early years of the 19th century, many Americans had watched with sympathy the series of revolutions that ended Spanish authority throughout South America, Central America, and Mexico. Many people in the United States were irritated that the Spanish flag continued to fly in Cuba and Puerto Rico. The brutality with which Spain put down Cuban demands for a degree of local autonomy and personal liberty aroused...
  • Philippine Economy And Government
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    The Philippines and the World Market The Philippines is considered to be one of the most westernized countries in Asia. It has strong ties to the United States and the United Nations. In fact, It is the only charter member of the U.N. in all of Southeast Asia. The United States has a very close relationship with the economy and culture of the Philippines. For instance, Filipinos have a strong resentment toward communistic countries. During the cold war, the Philippines supported America by consi...
  • Philippines Its Independence
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    The first inhabitants of the Philippines arrived from the land bridge from Asia over 150,000 years ago. Throughout the years, migrants from Indonesia, Malaysia, and other parts of Asia made their way to the islands of this country. In the fourteenth century, the Arabs arrived and soon began a long tradition of Islam. Many Muslims are still living in the Philippines today. In 1521, Magellan claimed the land for Spain, but was killed by local chiefs who did not want Spain's inhabitancy. However, t...
  • Philippines
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    PhilippinesFilipinosManilaReligion holds a central place in the life of most Filipinos, including Catholics, Muslims, Buddhists, Protestants, and animists. It is central not as an abstract belief system, but rather as a host of experiences, rituals, ceremonies, and adjurations that provide continuity in life, cohesion in the community, and moral purpose for existence Women have always enjoyed greater equality in Philippine society than was common in other parts of Southeast Asia. Education and l...
  • Ocean Of The Commerce Of Future
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    Taking the Philippines There are many reasons why Beveridge wants to take the Philippines. The biggest issue had to do with trading. Not far away from the Philippines are China's illimitable markets. He said it was the last island empire in all the oceans. Once we had the Philippines our territory, the largest trade after would be Asia. The Philippines would give us a base open to the entire East. Beveridge claims the pacific is the ocean of the commerce of future. He says that wars in the futur...
  • First President Of The Philippine Republic
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    Spanish Colony 1565-1898 Ferdinand Magellan set out from Spain in 1519 on the first voyage to circumnavigate the globe with five ships and a complement of 264 crew. Three years later in 1522, only the one ship, the Victoria, returned to Spain with 18 men. The Philippines were the death of Magellan. The expedition sighted the island of Samar on March 16, 1521. Magellan was welcomed by two Rajas, Kol ambu and Si agu. He named the islands the Archipelago of San Lazaro, erected a cross and claimed t...
  • U.S. S Role As A World Power
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    The U.S. Rise There were many factors that contributed to the United States' rise and roles as a world power during the early 20th century. Presidential policies during this time period were the foundation of the U.S.'s role as a world power. The conflict in the Philippines was evidence of the U.S.'s ability to crush uprising and control a territory. The Spanish-American War demonstrates the U.S.'s role as a world power. Although the U.S. was only about a century old it's influence drastically a...
  • Modern Philippine History
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    PRE-SPANISH PHILIPPINES It is believed that the first inhabitants of the Philippines arrived over 300,000 years ago. It is commonly thought that they migrated over a land bridge, which existed at that time, from the Asian mainland. The next known in habitation is when the Negrito or A eta arrived in the islands around 25,000 years ago. However, they were driven back by several waves of immigrants from Indonesia, only to be followed by the maritime peoples of the Malayan islands. Although there i...
  • Philippine Constitution
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    The Political Environment of the Philippines Historical Facts: The Philippines overcame many obstacles in history that reshaped the political environment of modern times. The Philippine islands have a strong Spanish influence. Records in history date back to 1521 where Ferdinand Magellan colonized the islands in the name of Charles I of Spain. The Spanish objectives focused Philippine society toward the spread of Christianity, colonization in the name of Spain, and acquiring key positions in the...
  • Corazon Aquino
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    Lead and Manage People Leadership is the key dynamic force that motivates and co ordinates an organization to accomplish its objectives. A leader creates a vision for the others and then directs them towards achieving that vision. To be a leader you must have followers who have confidence in you and who give you their support and commitment to a goal. My Leadership Role have been employed at Harley Nursing Home since September 1997 every Sundays. My initial position at Harley was as a kitchen ha...
  • Back Home In Filipino
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    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 i...
  • National Democratic People's Movement
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    PHILIPPINE SOCIETYANDREVOLUTION " Integrating Marxist-Leninist theory with Philippine practice is a two-way process. We do not merely take advantage of the victories achieved abroad so that we may succeed in our own revolution. But we also hope to add our own victory to those of others and make some worthwhile contribution to the advancement of Marxism-Leninism and the world proletarian revolution so that in the end mankind will be freed from the scourge of imperialism and enter the era of commu...
  • Philippine Military Under Marcos
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    The videos trace the development of the United States' colonial policy in the Philippines. It all started with helping a disaster-stricken young republic in creating a democratic society. In order to do that, the Philippines welcomed U.S. intervention. The U.S. was their hope to be freed from the Japanese and to rid their label of being the "sick man of Asia". Of course, U.S. aid came with extensive stipulations requiring amendment of the Philippine Constitution. Americans suddenly now had almos...
  • Economy Of The Philippines Per Capita Income
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    The Economy of the Philippines Per Capita Income: The per capita income of a certain country is the GDP of that country divided by the total population. In the Philippines the per capita income is approximately $700. When compared to the per capita income of the United States, which is about $22,000, it is easy to tell that the economy of the Philippines is very, very poor. GDP: Growth: 5.7% GDP = 82.8 billion dollars % FROM AGRICULTURE: 17.1 (important because you would think that since they ma...
  • White Man's Burden
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    Published in McClure's Magazine in February of 1899, Rudyard Kipling's poem, "The White Man's Burden", appeared at a critical moment in the debate about imperialism within the United States. The Philippine-American War began on February 4 and two days later the U.S. Senate ratified the Treaty of Paris that officially ended the Spanish-American War, ceded Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines to the United States, and placed Cuba under U.S. control. Although Kipling's poem mixed refrain to empir...
  • Filipino Culture
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    Filipino culture is very influenced by the Spanish conquest which began mid-millenium. Many of the traditions of the Phillipines are actually Spanish traditions. The food is a combination of Asian and Spanish cuisine, and the language is made up of Spanish, English, and a touch of Japanese. 1574 Spanish Colonization +Annual visits of "Manila Galleon" to Mexico maintains European contact +Filipinos driven to high mountains +Intricate stone terracing techniques developed for flatland farming on sl...
  • Programs I.T. Education In The Philippines Needs
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    What is Information Technology? Information technology or I.T. is a development that makes our lives easier. It makes it possible for us to see the world in a different manner. It also brings change in the way we live. James Martin, the author of The Wind Society said, "Most of the changes are changes for the better: better education, better news media, better forms of human communication, better entertainment, better medical responses, less pollution, less human drudgery. Less use of petroleum,...
  • Religious Fanaticism Of The Filipinos
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    Religious fanaticism of the Filipinos has its roots in the Spanish occupation of the Philippines. For more than 300 years the Philippines was colonized by the Spanish and instilled in the Filipinos their values and religion Christianity, which resulted in the deeply rooted sense of spirituality of the Filipinos. This fanaticism has paved the way for the Filipino's current state of fanaticism. This fanaticism was emphasized because of the recurring disasters and tragedies which bombarded the Phil...
  • Third Source Of Marcos's Funds
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    The Marcos rule was economically disastrous for the Philippines. The causes of this were greatly made by the abuses of the Marcos es and their cronies. Their crimes brought our country into deep poverty and trouble at the end. And the evidence of their scandalous acts is found in various published materials. Some people have estimated that the Marcos's and their associates took at least 5 billion dollars of ill-gotten wealth. But there are other materials suggesting that Marcos took even greater...

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