Friday, November 17, 2017

Fact of the Day: Philippine-American War

As a result of the Spanish-American War, Spain lost control over the Philippines. Native Filipinos tried to establish a new republic but America defeated them in the Philippine–American War. The Philippines would remain a territory of the United States until 1946. 

8 comments:

  1. America sure wanted it and then not.

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  2. I was born in the Philippines and still remember as a kid learning about this part of our History class. Man...the colonial mentality of the country I think will always be there just because of everything it went through.

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  3. Really interesting but still many countries have this colonial mentality!

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  4. Ahh! The good old days of hegemony! I would like to think we are evolving on this planet, but right now I think we are going backwards. Happy Friday, my friend!

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  5. Yes, this was a time when America was competing with other countries to build an overseas empire.

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  6. ahh...Maifest Destiny...I don't know why that popped into my head. So Many loved to take control over all the islands...and more

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