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    Bulosan Vs Filipinos

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    This example illustrates how Bulosan reinforces the dominant racial hierarchy of Americans over Filipinos through the specific word choices. In this instance, this quote occurs in the chapter following the TB diagnosis and near the later part of the book. Bulosan could have chosen to make this sentence more succinct, but instead he expands on the idea of going to school In America over the Philippines. What really makes this example interesting is that this exchange takes place after Allos’s TB diagnosis, so the argument could be made that he is reflecting on his life. At this point in the reading, the TB diagnosis makes him sympathetic in the eyes of his audience, since with TB, death is an inevitability. With this quote, he is reiterating…

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    This example illustrates how Bulosan reinforces the dominant racial hierarchy of Americans over Filipinos through the specific word choices. In this instance, this quote occurs in the chapter following the TB diagnosis and in the later part of the book. Bulosan could have chosen to make this sentence more succinct, but instead he expands on the idea of going to school In America over the Philippines. What really makes this example interesting is that this exchange takes place after Allos’s TB…

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    pre-second World War. From receiving prestigious education at an American institution, to traveling thousands of miles for work, the Filipina/o community always persevered towards breaking down the ethnic and gender barriers.…

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    History is littered with examples of what happens when there is little to no legal system set up, or when the system is weak. In attempts to keep the peace, government forces act well beyond their mandate, and take the law into their own hands. They execute anyone suspected of illegal activity without due process, even if the accused has done nothing wrong. It is a barbaric practice that belongs in the past, and yet it continues to this day. There is no clearer example than the Philippines and…

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    Philippines Assimilation

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    What is the importance of assimilation and amalgamation in the US? The objective basis for assimilation is the immigrants’ integration into the political economy and social structures of their adopted country. Filipinos were required to participate in the American social-economic system to survive in a new economy. The second process deals with “social reproduction” of the Filipino national minority in Hawaii. In 1978, the U.S assimilation was polarized along racial lines on the assimilation…

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    Identification System (IBIS). As stated by the National Police Commission (NPC), IBIS is a system wherein all evidences gathered such as bullets, in the actual scenes of firearm-related cases are encoded and recorded in a database. This system is intended for cross-matching of guns; and, for easier future references especially during investigation and court trials as it has a capability to store, compare, and recall even millions of data entries in the database. According to the PNP, nine (9)…

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    Impact on schooling & education. As Filipino American’s are more likely to speak English, their successful access to and achievement within the U.S. education system is greater than that of Mexican American’s. Important Traditions Filipino American traditions. Many Filipino American traditions center on family and Catholicism such as Misa de Gallo (series of nine Christmas mass) and Noche Buena (grand family Christmas Eve dinner after midnight mass). Other traditions and cultural themes…

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    dependent on its colonizers, since they were the ones who built the concept of a nation. In effect, the Philippines failed to see the underlying motives of these foreigners, which is to manipulate the country to be of aid to their own needs. This manipulation is materialized in the transnational companies entering the country and the basis of some of our laws and systems today, both to be discussed more thoroughly later on. The Philippines in recent times has also been negotiating with the…

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    After the civil war, the United States had begun its turn that led them to set as the world function. From the late 1800s, the United States began to collect power through Cuba, Hawaii, and the Philippines. Economic became a large factor in the American imperialism; more specifically, that development in foreign trades is a crucial part in the growth of America. The United States had become an empire. The America achieved what they want, however they took advantage of their superiority, and…

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    The Philippine archipelago comprises of Filipinos who’s linguistically and culturally diverse. In fact, there are 171 living languages being spoken in the Philippines today. However, these languages do no merely reflect governmental and educational policies. The current constitution of Philippines states that both Filipino (Tagalog) and English are the official languages of the country. The concept of what language should be used as a medium of instruction is an occurring debate in the…

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