Men in the Philippines

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  • Leyte Gulf Battle Analysis

    Battle of Leyte Gulf took place in the Philippines and pitted Japanese and the United States naval forces against one another for command and control of the western Pacific region during World War II. The Philippines, to the United States, was another stepping stone closer to striking at Japan’s home island and also a vital staging point to wage war against Japan’s merchant supply line of valuable resources such as oil and fuel. Japan was required to defend the Philippines in the interest of securing its merchant supply routes that fueled its naval armada and to stop the further advance of the United States in its efforts to collapse the Japanese imperial reach. The Battle for Leyte Gulf began operationally on October 17th and would conclude on October 26th with a victory in the favor of the United States. The Battle of Leyte Gulf is known for its massive naval engagements and the largest amphibious assault operation in the Pacific Theater and only second in size to the Normandy invasion, which would all occur between October 24th and October 26th. The purpose of this battle analysis is to not focus on the impressive and vital naval engagements to the overall operation,…

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  • Annex The Philippines Dbq Analysis

    In the late 19th century and early 20th century, the United States went to great lengths to expand its influence overseas. Fueled by the belief in imperialism, America expanded its global powers to Central America to places such as Puerto Rico, Panama, and the Philippines. The issue of whether or not the U.S should annex the Philippines struck a controversy and led to varying opinions of U.S expansion among Americans. Different understandings of America's identity as "the land of the equal" as…

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  • Compare And Contrast Aristotle And St. Thomas Aquinas

    A current issue with the Philippine society is the change of government. President Duterte's plan is to change the democratic government of the Philippine and aligned it to France's federal parliamentary government (Cayabyab, 2016). Likewise, the two philosophers, Aristotle, and St. Thomas Aquinas, is sharing common perception towards democracy. In Aristotle's "The Politics", he scrutinized the ideology, 'Democracy', concluding that those ‘many’ who control the government only benefit…

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  • Reasons For The Annexation Of The Philippines

    333 years Spain controlled the Philippines as of her colonial Empire. The Pilipino people made multiple attempts to free themselves. They failed. In January 1889 the USS Maine was ordered to Cuba to protect US interests. On February 16th 1889, shortly after her arrival, the USS Maine exploded in Havana Harbor killing over 250 men. The US was quick to blame Spain for the explosion. US citizens were whipped into an Anti-Spanish hysteria. Despite President McKinley’s desire to avoid war, the yellow…

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  • Annexation Of The Philippines In The 19th Century

    Lodge, and Alfred T. Mahan. After failed attempts to trade with the Japanese during the mid nineteenth century, the United States gained a foothold in Asia by annexing the Philippines, which it had gained in the Treaty of Paris (1898) from Spain as a result of the Spanish defeat in the Spanish-American War. The people of the Philippines were excited, at first, about annexation because they wanted U.S liberation, protection, and freedom. The United States Government received push back from its…

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  • Analysis Of The Spanish American War And Spanish-American Manhood

    The Spanish-American War and the Philippine-American War have often been categorized as either where the United States went wrong and became an imperialist power or where it went right and exerted its right to protect and promote democratic values. Historically the literature about United States involvement in the Spanish-American War has been to commemorate 1898 as the moment in which the nation first projected itself as a world power. The year 1898 was a watershed moment in history, it has…

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  • Filipino-American War Essay

    The Philippine-American War concluded five years ago, and the United States’ promise to free the Philippines has failed. When America first decided to engage in battle against Spain, the Philippines were fully supportive, for they believed they would gain freedom. The United States pledged the Filipinos that they would gain independence after Spain was defeated. First we promise the Philippines independence, then we kill around 20,000 of their people. The United States had no right to take the…

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  • Annexation Of The Philippines Case Study

    The Philippines did not have a stable government and were very limited. In addition to this, if the U.S. did not annex the Philippines, then other countries such as Germany or france could have easily taken over due to the government in the Philippines. Plus, the reasons for annexation were To educate the people because everyone deserves the right to an education and to lead the Philippines in the right direction towards independence and self-government lastly To Christianize and make the…

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  • Ferdinand Magellan Reaction Paper

    Ferdinand Magellan was a well-known figure in the Philippine History. He was a Portuguese explorer who gives Spain their fame because of his expedition looking for westward route to Moluccas that result to the first circumnavigation of the Earth. With the consent of the King of Spain, Magellan then with five ships and more than 300 men began their voyage. As Magellan’s trip landed in the Philippines, he met Rajah Humabon of Cebu and became friend with him. Humabon then embraced Christianity as…

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  • The Middle Ages

    women, the poor and basically the whole population of Europe to live in. With an unequal, unhealthy and unstable society, we can say that this period is a failure compared to today, or is ours a failure too? To compare and contrast the two I used the conditions of present-day Philippines. To start, we have social hierarchy and how the people under these classes stand in the society. In the Middle ages, people fall into three estates: The Aristocracy, The Clergy and The Peasantry. In the…

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