This paper is about the cultural policies implemented by the Japanese Military Administration during their occupation of the Philippines (1942-1945). It is the intention of this piece to prove that the orders which the Japanese imposed were directed at suppressing the Filipinos in many aspects...
The Philippines Under Japan: Occupation Policy and Reaction
Ikehata Setsuho and Ricardo Trota Jose, editors
Quezon City / Ateneo de Manila University Press / 1999
By Temario C. Rivera
If understanding the past is a key to making sense of the present and the future, this collection of eight...
which declared the dissolution of his regime.
founded Lyceum of the Philippines University-Manila
Controversies/Issues during Term
-cooperated with the Japanese in contrast to the decision of Filipino Chief Justice Abad Santos
- declared the country...
During the colonization of the Philippines, the Filipinos lost their freedom. They were being abused by the Spaniards.
These are the settings in the Spaniards colonization:
The Filipinos are required to pay a TRIBUTO or TRIBUTE (TAX).
FORCED LABOR is established under the Spaniards government...
Spanish Colonization (1521 - 1898)
Early Spanish expeditions
The Philippine islands first came to the attention of Europeans with the Spanish expedition around the world led by Portuguese explorerFerdinand Magellan in 1521. Magellan landed on the island of Cebu, claiming the lands for Spain and...
The Philippines, an archipelago of 7,107 islands (about 2,000 of which are
inhabited), with a land area of 115,600 sq m, has a population of 76.5 m. Some
87 major dialects are spoken all over the islands. English and Filipino are the
official languages with English as the language of...
How did Japan administer its Southeast Asian ‘empire’ and what was the response in (one or two) Southeast Asian countries to Japanese occupation?
In the grand scheme of world history Japan was one of the last countries to try their hand at colonisation. Stemming from domestic feelings of inadequacy...
Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo
March 22, 1869–February 6, 1964
was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader. Aguinaldo became the Philippines' first President. He was also the youngest (at age 29) to have become the country's president, the longest-lived president (having survived to age 94)...
anthem of the Philippines. Its music was composed in 1898 by Julian Felipe, with lyricsin Spanish adapted from thepoem
, written by José Palma in 1899.Originally written as incidental music, it did not have words when it was adopted as the National Anthem of the Philippines andsubsequently...
“History is the study and understanding of significant past events that might refresh our minds and taught us lessons of reality of life.”
Wave of Migration Theory
Negritos – Negritos represent a resourceful and hardworking Filipinos because in their time, hardwork and patience...
situation that keeps on occurring. But this problem is a lot more serious in other part of the world, like in Asian where women actually do this as an occupation, or in Europe where the prostitutes are the “innocent” women who are punishing the “guilty” and of course America where it is an illegal underground...
Syudad sang Iloilo or Dakbanwa sg Iloilo; Filipino: Lungsod ng Iloilo; Spanish: Ciudad de Iloilo), is a highly urbanized city on Panay Island in the Philippines, and the capital city of the province of Iloilo. It is the regional center of the Western Visayas as well as the center of the Iloilo-Guimaras Metropolitan...
inaugurated in November 1935. He is recognized as the second President of the Philippines. When Manuel L. Quezon was inaugurated President of the Philippines in 1935, he became the first Filipino to head a government of the Philippines since Emilio Aguinaldo and the Malolos Republic in 1898. However, in January...
History of Philippine Educational System
PERIOD BRIEF HISTORY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES LEGAL MANDATES PROPONENTS
Pre – Spanish/ Pre-Hispanic
1521) The early Filipinos were already civilized, before the Spanish came and conquer our country. They...
commissioned for use in the proclamation of Philippine independence from Spain. This task was given to Julián Felipe and was to replace a march which Aguinaldo did not find to be satisfactory. The title of the new march was Marcha Filipina Magdalo ("Magdalo Philippine March") and was later changed to Marcha...
The History of the Philippines is believed to have begun with the arrival of the first humans via land bridges at least 30,000 years ago. The first recorded visit from the West is the arrival of Ferdinand Magellan on Homonhon Island, southeast of Samar on March 16, 1521. Although, prior to Magellan's...
events of Japan’s colonialism and imperialism. Outlook of the narratives have been of debate among Japanese politicians and scholars, liberals and conservatives. Many progressive & left-leaning Japanese academics and the international community believe the victimization of the people of Asia are whitewashed...
November 30, 2012
Bro. Armin Luistro, FSC
Secretary, Department of Education
Dear Bro. Armin,
As a student from De La Salle University and a concerned citizen of the Philippines, I would like to raise up some issues that I have noticed in some history textbooks being...
an almost intrinsic part of him. It
took him only three years to complete
his secondary education, graduating as class salutatorian in high school.
In 1929, he entered the University of the Philippines. While studying, he worked as a
writer and printing assistant at the
Carmelo and Bauermann...
This site is dedicated to Ahn Chang Ho, Korean patriot and independence leader during the Japanese occupation of Korea. He spent many years in the United States organizing Korean immigrants to fight against Japanese imperialism.
4) The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 -
sang and danced during the sacrifice offered to their gods, in their festivities, and in their funerals.
Colonial Period and War Years
Spanish Period. The church greatly influenced the life of the Filipinos. The early schools started by the friars did not include physical education. The religious...
The Philippine Commonwealth Era
The Commonwealth era is the 10 year transitional period in Philippine history from 1935 to 1945 in preparation for independence from the United States as provided for under the Philippine Independence Act or more popularly known as the Tydings-McDuffie Law. The Commonwealth...
Did Japanese Atrocities in the Philippines have an impact on the uprising of the Philippine Guerrillas Movement after the American/Filipino defeat in 1942?
Candidate Number: 004812-013
Candidate Name: Armand Mendoza
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years, the province became one of the most progressive provinces in country, owing to its proximity to Metro Manila, the economic center of the Philippines. Antipolo, Taytay and Cainta serve as the economic centers of the province, while Angono, Rodriguez, Morong, San Mateo, Tanay, Binangonan and Teresa...
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 post-independence period (1946-present).
The first people in the Philippines, the Negritos, are...
Philippine Literature during the Japanese Era
During the Japanese Occupation, when Tagalog was favored by the Japanese military authority, writing in English was consigned to limbo. It picked up after the war, however, with a fervor and drive for excellence that continue to this day. Stevan...
Shaun Lim (18) 5I
"Western colonisation contributed more to the advancement of nationalist goals in Southeast Asia than the Japanese Occupation." Do you agree? Explain your answer.
Advancement nationalist goals is seen as any form of progress – in terms of its creation, extensiveness, maturity and...
* The Commonwealth of the Philippines was the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of the Philippines from 1935 to 1946 when the country was a commonwealth of the United States.
* Commonwealth was created by the Tydings-McDuffie Act also known as Phil. Independence...
The Commonwealth of the Philippines administered the Philippines from 1935 until 1946, aside from a period of exile in 1942 to 1945 when Japan occupied the country. It replaced the Insular Government, a U.S. territorial government, and was established by the Tydings–McDuffie Act. The Commonwealth was...
regained all of its territorial losses and invaded Germany and its allies. During 1944 and 1945 the Japanese began suffering major reverses in mainland Asia in Burma and South Central China whilst the United States defeated the Japanese Navy and captured key Western Pacific islands.
The war in Europe ended...