History Of The Philippines (1898–1946)
This article covers the history of the Philippines from 1898 to 1946 and spans the Spanish-American War (after which the United States acquired the Philippines from Spain) and the subsequent Philippine–American War, the Philippines as a U.S. territory, the Philippine Commonwealth, the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during the World War II, and Philippine independence from the U.S. in 1946.
Read more about History Of The Philippines (1898–1946): Historical Perspective, Spanish-American War Period (1898), Insular Government (1901–1935), Commonwealth Era (1935–1946), Japanese Occupation and World War II (1941–1945), Independence (1946)
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“History is more or less bunk. Its tradition. We dont want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinkers damn is the history we make today.”
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