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Emilio Aguinaldo

(1869—1964)

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Expansionism

Expansionism  

Expansionism—the desire of nations and empires to annex lands, peoples, or resources belonging to others—is a peculiar characteristic of a world order where boundaries are subject to the ambitions of ...
James Franklin Bell

James Franklin Bell  

(1856–1919) brigadier general, born near Shelbyville, Kentucky. Bell wrote the first U.S. Army manual on the conduct of maneuvers. Bell was the commandant of the General Service and Staff College ...
Manuel Luis Quezon

Manuel Luis Quezon  

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(1878–1944)Filipino statesman, President (1935–44). He followed Aguinaldo in the Philippine wars against Spain and the USA (1896–1901). Later he served in the Philippines Assembly and became resident ...
Philippine War

Philippine War  

(1899–1902) a conflict directly resulting from the Spanish-American War (1898). After a U.S. Army expedition captured Manila on August 13, 1898, Spain ceded the Philippine archipelago to the U.S. in ...
Philippines

Philippines  

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The Philippines has lagged behind the ‘tigers’ of South-east Asia—always on the brink of economic take-offThe Philippines is an archipelago of more than 7,000 islands, though many are tiny and less ...

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