What Problems Do Soldiers Have When Caring for Their Feet?

Army soldiers would face several issues in their legs and feet.

Becoming a soldier is not an easy thing to do. There are several types of problems that one has to face while becoming a soldier and one of the biggest problems that arise is that the soldiers have to face foot problems. This is because they face various on-ground practical situations which … Read more

Where Can You See Spanish Colonial Architecture in the Philippines?

Entrance of Fort Santiago, Intramuros

For at least 333 years, Spaniards had complete control over the Philippines. Spaniards always saw the Philippines as a milestone for the Spice Islands. It was then when Ferdinand Magellan spearheaded the first Spanish exploration of the Philippines. He steps foot on Cebu in March 1521, where at a later time caused … Read more

Interesting Facts About The Filipino-American War

US Soldier in Philippines, Manila, during the Philippine-American War

This point of time has been significant to the Philippines and the United States of America. The initial conflict between Spain and the United States had resulted in the fateful war between the Filipinos and Americans that eventually formed a  long relationship that lasts for a century. Let’s try to look back … Read more

Top Movies Set During the Filipino American War

Gregorio Del Pilar and his foot soldiers

Movies that depict stories during war times were mostly based on history. World War I, World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Filipino-American War were just some of history’s well-known wars that movies were based on. War movies are quite tedious to produce since they need to be accurate with the … Read more

Why Did the US Want the Philippines?

General Gregorio del Pilar and his troops in Pampanga, circa 1898

The Philippines and the United States (U.S.) have a long-standing special relationship that dates back to the late 20th century. For starters, the U.S. has had a hand in liberating the Philippines from its centuries-long colonization by Spain. But, whether the U.S. had deliberately freed the Philippine Independence from the Spanish imperialists … Read more

How did Filipino-American War End?

Manuel L. Quezón, the first president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines

The Philippines and the United States (U.S.) have such an excellent diplomatic and economic relationship that the latter has always stuck its neck out for the other. The U.S. even has its breadcrumbs trails of culture and habits left in the country that Filipinos still practice. For instance, many families are born … Read more

Who was Emilio Aguinaldo?

Revered as a symbol of democracy and freedom, Emilio Aguinaldo is a Filipino military leader and politician who played a pivotal role in liberating the Philippines. After fighting with the Spaniards, who colonized the country for over three centuries, he became the Philippines’ first president. He then led the nation in another … Read more

A Brief Background About the Filipino-American War

A Brief Background About the Filipino-American War

A few years after the battle of Filipino nationalists against the Spanish, there transpired the Philippine-American War that spanned from 1899 to 1902. The bloodshed resulted in the death of over 20,000 Filipino soldiers and combatants, as well as over 4,200 Americans. But the casualties didn’t end there. More than 20,000 Filipino … Read more

Why We Should Know About the Philippine-American War

Philippine-American War

Once a foremost world power, Spain lost to the United States in the Spanish-American War of 1898 and ceded its colonies Cuba, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines. Along with the fall of the Spanish navy under the U.S. forces in Manila Bay, Emilio Aguinaldo declared that the Philippines was finally free … Read more

What is the Reason behind the Philippine-American War?

The Philippine-American War, also called the Filipino-American, was an armed conflict between the United States and Filipino revolutionaries from February 4, 1899, to July 2, 1902. Led by President Emilio, the insurrection was deemed as the continuation of the Filipinos’ decades-long struggle and fight for their independence from foreign colonizers. On the … Read more