Suggested Reading On the Filipino American War

US soldiers in the Philippines, Manilla, during the Philippine-American war

When it comes to discussing wars, not a lot of people are aware of the fact that both America and the Philippines have fought against each other. While the Philippines considered it as the continuation of the struggle for independence, the Americans regarded it as insurrection. The war continued for almost three … 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

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

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