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Philippine History - A narrative / synopsis on Philippine history: from the pre-colonial Spanish times up to the present.


Time Line of Historical Events - A list of important events recorded in Philippine history.


Presidents & Vice-Presidents - A list of presidents and their vice-presidents from the time of Emilio Aguinaldo to Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.


Filipino Flag - Philippine Flag - The evolution of the Philippine flag starting from the time of Andres Bonifacio and the Katipunan to the present day Philippine flag.


Philippine Statistics - data about Philippine population, per capita income and more.


About the Philippines - land, bodies of water, fishery, minerals and other natural resources.


Early Inhabitants of the Islands - origins of the first Filipinos.


Spanish Expeditions to the Philippines - The expeditions of Magellan, Villalobos and Legazpi to the Philippine islands.


Spain as Colonial Masters - how the Spanish crown governed the Philippines when it was a colony.


The Galleon Trade - about the galleon trade between Manila and Acapulco during the Spanish times.


Secularization of Priests - which sparked Philippine nationalism.


Gomburza - Gomez, Burgos & Zamora - The death of Fathers Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgoz and Jocinto Zamora that inspired the propaganda movement against Spanish rule


La Solidaridad & La Liga Filipina - About the revolutionary newspaper La Solidaridad and the organization called La Liga Filipina.


The Katipunan - Andres Bonifacio started the revolution against Spain by establishing the Katipunan.


Cry of Pugad Lawin - The shouting of the Katipuneros and the tearing of their cedulas.


The Biak na Bato Republic - the republic the Aguinaldo established and the pact done at Biak na bato.


The Spanish-American War - the short war that ended with Spain selling her colonies to the U.S.


Battle of Manila Bay - On May 1, 1898, the U.S Navy attacks and destroys the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay.


Revolutionary Gov't: Malolos Congress - the short-lived government established by Aguinaldo in Malolos, Bulacan.


Filipino-American Hostilities - the conflict between the American forces and Filipinos during the American period.


End of the Philippine Revolution - the capture of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo put an end to the Katipunan.


The Taft Commission - a commission to hasten the transformation of the Philippine military government to civilian.


The Philippine Commonwealth - the 10 year transition period to prepare the country for independence.


Tydings-McDuffie Law - the Philippine Independence Act or more popularly known as the Tydings-McDuffie Law


Japanese Occupation - Japan invades the Philippines during World War II and was liberated by the Allied forces in 1945.


The Philippines During Martial Law - President Marcos declares martial law on September 21, 1972.


Photos of Old Manila - a collection of old photographs of people and places from the late 1800s to early 1900s.


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Links Page - A list of notable websites relevant to Philippine history.


Contact Us - Email address contact of Philippine history site.


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