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Consequences of the American colonial rule

During the Spanish period: Spaniards gave large land properties to the Catholic Church The Americans took care of the redistribution of the land properties Payment: $7.2 million Vatican (1904)

Consequences of the American colonial rule


Economic Development : related to and depending on the United States. More focused on mining and exporting crops. Industrial growth didnt take place.

Consequences of the American colonial rule


Manuel Quezon, the first Philippine president

Consequences of the American colonial rule


The Japanese occupation 1942-1944

Consequences of the American colonial rule


The first step to liberation October 1944 Douglas Mac Arthur With 700 vessels and 174,000 army and navy

Consequences of the American colonial rule


FREEDOM AT LAST! 1946- Philippine independence 148 years later than the freedom which was written down by Julian Felipe in the Philippine anthem called LUPANG HINIRANG

Consequences of the American colonial rule


THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES July 4, 1946

Effects of the American period

Purchasing of Friar Lands

Spanish weights and measures improved

Modern machines

Export Crops: Sugar, Copra, Coconut, Metals


and Hemp

Growth: Mat and Hat, Cloth weaving industry, rattan


and wood furniture, pottery and brick industry, slipper industry

Creation of many roads- Gov. Gen. Cameron Forbes

Manila-Dagupan RailwayRailway Company

Philippine

Opening of shipping ports

MERALCO old Spanish horse drawn street car line in Manila organized by Charles M. Swift
La Electricista won the bidding by default was granted the original basic franchise of Meralco

American imported electric street cars

China clipper

PLDT communication Currency Silver to Gold Philippine Postal Savings Banks Philippine National Bank

Protestant Christianity

National Heroes Day Valentines Day Christmas Tree, Christmas Lights, Cards and Halloween Party