The Philippine revolution of 1896 has inspired me the most. The Filipinos staged a revolution against Spain, the erstwhile colonizer. It was spearheaded by the poor led by Andres Bonifacio, a plebeian. We had already gained our independence, we were installing a government when the Americans snapped our independence with a ruse of purchasing the Philippines from Spain. Spain could not have sold what it had already lost. The Americans were then expanding, toward Asia in an spate of imperialism and annexed the Philippines as jumping board to the great market of China. We have regained our independence from America in 1946 but has remained a neocolony as per design of the U.S. The Philippine revolution of 1896 continue to inspires us. Today, the United States has its dream come true of making China its market since 1900. But China has awakened from its slumber in the hands of the West and is now competing as world economic power.
by Krissi877 years ago
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by Snøwman3 years ago
Why did the Americans start a revolution?I have some Ideas, but I want to read your opinions.The taxes the USA got from the British weren't that bad. They could have lived a normal life under British rule. Compared to...
by Chris Mills4 years ago
Should government inspire loyalty, freedom or dependence in citizens?It seems to me that my personal attitude toward government and the attitude toward government which that government itself attempts to instill in me,...
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