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[J]ust beyond the Philippines are China's illimitable markets. ; from Vincent Ferraro, ed., "Albert J. Beveridge: In Support of an American Empire," Documents Related to American Foreign Relations , Item Type | Speech. SENATOR GEORGE FRISBIE HOAR ON SELF-GOVERNMENT FOR THE 3. continues to this day over U.S. standing in the world and its relations with Pacific nations. the jingoism” of Senator Beveridge's speech and “remains a timeless argument against And just beyond the Philippines are China's illimitable markets. God has not been preparing the English-speaking and Teutonic peoples for a thousand 'The Project for the New American Century,' with multiple ties to the top . As Beveridge stated in April "Our institutions will follow our flag on the .. He envisioned the Philippines as the gateway to control of trade with China.
Army campaign on the island of Marinduque during the Philippine-American War of  "You have sacrificed nearly seventeen thousand American lives—the flower of our youth. You have devastated provinces. You have slain uncounted thousands of the people you desire to benefit.
You have established reconcentration camps. Your generals are coming home from their harvest bringing sheaves with them, in the shape of other thousands of sick and wounded and insane to drag out miserable lives, wrecked in body and mind.
You make the American flag in the eyes of a numerous people the emblem of sacrilege in Christian churches, and of the burning of human dwellings, and of the horror of the water torture.
Your practical statesmanship which disdains to take George Washington and Abraham Lincoln or the soldiers of the Revolution or of the Civil War as models, has looked in some cases to Spain for your example. I believe—nay, I know—that in general our officers and soldiers are humane. But in some cases they have carried on your warfare with a mixture of American ingenuity and Castilian cruelty.
Your practical statesmanship has succeeded in converting a people who three years ago were ready to kiss the hem of the garment of the American and to welcome him as a liberator, who thronged after your gay men when they landed on those islands with benediction and gratitude, into sullen and irreconciliable enemies, possessed of a hatred which centuries can not eradicate.
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Smith who were court-martialed. They never rebel in Northern Luzon because there isn't anybody there to rebel. The country was marched over and cleaned out in a most resolute manner. The good Lord in heaven only knows the number of Filipinos that were put under ground.
Our soldiers took no prisoners, they kept no records; they simply swept the country, and, wherever or whenever they could get hold of a Filipino, they killed him.
The women and children were spared, and may now be noticed in disproportionate numbers in that part of the island. Our soldiers have pumped salt water into men to make them talk, and have taken prisoners people who held up their hands and peacefully surrendered, and an hour later, without an atom of evidence to show that they were even insurrectors, stood them on a bridge and shot them down one by one, to drop into the water below and float down, as examples to those who found their bullet-loaded corpses.
It is not civilized warfare, but we are not dealing with civilized people.
The only thing they know and fear is force, violence, and brutality, and we give it to them. A reporter for the Philadelphia LedgerNov. Young had one killing of lately, and J. Bell a killing ofwhile there have been several ranging from 50 to New York Evening Post reporter "The time has come, in the opinion of those in charge of the War Department, to pursue a policy of absolute and relentless subjugation in the Philippine Islands.
If the natives refuse to submit to the process of government as mapped out by the Taft Commission, they will be hunted down and will be killed until there is no longer any show of forcible resistance to the American government. The process will not be pleasant, but it is considered necessary. William Eggenberger described with boyish glee an incident in which he and a fellow private had terrorized the inhabitants of a nipa hut by sticking their bayonets through the side of the house.
With low chances of employment and prohibited from owning land, most of them engaged in small businesses or acted as skilled artisans to the Spanish colonial authorities.
Most of the Chinese who arrived during the early Spanish period were Cantonese from "Canton, Nyngo, Chincheo, and Macau", who worked as stevedores and porters, as well as those skilled in the mechanical arts.
From the midth century, the Hokkienese migrants from Fujian would surpass and vastly outnumber the Cantonese migrants. During the Philippine Revolution ofthey would eventually refer to themselves as Filipino,[ citation needed ] which during that time referred to Spaniards born in the Philippines. The Chinese mestizos would later fan the flames of the Philippine Revolution. As American rule in the Philippines started, events in Mainland China starting from the Taiping RebellionChinese Civil Warand Boxer Rebellion led to the fall of the Qing Dynastywhich led thousands of Chinese from Fujian province in China to migrate en masse to the Philippines to avoid poverty, worsening famine, and political persecution.
This group eventually formed the bulk of the current population of unmixed Chinese Filipinos. Following the recognition of the People's Republic of China as the sole representative of the Chinese government, and at the same time fearful of harboring Chinese nationals whose loyalty will shift to the newly recognized Communist government[ citation needed ], Marcos ordered a revision of all existing nationality laws which led to an easier acquisition of Philippine citizenship, which most Chinese Filipinos took advantage of.
This signified a major leap for the community, majority of which now owes loyalty to Manilarather than to Taipei or Beijing. In relation to this, Chinese schools, which were governed by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China Taiwanwere transferred under the jurisdiction of the Philippine government's Department of Education.
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Virtually all Chinese schools were ordered closed or else to limit the time allotted for Chinese language, history, and culture subjects from 4 hours to 2 hours, and instead devote them to the study of Filipino languages and culture. Marcos' policies eventually led to the formal assimilation of the Chinese Filipinos into mainstream Filipino society. Despite President Aquino's Chinese ancestry, the initial proliferation of anti-Chinese sentiments among some Filipinos and the sudden attainment of freedom from Martial Law under President Marcos led to several crimes being committed against Chinese Filipinos.
These include rampant extortion, kidnapping, and even murder. Unity for Progress by Teresita Ang-See, [n 1] which called for mutual understanding between the ethnic Chinese and the native Filipinos. Aquino encouraged free press and cultural harmony, a process which led to the burgeoning of the Chinese-language media.
Origins[ edit ] Ethnicity of Chinese Filipinos, including Chinese mestizos Virtually all Chinese in the Philippines belong to either the Hokkienese- or Cantonese-speaking groups of the Han Chinese ethnicity. Most Filipino-Chinese now are second or third generation, natural-born Philippine citizens who can still look back to their Chinese roots and have Chinese relatives both in China as well as in other Southeast Asian or Australasian or North American countries.
The Minnan form The Minnan Hokkienese currently dominate the light industry and heavy industry, as well as the entrepreneurial and real estate sectors of the economy. Many younger Minnan people are also entering the fields of banking, computer science, engineering, finance, and medicine. To date, most emigrants and permanent residents from Mainland China, as well as the vast majority of Taiwanese people in the Philippines are Minnan Hokkienese people.
They began to migrate in small numbers to the Philippines during the Spanish Period, but were eventually absorbed by intermarriage into the mainstream Hokkienese.