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Filipino services to spain

  1. 1. 1. The Filipinos were not united. 2. The Filipinos were converted to Roman Catholic religion. 3. The Filipinos were offered rewards and honors by the Spanish rulers.
  2. 2. provided foods for the Spaniards worked in industries owned by the Spaniards fought on the side of Spain against Portugal joined the military expeditions to Borneo and the Moluccas fought on the side of Spain against the Dutch and the British joined the expedition to Indochina joined the expedition to Taiwan helped to colonize the Marianas, Palaus, and Caroline Islands helped put down the Chinese revolts and to stop the invasion of Lim-AhHong Christian Filipinos fought with Spain against the Filipino Muslims (Moros)
  3. 3.  it is not true that the Spaniards took away all the land from the Philippines.  Filipinos became the real farmers  All the Spaniards – officials, priest, soldiers, and civilians – would have died of starvation if the Filipinos had not provided them with food
  4. 4.  good builders of ships
  5. 5. Cebu in 1568 and 1570 Raha Tupas and his Cebuano warriors
  6. 6. In March 1578, the victory of Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Sri Lela (Sirela), was due to the courage and fighting ability of the Filipinos who helped him regain his throne. The Filipinos also helped the Spaniards to capture the rich Moluccas (Spice Islands) from the Portuguese and later, they were sent to capture it against the Dutch, who had taken over the Moluccas colony in the 17th century. The numbers of Filipinos shows that thousands of them fought these military wars to colonize the Moluccas unsuccessfully.
  7. 7. The result of the Dutch wars are as follows: 1. Victory of the Spaniards against the Dutch. The Philippines remained a colony of Spain because the Filipinos helped the Spaniards against the Dutch invaders. 2. The Filipinos suffered tremendously. The Filipino population declined during the Dutch Wars because many Filipinos were killed or ran to the hills. 3. The Philippine economy stagnated. Trade with Mexico, China and other countries was paralyzed. Filipinos left farms and industries to fight in the wars or to hide from them. The Filipinos paid the price of these costly wars.
  8. 8. The Filipinos helped France, another European power, to colonize Indochina in the 19th century. In 1858 – 63, about 1, 500 Filipino soldiers were sent by Spain to help its ally, France, to conquer the Vietnamese. The fighting skill of the Filipino was praise by the Spanish and French commanders.
  9. 9. When the Spaniards tried to colonize Taiwan (Formosa) in 1626 -1642, the Filipinos also took part in these expeditions. Filipino and Spanish troops manned the two Spanish settlements in North Taiwan. However, they surrender these garrisons on August 24, 1624. The Dutch took over the islands of Taiwan (Formosa).
  10. 10. • These countries were ruled by the Spanish governor in Manila and the Spanish bishop of Cebu. • The Filipinos helped the Spaniards to make these islands a colony and a Catholic area. • Filipino soldiers also helped to man the Spanish garrisons and to put down revolts of the local people.
  11. 11. Some abuses made by the Spaniards to Chinese: 1. The Chinese were forced to pay heavy taxes. 2. All Chinese were forced to live in the Parian (Chinatown) outside the city walls. 3. The Chinese were ordered to cut off their queues (long hair). 4. Many Chinese were deported to reduce their population. 5. The Chinese were massacred every time they revolted.
  12. 12. The word “Moro” in Spanish means a Muslim. The Filipino Moros in Mindanao and Sulu were not conquered by Spain. The Christian Filipino heroes who fought against the Filipino Moros from those wars are as follows:  Juan Aquino  Nicolas Martinez  Cirilo Maypit  Geronimo Sundulin
  13. 13. The Filipino Muslims also had their heroes. Those who depended Islam and Moro independence were: 1. Sultan Kudarat, the greatest warrior of Mindanao, who defended Lamitan against the Spaniards in 1637; 2. Sultan Jamalul Alam, who defended Jolo in 1876 and leased North Borneo (Sabah) to the British in 1878; 3. Datu Utto, who defended Cotabato in 1886-1887; 4. Datu Amai Pakpak, who defended Lanao in 1889-91; 5. Datu Pian (Amal Mingka), who conquered Cotabato and Tamontaka in 1878–1899.
  14. 14. • From our study of the help given by the Filipinos to the Spaniards during the Spanish era, we learn the following lessons 1. Without the cooperation of the Filipinos, Spain could not have ruled our for more than three centuries. 2. The Filipinos served Spain because of three reasons: a)Lack of unity among Filipinos; b) The Catholic religion; and c) Rewards and honors given to Filipinos who cooperated with Spain. 3. The Filipinos rendered the following services to Spain: a) Providing foods for the Spaniards b) Working in various industries that helped Spain; and c) Fighting in the armed forces of Spain against other Filipinos and foreigners 4. The Filipinos under Spain was like the time of the Israelites as slaves in Egypt. We became almost slaves in our own land. We learned the value of endurance, service and hope in God.