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Impact of American Rule

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Jessie Polistico

on 10 February 2013

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Chapter 19:
The Impact of
American Rule (1898-1935) Introduction of public school system (separate with the church and focused on values integration) EDUCATION & SCHOOL SYSTEM Board of Public Health was created to instruct Filipinos proper sanitation practices PUBLIC HEALTH & WELFARE TRADE & INDUSTRY length of roads increased to more than 2,000 kilometers of road TRANSPORTATION & COMMUNICATION Thomasites, early American teachers, teach to both male and females Group of Filipino pensionados or scholars was first time sent to US to study law, medicine, & other professions Increase in literacy rate and Filipinos learned the English language, the medium of instruction in public schools Founding of Siliman university, Central Philippine University and University of the Philippines Hospitals, leprosaria and dispensaries were established to cater to those who were sick and as resulted to lower mortality rate Proper nutrition and balanced diet was also incorporated in Filipino diet which resulted to healthier and taller Filipinos free trade relations between US and Philippines; no tax imposed to Philippine exports resulting to its increase coconut oil mills, cigar factories, fishing and canning were established in the country and brought employment to the Filipinos gold mining produced almost 7 million pesos worth of gold Manila-Dagupan Railway became the Manila Railroad Company and other railway lines were also extended introduction of caretellas, cars, submarines, ancient bull carts, etc. Manila-Dagupan Railway GOVERNMENT & POLITICS Partisan politics means a politics that is devoted to or biased in support of a certain party, group or cause. implementation of municipal elections. But after the creation of bicameral legislature, the election in the Philippines turned to be like the election of the Americans; electors began to spend a lot just to win the election, and they began to think of their own personal welfare instead of the welfare of the Filipino people Filipinos learned how to make and govern laws RELIGION Introduction of Protestantism to the Filipinos which was the religious beliefs of the Americans.

Later on, the Americans adopted the Roman Catholic Christianity after its invasion in the Philippines on July 4, 1946.

Establishment of the Iglesiani Cristo Church
by Felix Manalo. And Jehovah’s Witnesses started to preach from one house to another. ARTS, CULTURE & TRADITION Filipino people began to adopt the American fashion statement using hats, long sleeved clothes and long sleeved polo inside it with matching neck ties for men.

Art of Oil Paintings which is the process of painting with pigments that are bound with a medium of drying oil.

Red Blood Paint was also introduced which is a dark paint,also known as alizarin crimson chool. NEGATIVE RESULTS OF AMERICAN RULE no real industrialization in the hands of Filipino capitals because of the dependence of the Philippine to Americans who dictate the price of commodities brainwashing of Filipinos because in schools, they were taught of American culture and history which led them to admire the everything from the US and prefer anything "stateside" (colonial mentality) American diet such as hotdog, hamburger, french fries, etc. became more popular than Filipino delicacies Filipinos acquired materialistic view of life which weakened the Filipino's communal spirit towards an individualistic and consumerist way of life
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