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Philippines History

Philippine History During the Spanish Colonial Times
In 1521, Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese explorer who was serving the Spanish crown, landed in Samar Island on his voyage to circumvent the globe. He explored the islands and named it Archipelago of San Lazaro. … Spain ruled the Philippines for 356 years.

History of the Philippines
Philippines (Philippines) has a long history since prehistoric times. Anthropologists have evidence that ancient humans homo sapiens have occurred in the area Palawan has been around for at least 50,000 years and these people call it Tabon Man thousands of years later. Have moved people of mixed Australian ancestry to islanders (Austronesian), which is the ancestor of most Filipinos today In addition, those who migrated from neighboring countries such as Indonesia and through southern China, Taiwan and Chinese minority merchants. Which arrived in China around the 8th century

The expedition of the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who had been conducting exploration for Spain in 1521, was the first time that Westerners had entered. Get to know the Philippine Islands After trying to convert a native to Christianity, it caused a clash with a native leader Lapu-lapu. In the battle, a group of explorers were defeated and Magellan was killed, but his boat was able to return to Spain. On 27 April 1565, the first Hispanic community was established in this archipelago.

The arrival of Christian clergymen in various denominations, including Augustinians and Franciscans, followed by the Jesuits, Dominicans, and Recollects. These clergymen accompanied the troops to various islands. To find natives and villages After a short time the Spanish established a church and barracks. And seek valuable resources such as gold and spices Catholicism has become the mainstream religion of the Philippines.

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