Philippines {Filipino}

By Samidha

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Push Factors


  • Poverty from 1909 to 1935 from IIocano ( overpopulation )
  • 1972 Ferdinand Marcus became Dictator
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Pull Factors

Filipinos to Texas and U.S.

To US

  • Pensionados Act drew them to come study in the US
  • In Hawaii there was demand for labors ( Filipinos especially since many different languages were spoken in Philippines )


To Texas
  • Climate
  • San Antonio is military city
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Important People

Cultural Highlights

Cultural Influences

Music

  • Similar sounds


Holidays
  • Some holidays are celebrated in the Philippines and US


Food
  • Some food in the US is based if Filipino foods
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Immigration to Texas

Is Texas better off today due to immigration?

Yes. This is true for many different reasons

  • economy
  • diversity
  • political


Some reasons specific to Filipinos
  • Most Filipinos either served in the US army, or they were nurses
  • If not, they were labor workers for US farmers
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Bibliography

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Memorial to Martyr Dr. Jose Rizal, site of execution, recreation of last moments of the hero's life, Rizal Park, Luneta, Manila, Philippines, Southeast Asia, Asia. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Feb 2016.


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World war 2, far eastern front, a column of japanese pows of the kwantung army (guandong army) being led by red army soldiers, 1945.. Photograph.Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Feb 2016



Parade along White Beach during the Ati-Atihan Festival, an annual feast in honour of the Santo Nino, Boracay, Aklan, Philippines, Southeast Asia, Asia. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Feb 2016.


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Most Of The Filipinos In Texas Are, Comparatively Recent Arrivals. Strong Economic, And Political Ties With The Spanish Empire, and From The 16Th To The 19Th Centuries Brought. "Filipinotexans." NARRATIVE TEXTS (n.d.): 1-2. Web.


"Ten Filipino Desserts You Should Make for Christmas - Kawaling Pinoy." Kawaling Pinoy. N.p., 22 Dec. 2015. Web. 03 Feb. 2016.


Bar "La Venta de Don Jaime" (barrio Argelles); tapas de "adobo" y "chopitos" (chipirones) t¡picas de Andaluc¡a; jerez y olivas. Photography.Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 8 Feb 2016.