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Progress in Education Public Health & Welfare

Trade, Commerce, and Industry

Transportation & Communication Individual Freedoms

Political Consciousness

Language & Literature

Negative Results

PROGRESS IN EDUCATION
PROGRESS IN EDUCATION

Emphasized the democratic traditions and

practical application of law and principles.

Made enrollment in public schools was compulsory.

Compelled Filipinos to learn the English language.

Increased Filipino literacy.

PROGRESS IN EDUCATION
PROGRESS IN EDUCATION

American soldiers- first public school

teachers

Thomasites- American teachers on board the S.S. Thomas.

Pensionados- Filipino students who

showed aptitudes were sent to US.

PUBLIC HEALTH & WELFARE
PUBLIC HEALTH & WELFARE

Minimized the spread of diseases and

improved health of people.

Epidemics were either prevented or minimized by establishing Quarantine

Service.

Introduced new methods of prevention and treatment through health education (of

sanitation and hygiene).

Created Board of Public Health (1901) intensified campaign for the eradication of superstition and ignorance.

PUBLIC HEALTH & WELFARE
PUBLIC HEALTH & WELFARE

Provided facilities for the release of human

misery and misfortune.

Improved standard of living.

Replaced salt-and-rice nutrition by

balanced diet.

TRADE, COMMERCE, & INDUSTRY
TRADE, COMMERCE, &
INDUSTRY

Passed Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act (1909) :

partial free trade relations between the Philippines and US were established.

Passed Underwood-Simmons Tariff Act (1913) : abolished quota limitations on Philippine export products.

TRADE, COMMERCE, & INDUSTRY
TRADE, COMMERCE, &
INDUSTRY

Textile, fishing and fish-canning, alcohol

distilleries, sugar centrals and cigarette

factories multiplied.

Mining became the backbone of Philippine economy.

OE: Placing Philippine economy at the mercy of the Americans.

TRANSPORTATION & COMMUNICATION
TRANSPORTATION &
COMMUNICATION

Bridges and culverts numbered.

Means of transportation improved.

Cars, trucks, and railway cars speeded up the means of transportation.

Brought far-flung provinces nearer

Manila by extending railroad lines to

the North and South of Luzon.

TRANSPORTATION & COMMUNICATION
TRANSPORTATION &
COMMUNICATION

Developed water transportation to

connect islands of the south with the provinces of Luzon.

Encouraged interisland shipping.

Opened more than a hundred ports to

domestic shipping.

Progress in communication was notable.

TRANSPORTATION & COMMUNICATION
TRANSPORTATION &
COMMUNICATION

Introduced telephone lines in Manila in 1905 and radio-telephone service in 1933 (linking towns and provincial capitals).

OE: American altruism was engrafted with profit motive.

INDIVIDUAL FREEDOMS
INDIVIDUAL FREEDOMS

Extended the democratic principle of

equality in rights and obligations as well as in opportunities.

Sedition Law of 1907 : considered it

seditious of any Filipino to advocate independence.

Flag Law of 1907 : prohibited the display of the Filipino flag.

INDIVIDUAL FREEDOMS
INDIVIDUAL FREEDOMS

Filipinos enjoyed freedom of religious

worship, freedom of press, freedom to assemble peaceably for the redress of

grievances, freedom to change

domicile, and freedom of speech. Applied the principles to the poorest and illiterate common tao .

POLITICAL CONSCIOUSNESS
POLITICAL CONSCIOUSNESS

Brought partisan politics.

Imposed political pattern: issues were outlined; platforms were prepared;

speeches were delivered; and political

chest funds were accumulated.

Control of the law-making body and Filipinization policy of Harrison led to deep political consciousness.

LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

Development of Filipino literature in English.

Adoption of American words and

phrases in Philippine languages.

LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

Bulakbol Slacker Parbol Foul ball

Mindaun Men down in baseball

Bistik Beefsteak Kendi Candy Ispiker Speaker of the House

LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

Sa ibabaw ng lahat Above all Kalangitang pinagbawal Forbidden glory

Sumandal laban sa pader To lean

against the wall

Magbukas ng apoy To open fire

NEGATIVE RESULTS
NEGATIVE RESULTS

Most westernized country in the Orient.

American goods and services were considered luxuries.

Resulted to neglect and consequent

death of Filipino industries.

Stateside (American goods) is the best,

if made in Philippines it is inferior.

NEGATIVE RESULTS
NEGATIVE RESULTS

Softened the Filipinos by pampering

their stomach.

Filipinos suffered a partial loss of their

heritage.

Love of their language and culture has

been replaced by the adoration of

American language and culture.

NEGATIVE RESULTS
NEGATIVE RESULTS

Movies : purveyor of American

materialism which implied success. Success is measured in terms of material possessions. American gangsterism displayed machine guns and brilliant strategy which is imitated.