Filipino American – Level 3

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Filipino American
Filipinos have a long history in the United States. They have led movements, confronted injustices, and have created world-shaking ideas.

  • People in the Philippines were under Spain and landed in California as part of the Spanish galleons.
  • The Philippine-American War occurred when the U.S. took possession of the Philippines.
  • In 1906 Filipinos migrated to Hawaii to work in sugar plantations and came to the West coast in the 1920s.
  • As a colony, the Philippines allied with the U.S. in WW2.
  • In the 60s, Filipinos fought for equality alongside Black power and Chicano movements.
  • There are now more than four million Filipinos in the United States.

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