Who was Emilio Aguinaldo?


Who was Emilio Aguinaldo?

Imperialism and Independence:

Since the days of Christopher Columbus, many countries have pursued their interests in overseas colonies. The results of these imperialistic pursuits varied. Sometimes the colonizers settled the new territory; other times they exercised economic and political control from abroad. All the while, the colonized people fought back for their independence.

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Emilio Aguinaldo was a nationalist who fought for the independence of the Philippines. He led the struggle for Filipino independence against the...

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The Annexation Debate & Rebellion of the Philippines


Chapter 4 / Lesson 12

The Philippines underwent changes in leadership and national attitude towards their surrounding countries and the United States. Learn about the benevolent assimilation involvement of the US and the rebellion of Filipino nationalists that promoted independence, but not until after 1946.

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