Rare Photos * Philippine-American War 1896-1901 * Jose Rizal * Emilio Aguinaldo

The Philippine-American War is largely forgotten these days – but the events surrounding that war continue to be debated and discussed . The time period is a collision between various events including: The Spanish-American War – the execution of Jose Rizal – The Philippine Independence movement – The formation of a Philippine Revolutionary Government – the writing of the Philippine Constitution * The election of the first Philippine President * The arrest of the Philippine President * The Philippine- American War * The annexation of the Philippine islands by the USA * the destruction of the Spanish Fleet in Manila Bay …etc. This video attempts to connect some dots and inspire the viewer to consider how each event relates to the others. Music is authentic tribal / aboriginal gongs from the Ifugao Tribe of Northern Luzon.