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A small island located at the entrance of Manila Bay.It is a memorial for the valor of the Filipinos and Americans who stood their ground against the.

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2 A small island located at the entrance of Manila Bay.It is a memorial for the valor of the Filipinos and Americans who stood their ground against the Japanese invaders. In 1942 General McArthur and Manuel

3 Quezon left forAustralia,leaving Lt.Gen.Jonathan Wainwright in command. The Phil. and American forces held out for 1 month but finally surrendered. In 1945 General McArthur returned and recaptured Corregidor.

4 CORREGIDOR

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6 TOPICS: 1.Changes in transportation 2.Changes in communication 3.Changes in interests and customs

7 CHANGES IN TRANSPORTATION Roads and bridges were constructed. The Manila-Dagupan Railways was bought by the govern- ment from the British.(Manila Railroad Company).

8 CHANGES IN TRANSPORTATION An electrically run vehicle called tranvia was introduce by the Manila Electrical Company (MERALCO) IN Trucks were introduced. Water travel became better.

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10 CHANGES IN TRANSPORTATION More ports were built Cars were introduced The first airplane in Manila arrived in The Phil. Aerial Taxi Company opened in 1930.Planes flew from Manila to Baguio and Paracale.

11 CHANGES IN TRANSPORTATION The Iloilo-Negros Air Express Company was opened in Its planes flew from Manila to Iloilo,Bacolod,Davao and places in the south.

12 CHANGES IN COMMUNICATION Telephones,radios, televisions and wireless telegraph was introduced. Bureau posts were created.

13 CHANGES IN INTERESTS AND CUSTOMS American names became popular: Tom John Jun Mary Cherry

14 The Filipinos spoke like Americans. They dress like Americans. American sports were introduced like: Tennis, Soccer,Basketball,Bowling,

15 Baseball and Football Holidays in America also became holidays in the Phil. like: Washington Day(Feb.22) Memorial Day(May 30), Glorious Fourth(fourth Thursday of Nov.)

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