June 12, 1898 was the proclamation of the sovereignty and independence of the Philippines from #Spain's colonial rule. Spain was defeated at the mock Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. Spain later ceded the Philippines to US in 1898 Treaty of Paris that ended the Spanish-American War. The US recognized Philippine independence on July 4, 1946 in the Treaty of Manila until August 4, 1964 when a law designated June 12 as the country’s Independence Day. #ProudToBePinoy
$21.95 Cut-Out Coin Jewelry - Puerto Rico Explorer Christopher Columbus arrived at Puerto Rico which became a Spanish colony and important military outpost. Over the years, numerous unsuccessful attempts were made by the French, Dutch and English to conquer the island, but it remained an overseas province of Spain until the Spanish-American War. Under the Treaty of Paris of 1898, it was ceded to the United States, and its residents became American citizens in 1917. FREE SHIPPING!
In a letter called "Provocations in the South China Sea" to the Post, Zhu Haiquan, spokesman for the Chinese embassy, wrote that Huangyan Island is Chin.
Antique Spanish American War Enameled Flags Sterling Heart Charm This interesting antique enameled heart charm features both the American and Cuban flags and was most likely made to commemorate the Unites States' victory over Spain in the Spanish-American War. After loosing the war, Spain signed the "Treaty of Paris" in 1898 and recognized Cuba's independence.