Why Is There an Armed Revolution Going on in the Philippines? In 1898, after 300 years of rule, Spain sold The Philipines to the United States for $20million. In 1946 the US granted independence to The Philippines but continued their military presence and economic hold on the country. Powerful landed dynasties and corporations now control much of the country. Revolutionaries have been fighting for true independence and access to land throughout this time.
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