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The Filipinos or the Filipino people are the native inhabitants and citizens of the Republic of the Philippines located in Southeast Asia. The term Filipino (feminine: Filipina) may also refer to people of Philippine descent. Filipinos are culturally diverse Asians. Once enslaved by the Spaniards ... they finally were out of the Spaniard grasp on June 12,1898. Sold to the US for $20 mil. they were then released and a war was born against America and their Filipinos.. after which they fought side by side they began to come to a compromise.
-They were the first Asian ethnicity to reach North America. Due to the Spanish Galleon TRADE.
-Second Largest Asian ethnicity in the US.
-CREATED the YoYo which was originally a weapon.
-CREATED the landrover of which we used to travel the moon.
-CREATED the fluorescent lights above your heads.
-CREATED the HackySack.
-Etc.
Filipinos are ASIAN, dumbass. Philippines is part of southeast asia homie. XD if we were pacific islanders we`d be like hawaiian or some part of america. if we arent considered southeast asian.. then why bother that japanese be asian too? cmon filipinos carry blood of hawaiians, spanish, chinese, japanese, and whatever else there is out there. "Philippines is a member of ASEAN, the Association of SOUTHEAST ASIAN Nations. The cultural links with Malaysia, Indonesia and neighboring SE Asian nations is undisputed." "Tagalog is very closely related to languages of countries which are in Southeast Asia, namely Malaysian and Indonesian, and there are many cultural similarities between the three nations despite the Catholic/Spanish overlay influence in the Philippines and the Muslim influence in M'sia and Indonesia. Not to mention that the Philippines is a member of ASEAN, the "Association of SOUTHEAST ASIAN Nations."
by JoannaR November 11, 2006
The Filipinos or the Filipino people are the native inhabitants and citizens of the Republic of the Philippines located in Southeast Asia. The term Filipino (feminine: Filipina) may also refer to people of Philippine descent. Filipinos are culturally diverse Asians. Once enslaved by the Spaniards ... they finally were out of the Spaniard grasp on June 12,1898. Sold to the US for $20 mil. they were then released and a war was born against America and their Filipinos.. after which they fought side by side they began to come to a compromise.
-They were the first Asian ethnicity to reach North America. Due to the Spanish Galleon TRADE.
-Second Largest Asian ethnicity in the US.
-CREATED the YoYo which was originally a weapon.
-CREATED the landrover of which we used to travel the moon.
-CREATED the fluorescent lights above your heads.
-CREATED the HackySack.
-Etc.
Filipinos are ASIAN, dumbass. Philippines is part of southeast asia homie. XD if we were pacific islanders we`d be like hawaiian or some part of america. if we arent considered southeast asian.. then why bother that japanese be asian too? cmon filipinos carry blood of hawaiians, spanish, chinese, japanese, and whatever else there is out there. "Philippines is a member of ASEAN, the Association of SOUTHEAST ASIAN Nations. The cultural links with Malaysia, Indonesia and neighboring SE Asian nations is undisputed." "Tagalog is very closely related to languages of countries which are in Southeast Asia, namely Malaysian and Indonesian, and there are many cultural similarities between the three nations despite the Catholic/Spanish overlay influence in the Philippines and the Muslim influence in M'sia and Indonesia. Not to mention that the Philippines is a member of ASEAN, the "Association of SOUTHEAST ASIAN Nations."
by JoannaR November 11, 2006

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