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The Philippines
 
 
Location: Archipelago of southeastern Asia, located south of Japan
 
Capital city: Manila
 
Interesting facts:
 
The Philippines is a major tourist destination for Asian travelers.
 
The Philippines was controlled by the United States of America from 1898 until 1946.
 
Taal Volcano, located on the Filipino island of Luzon, is the world's only volcano located in a freshwater lake.
 
The native language of the Philippines is Tagalog. The Filipino language combines Tagalog with 40 or so Spanish words and phrases. Today, many Filipinos speak Taglish, a combination of Tagalog/Filipino and English. A large number of Filipinos speak English as a second language.
 
Catholicism is the most common religion in the Philippines.
 
Explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed in the Philippines.
 
The Philippines were named after King Philip of Spain.
 
 
Free powerpoints for high school World History classes.
 
 
  Philippines Modern History Timeline Worksheet                  
  Philippines Modern History Timeline Worksheet                  
 
 
Printable Handwriting Practice Worksheets
 
Cursive | Print - Printable handwriting practice worksheet for kids featuring "Manila, Philippines"
 
Cursive | Print - Printable handwriting practice worksheet for kids featuring "Philippines"
 
Cursive | Print - Printable handwriting practice worksheet for kids featuring "Philippine Islands"
 
 
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