American settlement in the Philippines began during the Spanish period, when Americans came to the islands primarily to conduct business. Spanish East Indies The story of the Philippines from 1521 to 1898 is an exciting epic of how a handful of Christian missionaries Spanish conquistadores They owned many businesses in trade and in the sugar industry. Trade is the willing exchange of goods, services, or both Trade is also called Commerce. Sugar is a class of edible Crystalline substances mainly Sucrose, Lactose, and Fructose. Although not harassed by Spanish laws, the American inflow to the Philippines was minimal until the Philippine-American War.
In 2007, the U. S. State Department estimated that there were over 250,000 U.S. citizens living in the Philippines. Article I section 8 clause 4 of the United States Constitution expressly gives the United States Congress the power to establish a uniform rule of naturalization 
American colonial rule in the Philippines has seen major immigrations to the Philippines. This article covers the history of the Philippines from 1898 to 1946 Retiring soldiers and other military-men were among of the first Americans to become long-term Philippine residents and settlers. The United States Army is a military organization whose primary mission is to "provide necessary forces and capabilities. The Education Act of 1901 authorized the colonial government to recruit American teachers to help establish the new educational system, and 80 former soldiers became teachers. They were soon joined by 48 teachers recruited in America who arrived in June of 1901 on the ship Sheridan, and by 523 others who arrived on August 1, 1901 on the Thomas. Events 30 BC - Octavian (later known as Augustus enters Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Year 1901 ( MCMI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting Collectively, these teachers became known as the Thomasites. The Thomasites is a group of about five hundred pioneer American teachers sent by the U  Besides English, the Thomasites taught agriculture, reading, grammar, geography, mathematics, general courses, trade courses, housekeeping and household arts (sewing, crocheting and cooking), manual trading, mechanical drawing, freehand drawing and athletics (baseball, track and field, tennis, indoor baseball and basketball). Phonology North American English regional phonology In many ways compared to English English, North American English is conservative in its Phonology. Agriculture refers to the production of goods through the growing of plants and fungi and the raising of domesticated Animals The study of agriculture Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία - geografia) is the study of the Earth and its lands features inhabitants and phenomena Mathematics is the body of Knowledge and Academic discipline that studies such concepts as Quantity, Structure, Space and Crochet (kroʊˈʃeɪ is a process of creating fabric from Yarn or thread using a Crochet hook. Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each Tennis is a sport played between two players ( singles) or between two teams of two players each ( doubles) Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m Many of these people settled in the Philippines and had Philippine spouses. By 1930, there were already thriving American and American mestizo communities.
The 1940s was a period of large scale influx of American immigration to the Philippines. The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949 Events and trends The 1940s was a period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s which also leads the period to be However, this was cut abruptly by the World War II. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Many Americans as well as American mestizos in the Philippines were interred and killed by the Japanese. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. After the Philippines gained independence from the United States in 1946, many Americans chose to permanently settle in the Philippines. Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Americans until the mid-1990s had a heavy presence in the cities of Angeles and Olongapo, northeast of Manila, due to the presence of large US military bases there. The 1990s collectively refers to the years between and including 1990 and 1999 Angeles City (Lungsod ng Angeles Kapampangan: Ciudad ning Angeles) geographically located within the province of Pampanga in the Philippines The City of Olongapo (Lungsod ng Olongapo Sambal: Syodad nin Olongapo) is an urbanized city located in the province of Zambales The following is a partial list of US Air Force bases and airfields, past and present During the American colonial period (1898-1946), a recorded number of more than 800,000 Americans were born in the Philippines. Year 1898 ( MDCCCXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Large concentrations of Filipinos with American ancestry aside from Metro Manila are located in the areas of the former US Army bases such as the Subic Bay area in Zambales and Clark Field in Angeles. Metropolitan Manila ( Filipino: Kalakhang Maynila, Kamaynilaan) or the National Capital Region (NCR ( Filipino: Pambansang This article is about the body of water for the Freeport see Subic Bay Freeport Zone, for other uses see Subic Bay (disambiguation. For the mountain chain see Zambales Mountains. For the ethnic group see Sambal people. Clark Air Base is a former United States Air Force base on Luzon Island in the Philippines, located 3 miles west of Angeles City, about 40 miles
The Philippine Children's Fund for America was created by the US and Philippine governments in 1991 to assist impoverished Filipino children of American ancestry, also known as Amerasians, by providing educational scholarships, employment and working visas to the United States. Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar. Around 56,000 children under the age of 16 benefit from the fund today. The Amerasian Foundation and Amerasian Family Finder networks with volunteers in the US and the Philippines to help Amerasians and their fathers reunite.
Amerasians can be found in the upper class, but also amongst the middle and lower classes as a result of the abandonment of their American fathers upon completion of military service and subsequent withdrawal of US forces. Their physiognomy and facial features are somewhat similar to Spanish mestizos, with more Nordic features. Spanish settlement in the Philippines first took place in the late 16th century during the Spanish colonial period of the islands A Viking is one of the Norse ( Scandinavian Explorers Warriors Merchants, and pirates who raided and colonized wide areas Many Amerasians who have Spanish surnames and born to white American mothers or out of wedlock to white American fathers may be mistaken or called as Spanish Filipino mestizos. There are also many American mestizos who are actually of mixed American and Spanish mestizo descent, and a small fraction of them does have blue or gray eyes and blonde pigmentation, and can pass as unmixed Caucasians. The Caucasian race, sometimes the Caucasoid race, is a term of Racial classification, coined around 1800 by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach for the "
Aside from Spanish and Mexican Filipino mestizos who are direct descendants of Spanish settlers (from Spain and Mexicans, some of them with Native American blood) in the Philippines from Spanish political period, there are also many Spanish and Mexican Filipino mestizos who are descendants of Hispanic American settlers from Spanish American and Mexican American origins. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. For indigenous peoples in the United States other than Hawaii and Alaska see also Native Americans in the United States. Spanish American ( Hispano Americano, derived from la ''[[Hispania]]'' now known as es ''[[Spain España]]'' the Roman name for the Iberian Peninsula See also History of Mexican-Americans Mexican Americans are Americans of Mexican ancestry There may even Spanish mestizos who have Spanish blood from Puerto Rican, Cuban American, and other Hispanic parentages. A Puerto Rican ('puertorriqueño' ( Taíno term boricua) is a person who was born in Puerto Rico. A Cuban American ( Cubanoamericano) is a United States citizen who traces his or her "national origin" to Cuba.
The majority of Black people in the Philippines who are sometimes classified as African-Filipinos or Afro-Filipino as an umbrella term are of part-African American descent, mostly descending from United States army servicemen. African Americans or Black Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have origins in any of the black populations of Africa The United States Army is a military organization whose primary mission is to "provide necessary forces and capabilities. (It should be noted that, unlike in the United States, there are no official race classifications in the Philippines. ) Chinese and other East Asian Filipino mestizos can be of part-Asian American blood. A Chinese Filipino ( Hokkien: Huâ-hui; Cantonese: Wàhfèi; Tagalog / Filipino: "Tsinoy" ( derived from Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. They include sub-ethnic groups such as Chinese Americans Filipino Americans Indian The number of American mestizos is thought to be between 20,000 and 30,000. Most speak Filipino and English. The majority are to be found in Angeles City, which has the largest proportion of Amerasians in the Philippines. 
Today, the Philippines has a large population of Americans and people with American roots, as well as a burgeoning Amerasian population. The Philippines ( Filipino: Pilipinas, officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (fil ''Republika ng Pilipinas'' RP In its original meaning an Amerasian is a person born in Asia, to a U  The overwhelming majority of unmixed Americans and American-Filipinos in the Philippines are what would be classified in the United States by the US Census Bureau and the EEOC as “White”, and most are male. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC is a federal agency charged with ending employment discrimination White People is the second album by Handsome Boy Modeling School.
The total number of US citizens living in the Philippines is more than 250,000. Article I section 8 clause 4 of the United States Constitution expressly gives the United States Congress the power to establish a uniform rule of naturalization The Philippines ( Filipino: Pilipinas, officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (fil ''Republika ng Pilipinas'' RP  Only about 22,000, however, are permanent settlers. About 81,000 are non-citizen residents, among such are businessmen, missionaries, and educators. These estimates may actually be lower than in reality.
For a list of prominent or noteworthy descendants of American settlers, see Category:Filipinos of American descent.