Francis Burton Harrison, (born Dec. 18, 1873, New York City—died Nov. 21, 1957, Flemington, N.J., U.S.), U.S. governor general of the Philippines (1913–21) and later adviser to Philippine presidents.
Who was the last American Governor-General in the Philippines?
Diego de los Ríos
|The Most Excellent Diego de los Ríos|
|Succeeded by||Elwell Stephen Otis as Military Governor of the Philippines|
|Born||April 9, 1850 Guadalajara, Spain|
|Died||November 4, 1911 (aged 61) Madrid, Spain|
Who was the American governor of the Philippines?
United States Military Government of the Philippine Islands
|United States Military Government of the Philippine Islands Gobierno militar estadounidense de las Islas Filipinas (Spanish)|
|• 1898–1901||William McKinley|
|• 1901–1902||Theodore Roosevelt|
Who is General Segundo Cabo?
Pasqual Enrile y Alcedo (13 April 1772 – 6 January 1836), a native of Cádiz, Spain, was the Spanish governor-general of the Philippines from December 23, 1830 to March 1, 1835.
|Pasqual Enrile y Alcedo|
|Monarch||Ferdinand VII of Spain|
|Preceded by||Mariano Ricafort Palacín y Abarca|
|Succeeded by||Gabriel de Torres|
What is the power of Governor-General?
Section 61 of the Constitution states two principal elements of executive power which the Governor-General exercises, namely, the execution and maintenance of the Constitution, and the execution and maintenance of the laws passed (by the Parliament) in accordance with the Constitution.
Why did the US want the Philippines?
Americans who advocated annexation evinced a variety of motivations: desire for commercial opportunities in Asia, concern that the Filipinos were incapable of self-rule, and fear that if the United States did not take control of the islands, another power (such as Germany or Japan) might do so.
When was the American period in the Philippines?
During the American colonial period (1898–1946), a recorded number of more than 800,000 Americans were born in the Philippines.
Who gave the name Philippines?
The Philippines was named after Prince Philip (later King Philip II) of Spain, by the Spanish explorer Ruy Lopez de Villalobos during his 1542-1546 expedition to the islands.