|Awards||Philippine Republic Medal|
|Nickname(s)||“The Fiery General” “Toñing” “El General Monico” “General Articulo Uno” “Heneral Luna”|
|Allegiance||First Philippine Republic|
Who is the last general in Philippines?
Simeon Arboleda Ola and his heroism was a bit different for his descendants after several historians started considering Miguel Malvar the “last Filipino general to surrender to the Americans during the end of the Philippine-American War.”
Who is the youngest general in the world?
He may be the youngest person to hold the rank of brigadier general in the US Army; at the age of 20, he remains the only general too young to vote for the president who appointed him.
|Service/branch||United States Army Union Army|
|Years of service||1861–1883|
|Rank||Brigadier General Brevet Major General|
Why did America 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.
Is the Philippines a US territory?
For decades, the United States ruled over the Philippines because, along with Puerto Rico and Guam, it became a U.S. territory with the signing of the 1898 Treaty of Paris and the defeat of the Filipino forces fighting for independence during the 1899-1902 Philippine-American War.