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When Did Philippine History Commence? Aha

Indigenous peoples have lived in the location for thousands of years and had been eventually assimilated by the Malayo-Polynesians who migrated to Luzon and the area of Manila. 1 of the key reasons given was that the proposed National Capitol to be constructed in the vicinity of the present-day Rizal Park was also susceptible to naval bombardment. A committee led by Manuel Mañosa, Sr. and Juan Arellano made a Zoning Plan for Manila based on the original Burnham Program. The final drawings and documents were recommended for approval in 1933 and eventually became the basis for Manila’s very first zoning...