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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Resolution Of The "Liga Patriotica", A Civil Orginization Of The City Of Manila, Philippine Islands

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09693.21 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 29 July 1935 Pagination: 2 p. ; 23.7 x 15.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Resolution Of The 'Liga Patriotica', A Civil Organization Of The City Of Manila, Philippine Islands," dated July 29, 1935. The message concerns the independence of the Philippine Islands. A resolution was sent to the United States government thanking them for the support in establishing a commonwealth and the enacting of the Tydings-McDuffie Act.

Background Information: The Tydings–McDuffie Act is a United States federal law that established the process for the Philippines, then an American colony, to become an independent country after a ten-year transition ...period.See More

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Great DepressionCongressHouse of RepresentativesPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentPhilippinesLawLibertyFilipinosAsia

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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