Friday, May 11, 2012
The Chamorro Race
This event led to a war that will see the virtual extinction of the Chamorro. Agat, Vienna, Hagatna, Bago and Umatac: the population was reduced from 200,000 in 5000 and forced to live in nearly five villages. And led by priests and the army, and was to follow the daily worship, and to learn the Spanish language. Filipino and Spanish soldiers on the island, and the Chamorro race Metissa find a final solution. The effects of the presence of Spanish now find themselves in buildings, bridges, castles and churches all over the island.
From 1898 to 1941, the U.S. was a period in Guam. Was ceded the island to the United States under the Treaty of Paris which took place at the end of Spanish-American War. Under Musharraf, marine station, there was improvement in agriculture, planning and education in the region and public health. Guam has a base of contacts and supplies for the U.S. Navy until 1941. At that time the island fell to the Japanese who attacked Pearl Harbor.