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"...America is in the Heart is a deeply moving account of what it is like to be treated as a criminal in a strange and alien society - one to which the immigrant has been drawn precisely because of the attraction of its ideals. "I know deep down in my heart,' he wrote, 'that I am an exile in America...I feel like a criminal running away from a crime I did not commit. And this crime is that I am a Filipino in America"' Introduction, pg. vii

"Popular education was spreading throughout the archipelago and this opened up new opportunities. It was a new and democratic system brought by the American government into the Philippines, and a nation hitherto illiterate and backward was beginning to awaken. In Spanish times education was something that belonged exclusively to the rulers and to some fortunate...

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