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They were followed by speakers of the Malayo-Polynesian languages, a branch of the Austronesian language family, who began to arrive in successive waves beginning about 4000 BC, displacing the earlier arrivals.Before the expansion out of Taiwan, recent archaeological, linguistic and genetic evidence has linked Austronesian speakers in Insular Southeast Asia to cultures such as the Hemudu, its successor the Liangzhu The jade is said to have originated nearby in Taiwan and is also found in many other areas in insular and mainland Southeast Asia.These artifacts are said to be evidence of long range communication between prehistoric Southeast Asian societies.By 1000 BC, the inhabitants of the Philippine archipelago had developed into four distinct kinds of peoples: tribal groups, such as the Aetas, Hanunoo, Ilongots and the Mangyan who depended on hunter-gathering and were concentrated in forests; warrior societies, such as the Isneg and Kalinga who practiced social ranking and ritualized warfare and roamed the plains; the petty plutocracy of the Ifugao Cordillera Highlanders, who occupied the mountain ranges of Luzon; and the harbor principalities of the estuarine civilizations that grew along rivers and seashores while participating in trans-island maritime trade.
The Sa Huyun culture showed evidence of an extensive trade network.
Spanish rule ended in 1898 with Spain's defeat in the Spanish–American War. The Treaty of Manila in 1946 established an independent Philippine Republic.
The Philippines then became a territory of the United States. S forces suppressed a Philippine Revolution led by Emilio Aguinaldo. The Philippine Commonwealth was established in 1935, as a 10-year interim step prior to full independence. In 1972, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos imposed martial law.
The United States established the Insular Government to rule the Philippines. However, in 1942 during World War II, Japan occupied the Philippines. Following the assassination of Ninoy Aquino, Marcos held snap elections in 1986 and subsequently fled the country during the People Power Revolution which installed Cory Aquino as president and reestablished democracy.
In 1907, the elected Philippine Assembly was set up with popular elections. In the 21st century, the Philippines is the 12th most populous country of the world, part of ASEAN, a key ally of the United States, with an economy dominated by fishing and agriculture with a growing business process outsourcing (BPO) industry and nearly 10% of the population abroad as overseas Filipino workers.