MATRIX OF THE PHILIPPINE PRESIDENTS|
PRESIDENT| POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY| POLITICAL EXPERIENCE| ACHIEVEMENTS| STRENGHTS, WEAKNESSES, THREATS| EVALUATION| EMILIO AGUINALDOYears of Administration:March 22,1897- April 1, 1901| Dedicated to the expulsion of the Spanish and independence of the Philippines through armed force.| He was elected cabeza de barangay of Binakayan, QuezonHe also engaged in inter-island shipping, travelling as far south as the Sulu ArchipelagoThe first person to hold the title of capitan municipal of Cavite El Viejo.| He proclaimed the Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898He made Elementary Education compulsory and free.Local Government reorganization| STRENGTH:Strong will of giving freedom to the Philippines.WEAKNESSES:Did not have enough resources to execute all his plans for the government.| President Emilio Aguinaldo succeeded with his plan in eradicating the Spaniards with the help of the Americans. Although he had limited resources, he managed to achieve his goals with the help of the Americans.| PRESIDENT| POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY| POLITICAL EXPERIENCE| ACHIEVEMENTS| STRENGHTS, WEAKNESSES, THREATS| EVALUATION| MANUEL L. QUEZONYears of Administration:November 15, 1935- August 1, 1944| Quezon fight for political and economic independence and the other in the attempt to preserve and maintain that independence once attained.| Served as the President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines Quezón was the first Senate President elected to the presidencyIn the 1941 presidential elections, Quezón was re-elected| Government ReorganizationTackled the problem of landless peasants in the countryside. President Quezon implemented the Rice Share Tenancy Act of 1933Initiated women's suffrageRecommended that Tagalog be adopted as the basis for the national languageSocial justice program| STRENGTH: The proclamation of our national language increased the Filipino’s sense of Nationalism during that time.| Quezon succeeded in obtaining some legislation on autonomy or ultimate independence that laid down the foundations of Philippine independence.likewise succeeded as Commonwealth president in ensuring to a large extent the foundations of a forthcoming independent republic.| PRESIDENT| POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY| POLITICAL EXPERIENCE| ACHIEVEMENTS| STRENGHTS, WEAKNESSES, THREATS| EVALUATION| JOSE P. LAURELYears of Administration:October 14, 1943-August 14, 1945| The ideological policy of the Laurel government was national survival. So Laurel tried his best in cushioning the impact of the devastation and suffering.| Elected to the Philippine SenateAssociate Justice of the Supreme Court| Laurel-Langley Agreement which incorporates his idea that the Philippines must not grant rights and privileges to citizens of foreign countries unless full reciprocal rights and privileges were likewise granted by them to the Philippines.| STRENGTH: His nationalism and his great value to life was his remembrance to the Filipinos. Engaging to another war was a suicide for our young country during that time.WEAKNESSES: although he was elected as the president of the Republic, he had limited powers and considered as a puppet president of the Japanese.| Laurel is considered as doing his best in interceding, protecting and looking after the best interests of the Filipinos against the harsh wartime Japanese military rule and policies.| PRESIDENT| POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY| POLITICAL EXPERIENCE| ACHIEVEMENTS| STRENGHTS, WEAKNESSES, THREATS| EVALUATION| SERGIO OSMENA SR.Years of Administration:August 1, 1944- May 28, 1946| Initiated the restoration of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines| Served as Governor of Cebu from 1901-1907Member and Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives from 1907-1922Senator from the 10th Senatorial District for thirteen years,Nominated to be the running-mate of Senate President Manuel Quezon for the 1935 presidential...