early revolts in the philippines 2

Topics: Philippines, Ilocano people, Manila Pages: 13 (1381 words) Published: April 28, 2015
CAUSES OF FILIPINO
REVOLTS
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Desire to regain the lost freedom of
their ancestors (Political)
Religious intolerance of Spanish
authorities (Religious)
Abuses of the Spaniards (Personal)
The hated tribute and oppressive forced
labor
Loss of ancestral lands

•Create a profile page
for a certain revolt
and
•Discuss the
outcome/result of the
revolt

LAKANDULA and
sulayman
• Causes of
revolt:
– Maltreatment of
his people by
Spanish
masters
– Broken
promises of
Spanish officials
particularly
exemption of
his relatives
and
descendants

• Results:
– Armed clash
averted by
amicable
settlement. Fr.
Geronimo
Martin and
Capt. Juan de
Salcedo
pacified
Lakandula and
persuaded him
to lay down his
arms.
– He even helped

Magat Salamat
(1587-1588)
• son of Lakandula
• Together with him:
– Agustin de Legazpi – Lakandula’s
nephew
– Martin Pangan – Chief of Tondo
– Juan Bassi – Chief of Taguig
– Pedro Balinguit – Chief of
Pandacan

• The Plan:
– To bring Japanese
warriors and
weapons to drive
the Spaniards out.
– Dionisio Fernandez
– a Japanese
Christian, who
acted as an
interpreter
– Juan Gayo – a
Japanese captain
whom they
negotiated for
alliance and military
aid

• Result:
– Pedro Sarmiento
– discovered the
plot through
Magat Salamat’s
friend Antonio
Surabao and
immediately
warned the
Spanish
authorities.
– The leaders were
executed.

Magalat (1596)
• He and his brother urged the people of
Cagayan to overthrow Spanish rule
during the term of Gov. Gen. Francisco
Tello.
• His revolt could not be crushed by arms
• The Spaniards resorted to assassination
which ended his revolt
• He was murdered in his own house
• First assassination in Philippine History.

Igorot Revolt (1601)
• The Igorots
revolted in
defense of their
pagan gods.
• They killed Fr.
Esteban Marin,
Spanish
missionary.
• Capt. Mateo de
Aranda –
suppressed the
revolt

Gaddang Revolt (1621)
• Due to the abuses of the Spanish
authorities
• Cagayan Valley
• Leaders: Felipe Cutabay and Gabriel
Dayag
• Result: Fr. Pedro de Santo Tomas –
persuaded the Gaddangs to lay down
their arms.

Tamblot (16211622)
• A Babaylan led this religious
revolt.
• He incited Boholanos to return to
their pagan religion.
• He was joined by 2,000 Boholanos
• Suppressed by government troops
led by Alcalde Mayor Juan de
Alcarazo with 50 Spaniards and
more than 1,000 Cebuanos..

GROUP ACTIVITY
Each group is given a revolt to work
on. Make a profile page for the leader
(similar to your fb page).
Your work must include the following:
a.Profile picture of the leader
b.His information
c.A status of his revolution
d.Comment of the Spaniards against the
uprising

Bankaw’s Revolt (1622)
• Leyte
• An old chief of Limasawa became a Christian
because he received a royal gift from Spain in
recognition of his grandfather’s hospitality to
Magellan.
• In his old age, with the influence of his son and
Pagali, a native priest, he discarded his faith.
• He led a religious revolt to restore paganism.
• Suppressed by Juan de Alcarazo, one who
suppressed the revolt.
• His head was placed on a plate and was
displayed in public

PEDRO LADIA’S REVOLT
(1643)
• Was a Bornean who claimed descent from Raja
Matanda.
• Urged the people of Malolos to fight against the
Spanish oppressors and enthrone him as King of
the Tagalogs.
• Fr, Cristobal Enriquez – a parish priest from
Malolos, reported Ladia’s plans to the
authorities even before the rebel could take the
first step.
• He was captured and executed in Manila.

Juan Ponce (Francisco)
Sumuroy (1649-1650)
• Cause: harsh order of Gov. Gen. Diego
Fajardo compelling men in the village
to render forced labor in the shipyard
of Cavite.
• The Spanish authorities persuaded the
natives to lead them to Sumuroy’s
hideout in the mountains.
• Result: ended in failure, he was taken...
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