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Ferdinand Marcos

Ferdinand Edralin Marcos (1965-1986) CONDITION OF THE PHILIPPINES There was a decrease of freedom and democracy during the second term of Ferdinand Marcos. Because of the developments (economically, industrially, and infrastructures) Marcos accomplished, there was a massive increase in tourism rates. The Marcoses established good relations with world leaders, therefore bringing the Philippines’ image to higher grounds. Foreign relations brought foreign investments in and made the economy boom...

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Ferdinand Marcos

Ferdinand Marcos’s Regime In about two months it will be the elections here in the Philippines. As I ponder about the candidates for president my mind goes back to all the history lectures I had about Ferdinand Marcos and his regime. He held the presidential seat for about twenty-one years and his time in power and even after power has always been controversial. I usually take cabs to get around, and it is common for cabs to have their radio on usually on the news station. Here in the Philippines...

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Ferdinand Marcos

Ferdinand Marcos, the infamous dictator, ruled the Philippines with an iron hand from the early 1970s to the late 1980s. At the age of 21, and a sharp shooter as well, his father lost in the Ilocos Norte elections. He became a suspect and was convicted of the murder of his father’s political opponent. But a brilliant man that he was, he topped the bar exams while imprisoned. In court, he defended himself and was freed by Jose P. Laurel. He believed that this soon-to-be dictator’s intelligence can...

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Marcos Dictatorship

1. Why was the 1973 Constitution amended? 2. What is martial law? 3. Why did President Marcos declare martial law? 4. How did the people show their discontent during the Marcos administration? 5. What problems did the country confront during the Marcos dictatorship? The 1973 Constitution basically changes the ‘presidential system’ of government into a ‘parliamentary system’ that puts the President into a purely symbolic statue. Therefore the president didn’t actually hold any power and wasn’t...

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Post-War Administration, Marcos Administration and Post-Edsa Administration

CHAPTERS 1-3: Post-war administration, Marcos Administration and post-EDSA administration Manuel Roxas started his term as the first president of the third republic of the Philippines. During his term he fortified Bell trade act and also the Parity Amendment in the constitution and on 1947 he signed the Military Bases Agreement. But during his time he earned a distrust from people because of graft and corruption issues. Manuel Roxas tried to destroyed the rebel group which is known as Hukbalahap...

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Analysis Of The Fall Of Ferdinand Marcos

October 10, 2001 Word Count: 2466 Research Question: How did Ferdinand E. Marcos eventually fall from power? INTRODUCTION Ferdinand E. Marcos was the longest reigning Philippine president in history. His rule spanned 20 years, beginning in 1965 up to his downfall in 1983. He was the first and only president re-elected so far (first in 1969 and second in 1981). After his second term, corruption in his administration was rampant. For 20 years he ruled the Philippines with an iron fist, and amassed...

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edsa revolution

Filipinos used to recover their freedom from President Ferdinand Marcos’s iron hands. The Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) stretches 54 kilometers, where the peaceful demonstration was held on that fateful day. It was a day that gathered all Filipinos in unity with courage and faith to prevail democracy in the country. It was the power of the people, who assembled in EDSA, that restored the democratic Philippines, ending the oppressive Marcos regime. Hence, it came to be known as the EDSA People...

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Philippine History Timeline

script|Hanunoo, Tagbanwa, and Buhid scripts * 1380 AD - Karim ul-Makhdum arrived at Sulu and built a Mosque * 1433 AD - The legendary Datu Kalantiaw publishes a legal code ------------------------------------------------- 16th century * 1521 - Ferdinand Magellan lands in the Philippines, claiming the islands for Spain * 1543 - Ruy López de Villalobos names the islands Las Islas Filipinas * 1565 - Miguel López de Legazpi establishes the first permanent Spanish settlement in the country ...

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The Downfall of a Dictator

Dictator Ferdinand Marcos, the man who would be President: his was a story of success. It was a long, arduous climb to the highest office in land. He worked hard to achieve it. It was not an easy road – there were frustrations, obstacles, and public scandals along the way. But he made it. Despite seemingly irreversible defeats, he fulfilled what he promised his mother: “For every tear you shed now, there will be victory.” (People Power: The Philippine Revolution of 1986) Ferdinand Marcos: The unforgettable...

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The Edsa Revolution

Filipinos used to recover their freedom from President Ferdinand Marcos’s iron hands. The Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) stretches 54 kilometers, where the peaceful demonstration was held on that fateful day. It was a day that gathered all Filipinos in unity with courage and faith to prevail democracy in the country. It was the power of the people, who assembled in EDSA, that restored the democratic Philippines, ending the oppressive Marcos regime. Hence, it came to be known as the EDSA People...

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