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Philippine Government Pre Colonial Period

SPANISH COLONIAL PERIOD TO PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION Aims of Spanish Colonization • God – propagation of Catholic Christianity • Gold – desire for economic wealth • Glory – to be the greatest empire in the world THE SPANISH COLONIAL SYSTEM Spain Retains the Philippines Despite Economic Loss • As a colony, the Philippines was a financial burden to the Spanish treasury. The Philippines as Crown Colony • In the sense that she belonged to the Spanish King. THE SPANISH COLONIAL SYSTEM The Council...

Colonialism, Filipino language, Filipino people 744  Words | 21  Pages

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Pre- Colonial Period

Community 1.1 Government and Law - The barangay was the Filipino's earliest form of government. It was an independent settlement consisting of thirty to one hundred families usually situated along a river bank or at the mouth of a river spilling out to the sea. - The term barangay was derived from the Malay word balangay, which means sailboat. The balangays were used to transport the early Filipinos and their cargoes to the various sections of the Philippine archipelago. -...

Barangay, Datu, Filipino people 838  Words | 3  Pages

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Philippines During Pre-Colonial Times

“The worst thing that colonialism did was to cloud our view of our past.” - Barack Obama The pre-colonial Philippine society has been regarded as primitive and backward from the Western point of view. Most history books, starting from elementary level, depict and portray how primeval and prehistoric early Filipino lives were. And sadly, a lot of Filipinos render this idea as true, concise, and accurate where in fact, it’s the other way around. Early Filipinos may not speak the Spanish...

Cebu, Enrique Iglesias, Ferdinand Magellan 1488  Words | 5  Pages

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Pre-Columbian Era Colonial Period

American history" redirects here. For the history of the continents, see History of the Americas. The Mayflower, which transported Pilgrims to the New WorldU.S. History v • d • e Timeline: Topics: Pre-Columbian era Colonial period 1776 to 1789 1789 to 1849 1849 to 1865 1865 to 1918 1918 to 1945 1945 to 1964 1964 to 1980 1980 to 1991 1991 to present Westward expansion Overseas expansion Diplomatic history Military history Technological and industrial history Economic...

Atlantic Ocean, Canada, North America 726  Words | 3  Pages

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Philippine Literature

------------------------------------------------- A Brief History of Philippine Literature in English I.                    Pre-Colonial Period -          Consisted of early Filipino literature passed down orally; oral pieces have a communal authorship – it was difficult to trace the original author of the piece since oral literature did not focus on ownership or copyright, rather on the act of storytelling itself; -          Many oral pieces became lost in the wave of the new literary...

Colonialism, Filipino people, Literature 1237  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippine Government

What are the contributions of the previous government to the present system of government? Looking back to the previous government systems in different periods in Philippine history, we can see that our present government system is somehow shaped and patterned from the previous systems that prevailed in our country. Pre – historically we have seen how they established their government and basically, we can say that it is far more primitive than the present system that we have. However, the...

Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos, Fidel Ramos 988  Words | 3  Pages

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socio anthro Philippine Education during pre spanish

City, Pangasinan TOPIC: Philippine Education during the Pre- Spanish and Spanish Period DISCUSSANT: Maria Cristina V. Antonio SUBJECT: Socio Anthropology Foundations of Education PROFESSOR: Dr. Corazon Mipalar Philippine Education during the Pre- Spanish Period Education in the Philippines evolved from early settlers to the present. Education in the country is in great importance because it is the primary avenue for upward social an economic mobility. Philippine educational system has a very...

Education, Filipino language, Filipino people 806  Words | 4  Pages

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Philippine Government

:March 20, 2013 Subject: Philippine Government and Constitution Introduction: * Background of Citizenship= Citizenship is one of the article of the Philippine Constitution or the Fourth (4) Article. It says here that the citizenship can be loss, re-acquire, or naturalized depend on the decision of a citizen. The citizenship is a law that shows, it should be followed legally. * Background of Suffrage= Suffrage means the right to vote. Article Six (6) of the Philippine Constitution is a law...

Constitution of the Philippines, Democracy, Emilio Aguinaldo 1316  Words | 4  Pages

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A history of the Government of the Philippines

Spanish Period The Philippines has been governed by the Spaniards based on its discovery giving Spain a title to the Philippines. The discovery was made by Ferdinand Magellan in 1521. Magellan landed on the island of Cebu, claiming the lands for Spain and naming them Islas de San Lazaro. Ferdinand Magellan converted some of the Filipinos to Roman Catholics. Magellan was killed by a local chief named Lapu-Lapu, who fought against foreign domination. Over the next several years, other Spanish expeditions...

European Union, Government, Law 1401  Words | 5  Pages

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Pre-Colonial Filipinas

Long time ago and even until today the women are treated with great respect in the society. Contrary to popular belief, Philippine society was not always patriarchal. There was a time when women were treated as equally as men. The early law already recognizes their rights with the same privilege equally as men have. They played key roles both in and outside. Before the coming of the Spaniards, women were already entitled to inherit and own a family property, engage in a trade, to work according to...

Family, Gender role, Husband 748  Words | 3  Pages

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Pre-Hispanic Culture of the Philippines

Philipine Culture During Pre-Hispanic Period PRE-HISPANIC CULTURE • Before the Spaniards came into the Philippines there were existing culture of the Filipinos which were not distinguished by most of the filipinos especially for the new born filipino citizens. The Filipinos lived in settlements called barangays before the colonization of the Philippines by the Spaniards. As the unit of government, a barangay consisted from 30 to 100 families. It was headed by a datu and was independent from...

Barong Tagalog, Batangas, Filipino language 1061  Words | 3  Pages

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American period on philippines

AMERICAN PERIOD Philippines TheSpanish-Americanwar which startedin Cuba, changed the history of thePhilippines. On May 1, 1898, theAmericans led by U.S.Navy AdmiralGeorge Dewey, in participation of EmilioAguinaldo, attacked the Spanish Navy inManila Bay. Faced with defeat, thePhilippines was ceded to theUnited Statesby Spain in 1898 after a paymentof US$ 20 million to Spain in accordancewith the "Treaty of Paris" ending theSpanish-American War. U.S. colony Civil government was established...

Education, English language, Manila 730  Words | 3  Pages

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Bureaucracy in the Philippines - Book Review

Review The Bureaucracy in the Philippines Dr. Onofre D. Corpuz ------------------------------------------------- Institute of Public Administration: University of the Philippines, 1957. 268 pp. This book is about the administrative history of the bureaucracy in the Philippines. It spans from the 1560’s when Spain undertook to administer the affairs of the natives of the archipelago to the 1950’s when the Filipinos assumed the responsibility of self-government. The author presented the significant...

Bureaucracy, Civil service, Filipino language 1620  Words | 5  Pages

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The Philippine Government

The Philippine Government Structures and Powers * DIFFERENT BRANCHES OF THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT The structure of the Philippine government is divided into three branches: * the Legislative Department (Article 6); * the Executive Department (Article 7); and * The Judicial Department (Article 8). * THE PRINCIPLE OF SEPARATION OF POWERS The powers of the government, by virtue of this principle are divided into three (3) distinct classes: the legislative, the executive...

Executive, Judiciary, Law 1296  Words | 5  Pages

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Pre-Spanish Period in the Philippines

Pre-Spanish Period The first people in the Philippines, the Negritos, are believed to have come to the islands 30,000 years ago from Borneo and Sumatra, making their way across then-existing land bridges. Subsequently, Malays came from the south in successive waves, the earliest by land bridges and later in boats by sea. The Malays settled in scattered communities, named barangays after the large outrigger boats in which they arrived, and ruled by chieftains known as datus. Chinese merchants and...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Ferdinand Magellan, Literature 610  Words | 2  Pages

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Philippine History

A Brief History of the Philippines from a Filipino Perspective Pre-Colonial Period The oldest human fossil remains are found in Palawan, on the western fringe of the archipelago. These remains are about 30,000 years old, suggesting that the first human migrations to the islands took palce during the last Ice Age, when land bridiges connected the archipelago to mainland Asia and Borneo. The islands were eventually inhabited by different groups that developed domestic trade linkages. The archaelogical...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 1548  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippines During Different Periods of Colonization

Areas of contribution |Spanish Period |American Period |Japanese Period | | |Education |The education during this |The American introduces the public |To gain the sympathy of the | | |period is not that good. But |school system. And the American |Filipinos, the Japanese military | | |it has, and most of the...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino mestizo 1001  Words | 5  Pages

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Colonial Influences of the Spaniards in the Philippines

of the Philippines Santa Rosa Campus A Term Paper Entitled COLONIAL INFLUENCES OF THE SPANIARDS IN THE PHILIPPINES Presented by: Maybelyn U. Catindig, BSEM 3-1 Presented to: Prof. N. Silva I. Introduction Spain is known for its history of exploring and conquering lands during the Age of Exploration in 16th century. There were many undiscovered lands during those times and in search of the east countries of the world, Spain was able to discover the Philippine archipelago...

Colonialism, Cuba, José Rizal 1597  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippine Government in Pre Spanish Period

Education in the Philippines changed radically, and was before patterned from both of educational systems of Spain and the United States. However, after the liberation of the Philippines in 1946, Filipinos then had moved in various directions of its own. Elementary and high school education is compulsory, and is administered nationally by the Department of Education, along with the assurance of funding for school services and equipments, recruitment of teachers for all public schools, and the supervising...

College, High school, Higher education 4326  Words | 12  Pages

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Colonial Period

THE COLONIAL PERIOD IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF US HISTORY HYLES-ANDERSON COLLEGE ONLINE SUBMITTED BY JOSHUA FINLEY APRIL 11, 2013 ! ! During the early seventeenth to eighteenth century exploration and colonization were very prominent between the European countries. Columbus had discovered North America but went south and explored and colonized parts of what is now Mexico and South America. After Columbus many groups of Englishmen, Frenchmen, Germans, Scots, Irishmen...

Americas, Colonialism, Colony 1025  Words | 3  Pages

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philippine history

The history of the Philippines can be divided into four distinct phases: the pre-Spanish period (before 1521); the Spanish period (1521-1898); the American period (1898-1946); and the post-independence period (1946-present). Pre-Spanish Period The first people in the Philippines, the Negritos, are believed to have come to the islands 30,000 years ago from Borneo and Sumatra, making their way across then-existing land bridges. According to popular belief, Malays subsequently came from the south...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 1766  Words | 6  Pages

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The Philippine Administrative System

The Philippine Administrative System When talking about Philippine Administrative System, first thing that comes to mind is about the government and its political divisions in the country. It is about the nations’s political hierarchy such as the central government, provinces, municipalities and barangay. However, these divisions and subdivisions can be attributed to our past history. It is not a plant that simply blooms from nowhere. The Philippine Administrative System is dynamic, shaped and evolved...

Colonialism, Emilio Aguinaldo, Ferdinand Marcos 1723  Words | 5  Pages

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Religions in the Philippines

Main Religions in the Philippines [1] History + distrbution Roman Catholic 80.9%, Muslim 5%, Evangelical 2.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2.3%, Aglipayan 2%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.6%, none 0.1% (2000 census) The Philippines is a predominantly Christian nation on account of 300 years of Spanish rule. It is estimated that 81% of the population is Roman Catholic. In the south on the large island of Mindanao, many are adherents of Islam. Filipino Muslims make up about five...

Christianity, Gregorio Aglipay, Iglesia ni Cristo 1265  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippine Culture

SEEDS OF THE PHILIPPINE CULTURE The "Pearl of the Orient Seas", more famously known as the Island Philippines, has its share of rich and colorful history and cultural background, which dates back to as early as 100 million years. During this time, it was mainly the Philippine land and habitat that evolved and there were no human inhabitants on the land. Nevertheless, it was during these years that the Philippines started to develop its resources and become what would soon be a region of abundant...

Filipino people, Philippines 1299  Words | 4  Pages

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Senate of the Philippines and Philippine Government

| NSTP | Different government agencies and Political leaders in the Philippines | 1/29/2011 | Different Government Agencies * The Civil Service Commission of the Philippines (CSC) is a government agency which deals with civil service matters and conflict resolution. It is tasked with the responsibility of overseeing the integrity of government actions and processes. The commission was originally founded in 1900 through Act No. 5 of the Philippine Commission and was solidified...

Administrative law, Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino 837  Words | 4  Pages

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Evolution of Attitudes Toward Sports and Physical Education in the Philippine Setting

Abstract Pre-Colonial Period The early Filipinos engaged in certain forms of physical activity incidental to their living, such as planting, fishing, hunting, tree climbing, making tools and weapons, and building shelter and boats. Skill in the use of weapon; agility in running, jumping and climbing; strength and endurance in throwing and carrying heavy burdens were the physical attributes necessary for survival. Music, associated with dance of primitive pantomime occupied the life of...

Exercise, Filipino language, Filipino people 768  Words | 3  Pages

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Islamization of the Philippines

Islamization of the Philippines Contrary to the methods of Spanish conquistadors who handled colonization at swordpoint, the introduction of Islam to pre-colonial Philippines and to the rest of Southeast Asia was generally achieved with minimal bloodshed. By marrying into the rich and ruling class, Muslim traders, teachers and missionaries facilitated the spread of Islam as they travelled to Java, Sumatra, Jahore, Malacca, Borneo and other nearby islands to conduct their mission. By the 13th...

Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Congress of the Philippines, Indonesia 1378  Words | 5  Pages

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Philippine History & Government

PHILIPPINE HISTORY & GOVERNMENT CRITICAL THINKING ANSWERS So, Tiffany Ciriaco Sir Rolance Chua 1. Before the coming of the Spaniards in 16th century, economic activities were already taking place in the islands. The Pre-Hispanic settlers of the archipelago were economically self-sufficient. In agriculture, it is believe that the Banaue Rice Terraces may have been built which proves the early Filipinos’ skills in agriculture. Agriculture was the main source of livelihood in the pre-colonial...

Agriculture, Egalitarianism, Equality before the law 1207  Words | 3  Pages

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Government Problems in the Philippines

elections composed of a chairman and six commissioners who shall be natural – born citizens of the Philippines and, at the time of their appointment, at least thirty- five years of age, holders of a college degree, and must not have been candidates for any elective position in the immediately preceding elections. However, a majority thereof, including the chairman, shall be member of the Philippine bar who have been engaged in the practice of law for at least ten years. 2. The chairman and the...

Election, Election law, Elections 1513  Words | 7  Pages

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Philosophical Movement that Shaped Philippine Education

Pre-colonial period  During the pre-colonial period, education was still decentralized. Children were provided with more vocational training but fewer academics. Philippine schools were headed by parents or by their tribal tutors. They employed a unique writing system known as baybayin. Spanish Period  When the Spanish first arrived in Manila, they were surprised to find a population with a literacy rate higher than that of Madrid.  During the early Spanish period, most education was conducted...

Education, Ferdinand Marcos, First Philippine Republic 1126  Words | 4  Pages

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Poetry and Philippine Literature

THOUSANDS OF LIVESmore... Panitikan: An Essay On Philippine Literature Philippine Literature started as a chant from tribes/ tribal chanting until the present time where in colonial days, the voices of the Filipinos against the Spaniards is voiced out through their native languages and through English (in verse and in prose). Development: riddles/ chanting/Through Voices/sound to written works such as verse and prose. - Indigenous Philippine Literature was born in the ethnic community ...

Colonial history of the United States, Colonialism, Filipino people 1021  Words | 6  Pages

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The Philippines

Philippines: No Other Place But Up The Philippines is considered one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia. As of 21st century, the country is a member in several international organizations’ including the APEC, Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and World Trade Organization (WTO). In addition the Philippines also have a lot of trading partners and trade agreements. Though, the Philippines have suffered negative balance of trade for many years. In January of 2013, the...

Corazon Aquino, Human Development Index, International trade 1478  Words | 4  Pages

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Government and Philippine Constitution

knowledgeable understanding about the Article II of the 1987 Philippine Constitution which is the Declaration of the Principles and State Policies. 2. Familiarize with the terms used in the declaration of the principles and state policies 3. Demonstrate a positive increase in attitude towards the principles and policies stated in the article II of Philippine Constitution. 4. Appreciate the importance of article II of the Philippine Constitution for shaping and building the country towards...

Democracy, Government, Philippines 612  Words | 3  Pages

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Colonial Period and Immigration

Colonial Period and Immigration America would forever change with the migration that swept from Europe in the 1700‘s. Each colony became its own, with strong individuality which in the later history of the United States became the birth of the concept of "states rights." From the first educational systems to the right to participate in our own government, the colonial period was a time of change. Today, the United States is the outcome of two principal forces-the immigration of European people...

Colonialism, Colony, Massachusetts 862  Words | 4  Pages

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System of Government in the Philippines During..

SPANISH PERIOD During the Spanish colonization in the Philippines, the government was composed of two branches, the executive and the judicial. There was no legislative branch on that time since the laws of the islands were coming from Spain. The only laws created in the Philippines are those who were ordered by the Governor General. The government on that time was lead by the Governor General. He was considered as the representative of Spain and the King himself. He is the highest officer in...

Elpidio Quirino, Luzon, Manila 2220  Words | 6  Pages

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Philippine Government

Introduction to Philippine Government Lesson 1 What is Political Science ? •  Political – Greek word •  “POLIS” - means – A CITY / SOVEREIGN STATE •  Science – Latin word •  SCIRE - means - TO KNOW Therefore…... •  It is a basic knowledge and understanding of the state and its ideals •  Association of human beings into a “body politic” •  Political community- organized under government and law •  The relations among people control by the state; state to other state Scope of Political Science...

Government, Law, Political philosophy 554  Words | 4  Pages

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Changes under Colonial Government

Post Magallanic Expeditions: Page 1 1. Loaisa (1525) – 7 ships and 450 men Results: Failure – did not reach the Philippines death of Loaisa and co-captain Elcano in mid-ocean. 2. Cabot (1526) – 4 ships and 250 men Results: Failure – did not find the Strait of Mgellan 3. Saavedra (1527) – 3 ships and 110 men Results: Failure – reached Mindanao but failed to colonize, they just rescued the survivors of Loaisa’s expedition at Tidore, Moluccas 4. Villalobos (1542) – 6 ships 200 men Results:...

Colonialism, Manila, Metro Manila 1653  Words | 6  Pages

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Government Bureaucracy in the Philippines

 Philippine Government Bureaucracy Submitted by: Judd Danielle Y. Garcia A75 / ACT143 Submitted to: Mrs. Maria Diana Dela Vega Malayan Colleges Laguna SUMMARY According to Max Weber, Bureaucracy is a distinct form of organization that is ideal for the government. It is structured by hierarchy of offices. These offices are ranked in a hierarchical order and their operations are characterized by impersonal rules. Each office has its own task in which they follow...

Bureaucracy, Corazon Aquino, Executive 1912  Words | 9  Pages

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Resettlement Patterns in Spanish Colonialm System in the Philippines

in search for the Spice Islands (Muruku Islands) with an ultimate goal which was to accumulate wealth through mercantilist trade and to expand the rule of Spain throughout the corners of the globe. Because of this, Spain met the islands of the Philippines. The rediscovery of our country by Magellan on March 17, 1521, marks a new age in our history. After this discovery, Spain sent various expeditions for the conquest and colonization of our country, namely the Loaisa expedition (1525), the Cabot...

Colonialism, Encomienda, Filipino people 2440  Words | 7  Pages

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Philippines' Colonization

Philippines’ Colonization Maurice Deborah S. Tolentino English PACE 1132 July 17, 2013 ...

Colonialism, Emilio Aguinaldo, Manila 1002  Words | 3  Pages

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Philippine History Chapter 7

Chapter 7 1. Besides the commercial and religious goals of Spain in colonizing the Philippines, give two other reasons (political and legal) why Spain claimed the country as its possession or the property of the king of Spain. The Spain colonized the Philippines because they want to expand the Spanish empire and they want to become the most powerful empire in the world. 2. What is meant by “crown colony?” Can you give an example of a present “crown colony?” Crown colony controls legislature...

Colonialism, Colony, Filipino people 700  Words | 3  Pages

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History of Philippine Money

History of Philippine Money Philippine money–multi-colored threads woven into the fabric of our social, political and economic life. From its early bead-like form to the paper notes and coins that we know today, our money has been a constant reminder of our journey through centuries as a people relating with one another and with other peoples of the world. Pre-Hispanic Era[pic] Trade among the early Filipinos and with traders from the neighboring islands was conducted through barter. The inconvenience...

Coin, Currency, Emilio Aguinaldo 771  Words | 3  Pages

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PERIOD

PERIOD FEATURES REMARKABLE CHANGES PRE-SPANISH PERIOD Do not have an organized system of education as we have now. They followed their code of laws “the Code of Kalantiao and Maragtas. Ideas and facts were acquired through suggestion, observation, example and imitation. The youngsters learned by experienced and the learned more in occupational. The inhabitants were civilized people, possessing their system of writing, laws and moral standards in a well-organized system of government...

College, Curriculum, Education 573  Words | 4  Pages

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The Philippines of Rizal s Time

The Philippines of Rizal’s Time Instability of Colonial Administration •The instability of Spanish politics since the turbulent reign of King Ferdinand VII (1808-1833) marked the beginning of political chaos in Spain. •The Spanish government underwent frequent changes owing to bitter struggles between the forces of despotism and liberalism and the explosions of the Carlist Wars. •Adversely affected Philippine affairs because it brought about frequent periodic shifts in colonial policies and a periodic...

Madrid, Philippines, Prime Minister of Spain 963  Words | 13  Pages

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Account for the Failure of Nationalist Movements in Southeast Asia in the Period 1900-1941.

Account for the general failure of nationalist movements in Southeast Asia in the period 1900-1941. The failure to achieve political independence of pre-war nationalism in Southeast Asia was mainly due to the interplay of nationalist factors, impact of colonial response and inherent society composition. Nationalist disunity watered down mass support which was key to success, while colonial rule hindered the development of nationalism and the nature Southeast Asian society made unification hard...

Colonialism, Ho Chi Minh, Indonesia 1593  Words | 5  Pages

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A Touch of Philippine Literature.. Baby Thesis, Chapter One

INSPIRATION OF THE PHILIPPINE LITERATURE BEFORE AND TODAY A Brief Research Presented to: Mr. Stephen Tracy E. Tabamo English Teacher In Partial Fulfillment in the Subject Requirements for English III Presented by: Monica Mae I. Valdez III-Hope Date Submitted: 3/10/2012 CHAPTER I: THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction: The differences of before and today were like a child’s growing status, ready to fall and develop itself to rise up. The Philippine literature has started...

English language, Filipino language, Filipino people 1347  Words | 5  Pages

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History of Philippines

The history of the Philippines is believed to have begun with the arrival of the first humans using rafts or primitive boats, at least 67,000 years ago as the 2007 discovery of Callao Man showed.[1] The first recorded visit from the West is the arrival of Ferdinand Magellan, who sighted the island of Samar Island on March 16, 1521 and landed on Homonhon Island (now part of Guiuan, Eastern Samar province) the next day. Homonhon Island is southeast of Samar Island.[2] Before Magellan arrived, Negrito...

Eastern Visayas, Ferdinand Magellan, Ferdinand Marcos 1055  Words | 3  Pages

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Philippine Government

national benefit. The practice of all professions in the Philippines shall be limited to Filipino citizens, save in cases prescribed by law. Sec.15 The Congress shall create an agency to promote the viability and growth of cooperatives as instruments for social justice and economic development. Sec.16 The Congress shall not, except by general law, provide for the formation, organization, or regulation of private corporations. Government-owned or controlled corporations may be created or established...

Economics, Human rights, Inflation 1152  Words | 4  Pages

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The Philippine Legislature from Spanish Roots

The Philippine Legislature from Spanish Roots Pre- Spanish Roots Pre-Spanish Philippines was composed of barangay societies scattered throughout the archipelago. These villages were located along the seashores or along riverbanks, close to the resources of food supply. The Spanish Regime By the time the Spaniards reached the Philippines in 1521, some of the barangays, such as those Cebu and Manila, had formed federations. By 1571, the Spaniards settled in Cebu and Manila and placed the...

Congress of the Philippines, Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language 979  Words | 4  Pages

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Philippine Literature in the Enlightenment Period

Our Theatrical Roots Pre-Spanish Period There was no proof that the ancient Filipinos has stage presentation during the pre-hispanic times. The ancient Filipinos have performances such as ritual rites and ceromonies which were tagged theatrical. The roots of the Philippine theater may be traced to early religious and social rituals of the natives. To this day, some of these traditional rites and ceremonies are still practiced by the ethnic tribes. Religious...

Ceremony, Courtship, Drama 569  Words | 4  Pages

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Slavery in Colonial and Antebellum Periods

equality in the United States are expressed through these works of literature. By examining the art of literature through multiple authors of both the Colonial and Antebellum periods, these fears, struggles, and hardships demonstrate the way in which the form of narratives advanced the equality and social justice of African Americans. The Colonial period (1746-1800) was the start of this fight against inequality and imprisonment of black Americans, through the form of narratives, letters, and poems...

Africa, African American, American Civil War 1175  Words | 4  Pages

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The Philippines Under the Spanish Colonial Regime

The Philippines under the Spanish colonial regime (Part I) Taxation Power of the state to impose and collect revenue for public purpose to promote the welfare of the people of a particular society 8 reales at first, then 10 reales in 1589, then 12 reales in 1851. Abolished in 1884 but replaced by a personal cedula tax based on the yearly income of the taxpayer. All citizens above 18 are required to pay the new tax. While the rational of taxation was premised on the support of public welfare...

Filipino people, International trade, Manila 1721  Words | 6  Pages

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Lexicography and Description of Philippine English

LEXICOGRAPHY AND THE DESCRIPTION OF PHILIPPINE ENGLISH VOCABULARY Historical sources show that Filipino words began to be borrowed into the English of the American colonizers at a very early stage in the colonial period. Today, the English used in the Philippines has a distinctive localized vocabulary which finds expression in a range of settings, including government, education, and the media as well as the personal domain. Describing the vocabulary of new Englishes(Lado) In the academic...

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Comparative Analysis: Indonesian and Philippine Nationalisms Examined

 COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS: Indonesian and Philippine Nationalisms Examined Submitted by: Mary Grace A. Pelayo 2nd Year ABIS-ASST ASS2 I. Introduction. Southeast Asian countries are characterized above all by their diversity in terms of culture, religion and language to name a few and even their political and economic orientations may vary distinctively from each other. Certainly, being immersed in these Southeast Asian countries also implies being in contact with series...

Asia, East Timor, History of the Philippines 1581  Words | 7  Pages

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3 Branches of Government in the Philippines

BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT OFFICE (Philippines) EXECUTIVE LEGISLATIVE JUDICIARY a. Composition President (1) Vice President (1) Cabinet Members Senators (24) House of Representatives (250) Partylists Supreme Court (1 Chief Justice; 14 Assoc. Justice) Inferior Court b. Qualifications President/ Vice President • Natural-born citizen • Registered voter • Able to read and write • At least 40 years old on the day of election • Resident of the Philippines for at least 10 years immediately...

Chief Justice of the United States, Judge, Law 1751  Words | 6  Pages

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Philippine Local Government Taxation

Philippine Local Government Taxation Local government units, by virtue of the 1987 Constitution and the Local Government Code of 1991, otherwise known as Republic Act 7160 have been given the power to raise certain taxes. Power to Create Sources of Revenue (Sec. 129) • Each local government unit (LGU) has thepower to create its own sources of revenue and to levy taxes, fees, and charges • The grant of power to create sources of revenue is consistent with the basic policy of local autonomy ...

Corporate tax, Indirect tax, Local government 2125  Words | 7  Pages

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Post Colonial Period in Africa

The postcolonial period dates from 1957 to today. Many African countries achieved formal independence during the 1960’s In this post-colonial period, the majority of African states operate under some form of Presidential rule. Only a few of the states were able to maintain democratic governments permanently. As a result, many states produced military dictatorships during the 1970’s and early 1980’s. The military was seen as being the only group that could maintain order in an effective way...

Africa, African Union, Atlantic slave trade 1008  Words | 3  Pages

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Period of Enlightenment in the Philippines (1872)

PERIOD OF ENLIGHTENMENT (1872-1898) Historical Background – The Filipino Spirit reawakened when the three priests Gomez, Burgos and Zamora were guillotined without sufficient evidence of guilt. This was buttressed with the spirit of liberalism when the Philippines opened its doors to the world trade and with the coming of liberal leader in the person of Governor Carlos Maria de la Torre. Propaganda Movement – This movement was spearheaded mostly by the intellectual mid-class like Jose Rizal, Marcelo...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people, José Rizal 2029  Words | 5  Pages

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The Pre-Colonial Government of the Filipinos

It is said that people deserve the kind of government they have. In the case of the Filipino people, they went through a lot of stages, both forceful and peaceful, in their quest for political maturity and independence. The barangay was the Filipino's earliest form of government. It was an independent settlement consisting of thirty to one hundred families usually situated along a river bank or at the mouth of a river spilling out to the sea. The term barangay was derived from the Malay word...

Datu, Filipino people, Government 493  Words | 2  Pages

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PHILIPPINE HISTORY

NOTES IN PHILIPPINE HISTORY American Period (1898-1946) April 25, 1898 - beginning of the US-Spain War. The Americans declared war against Spain on the allegation that Spain blew up the American warship named “Maine” causing the deaths and injuries of several Americans. May 1, 1898 - the Battle of Manila Bay. The Spaniards were defeated by the American naval fleet led by Commodore George Dewey. May 18, 1898 - Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo arrived in Cavite from Hongkong through the assistance...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people, First Philippine Republic 1099  Words | 5  Pages

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