Why is the first Philippine Republic important?
It enshrined the rights of Filipino citizens denied by their colonizers. It organized a government with powers shared by three branches—the Executive, the Legislative, and the Judiciary. It recognized the separation of Church and State, promoted education, and valued the native tongue.
What is American period in the Philippines?
American settlement in the Philippines began during the Spanish colonial period. The period of American colonialization of the Philippines lasted 48 years, from cession of the Philippines to the U.S. by Spain in 1898 to U.S. recognition of Philippine independence in 1946.
What is martial law in the Philippines?
Martial law in the Philippines (Filipino: Batas Militar sa Pilipinas) refers to several intermittent periods in Philippine history wherein the Philippine head of state (such as the President) places an area under the control of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and its predecessor bodies.
What is the first republic in the world?
List of countries
|Country||Date of Transition|
|Switzerland||October 24, 1648|
|England||May 19, 1649|
|United States||July 4, 1776|
|Lanfang Republic||Jan 1, 1777|
Who is the shortest serving president of the Philippines?
Miguel Malvar is the shortest-serving president, serving for 1 year, 15 days (380 days).