Philippine Revolution

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    Philippine Revolution

  • Suez Canal Opened

    Suez Canal Opened
    Suez Canal opened which shortened the journey from the Philippines to Spain even more, which allowed faster spread of european ideology to the Philippines, causing a stir for independence
  • Ilustrados

    Ilustrados were the Filipino educated class, they were the middle class who were educated in Spanish and exposed to Spanish liberal and European nationalist ideals. They wanted representation of the Philippines in the Cortes Generales, secularization of the clergy, and legalization of Spanish and Filipino equality
  • La Solidaridad

     La Solidaridad
    La Solidad
    Newspaper produced by propagandists declaring simple rights
  • More Anti-Spanish works published

    More Anti-Spanish works published
    El FilibusterismoNoli Me Tangere
    Rizal, the main figurehead of the propagandists, published two more works around this time. The Noli Me Tangere and El filibusterismo. These expressed more anti-spanish sentimentd in the Philippines and pushed the people further towards revolution.
  • Formation of the Kapitunan

    This libralist group of revolutionaries was founded by Andre Bonificio. It was a secret society of revolutionaries. More power was gained by this group after some of the ilustrados returned to the Philippines from exile
  • The Katipunan Revolt

    The Katipunan Revolt
    The Katipunan was a liberationist movement whose goal was independence from Spain through armed revolt that influence much of the philippines and declared armed revolution during a mass gathering in Caloocan where the Katipunan leaders organized themselves into a revolutionary government
  • Death of Rizal

    Jose Rizal was an ilustrado that was a part of the Propoganda movement. His writings inspired national conciousness among the Filipinos, stirring feelings of nationalism. On this date, he was arrested and executed shortly after returning to the Philippines from exile. With Rizal as a martyr for the Filipino independence , an even bigger surge of nationalism occured.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris assigned by Aguinaldo gave control of the Philippines to the US, ending their short lived independence.
  • Phillippine VS US

    : It became clear to the people of the Philippines that US forces were going to impose American colonial control over the islands resulting in an all out war.
  • Effects

    On Jan 23, 1899, the Filipinos proclaimed an independent republic and elected long-time nationalist Emilio Aguinaldo as president.
  • 1st stage of the Phillipine American war

    February- November 1899 Aguinaldo's army was dominated by the better trained American troops.
  • 2nd stage of the Philippine American War

    marked by Filipinos shift to guerilla tactics, November of 1899, lasted through the capture of Aguinaldo in 1901 and into the spring of 1902.
  • Start of Resolution

    President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed a general amnesty and declared the conflict over on July 4, 1902.
  • First Assembly

    1907, the Philippines convened its first elected assembly.
  • Jones Act

    1916:Jones Act promised the nation eventual independence.
  • Philippine Independence

    The US granted the Philippines independence in 1946.