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Malolos Constitution (1899)

-Aguinaldo declared Philippine Independence

-Asserting independence from Spanish colonies

-Trade with Spain diminished -Philippine Revolution had disrupted the livelihood in some provinces in Luzon

SEPERATION OF CHURCH AND STATE -3 branches of government -Bill of rights -guaranteed sovereignty of people ~MOVING TOWARDS DEMOCRACY Democracy -leaders would derive democracy from the people. -equal rights with Americans ( we did not have full power on our state yet) -Provision for Phil Independence. -Executive Branch is powerful -emphasis on citizenship( trying to break Philippines from US) -Legislative has little power -Tagalog is the national language -no provision for election -National Assembly as Legislative Body -Prime Minister and Cabinet will exercise Executive Power.

1935 Philippine COnstitution

-Tydings Mcduffie Law -Philippine Government was still under US -government officials were sponsored

AMERICANIZATION -through education and popular culture

1943 Philippine Constitution

Japanese Occupation of the Philippines -Puppet Government

-tried to win the Phils over in their side -Asya para sa Asyano -Japanese- entirely anti-american colonizer

-Free trade with US ( it was also beneficial to the US) -more educated citizens=more jobs for Filipinos. -less focus on agriculture unless it is for importation TIME OF WAR

1973 Philippine Constitution

Marcos Admin during Martial Law -1935 constitution was no longer applicable -independent from

Marcos New Society -paved way for a more disciplined society

Phil Economy was sable due to international trade -cronyism -EFFECT: many were

foreign rule 1986 Philippine Constitution/ Freedom Constitution -need to a transition to a democratic form of government - Aftermath of EDSA Revolution that brought about the end of the Marcos Regime -Political instability due to coup attempts 50 members of the Constitutional Commission from various sectors to draft a new Constitution -Politically-divided citizenry -Coup attempts -Communist movements

poor and needed employment Commission on Human Recovery of ill-wealth Rights -improvement on -National reconciliation transportation and became a policy communication -growth of GDP -Most of national budget was allotted for debt

-Abolishment of Prime Minister -President took legislative power. A new Constitution will be drafted to reflect peoples ideals and aspirations -Elections will be held as soon as it is provided by law

1987 Philippine Constitution

Restoration of democracy was a triumph -Little public trust in the government -The gap between the poor and the rich was still wide

Economic instability -The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law was passed but farmers did not completely benefit from it -National debt was still high