Your SlideShare is downloading. ×

Spanish colonial government part i

2,452
views

Published on

This is the first part on the lesson on the Spanish Colonial Government. Starting with the Governor General: description, responsibilities and requirements.

This is the first part on the lesson on the Spanish Colonial Government. Starting with the Governor General: description, responsibilities and requirements.


0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
2,452
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
113
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. THE SPANISH COLONIALGOVERNMENT Part I
  • 2. (p. 242 IN THE BOOK)Spain reigned over the Philippines for 333 years, from 1565to 1898.Since Spain was far from the country, the Spanish kingruled the Islands through the viceroy of Mexico, which wasthen another Spanish colony. KING OF SPAIN VICEROY OF MEXICO PHILIPPINES
  • 3. When Mexico regained its freedom in1821, the Spanish king ruled thePhilippines through a GovernorGeneral, (GG). KING OF SPAIN GOVERNOR GENERAL PHILIPPINES
  • 4. THE POLITICAL STRUCTURESpain established a centralized colonialgovernment in the Philippines that was composedof a NATIONAL GOVERNMENT and the LOCALGOVERNMENTSNATIONAL GOVERNMENT: maintained peace and order collected taxes built schools and other public works
  • 5. THE POLITICAL STRUCTURESpain established a centralized colonialgovernment in the Philippines that was composedof a NATIONAL GOVERNMENT and the LOCALGOVERNMENTSLOCAL GOVERNMENT:Administered Provinces Cities Towns Municipalities
  • 6. THE GOVERNOR GENERALThe Kings representative andthe Highest-ranking official inthe PhilippinesRoyal decrees and lawsemanating from Spain wereimplemented in the PhilippinesHad the power to appointand dismiss public officials,except those personally chosenby the King
  • 7. THE GOVERNOR GENERALSupervised all governmentoffices and the collection oftaxesExercised certain legislativepowersIssued proclamations tofacilitate the implementationof laws
  • 8. THE GOVERNOR GENERALREQUIREMENT:Must be a PENINSULARESor A SPANIARD BORN IN SPAIN
  • 9. THE GOVERNOR GENERALSome important GGs1st: Miguel Lopez de Legazpi2nd: Guido de Lavezares Diego de los Rios (replaced Legazpi)Last: Diego de los Rios