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Malolos republic

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Malolos republic

  1. 1. Malolos Republic (Malolos Constitution)
  2. 2. September 15, 1898 Malolos congress was inaugurated at the Barasoain churh in Malolos, Bulacan. Thefirst task was to draft a constitution needed for the formation of a republic. Themain task of the republic was the recognition of other state.November 29 Thecongress approved the Malolos Constitution which was drafted by Felipe Calderon.
  3. 3. The republic had three branches of government:1. Legislative - It has a power to elect the President and the chief justice of the supreme court.2. Executive - he was the head of the state and was duly elected by the legislative body.3. Judiciary - the judicial power was vested in the supreme court and all other lower courts provided by law.
  4. 4. El Heraldo dela Revolucion (1898) the official newspaper of the government later to be called as “Gaceta Filipina”.La Independencia which was edited and partly owned by Antonio Luna.
  5. 5. Initial accomplishments of the republic were: a national taxation system that included the cedula and gambling taxation. new sources of revenues such as tax, national loans, voluntary contributions and donations. creation of a national budget:1899 budget was PHP 7.17 million. a system for free and compulsory elementary education. A secondary school for boys was establishrd, the Burgos Intitute. Other schools were founded. A Military Academy of Malolos was established which produced an approximately 50,000 strong Philippines Army.

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