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  • Corazon Aquino: The Father Of The Philippines

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    Born on January 25, 1933, in Paniqui, Tarlac, María Corazón "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco. Both her parents came from wealthy and politically active clans. Aquino went tp St. Scholastica 's College in Manila, where she graduated on top of her class and was batch valedictorian for her elementary years. For high school, she moved to Assumption Convent for her first year of high school, only to move to the United States, to attend Ravenhill Academy in Philadelphia and to transfer again the next year to

  • Brutus, Cyrano, and Corazon Aquino Values

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    religion and politics, while values stay close to the guidelines of a person's own standards from within. Unlike customs or ideas of society, values are the choice of an individual arising from the way they were brought up. Brutus, Cyrano, and Corazon Aquino each developed values from their own different experiences and needs to give merit to the many situations they encountered. Being a devoted Roman republican, Brutus only believed in killing Caesar if it benefited Rome. He would risk everything

  • Corazon Aquino: The President Of The Philippines

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    Maria Corazon "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino (January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009) was a Philippine government official who served as the 11th President of the Philippines, the first lady to embrace that administrative center, and the first female president in Asia, however not the first female Asian head of state. Aquino was the most conspicuous figure of the 1986 People Power Revolution, which collapsed the 20-year authoritarian principle of President Ferdinand Marcos and restored majority rules

  • Essay About Cory Aquino

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    the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promoting of peace congresses (Nobel, 1895).” Former Filipino President Maria Corazon Aquino exceeded in each of these qualifications. Even before she was elected president, Cory Aquino sought after the freedom of her people from Martial Law enforced by President Ferdinand Marcos following the assassination of her husband ("Woman of Action," 2011). During her time in office, she made

  • ARMM: The Plights of its Local Government

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    Mindanao witnessed one of the earliest forms of political units in the Philippines which are ruled by the datus, but with the arrival of Sheik Makdum in the 13th century and introduced Islam to the natives, Mindanao has then undergone major socio-political changes, which was followed by Shariff Kabunsuan in the 15th century. These arrivals led to the formation of Islamic communities and Islamic sultanate which united the whole Mindanao, and altogether, they strongly repelled the foreign dominations

  • The Philippine Executive Under the 1987 Constitution

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    may even abuse the powers. The Aquino Presidency (1986-1992) Corazon C. Aquino was the first President of the Fifth Republic of the Philippines. She was also the first woman president. Cory, as she is more popularly called, led the Philippines’ transition from dictatorship to democracy. Although she did not want to be president, she was thrust into power after the assassination of her husband, Ninoy Aquino who had ... ... middle of paper ... ...ORMATION OF THE AQUINO GOVERNMENT. Retrieved January

  • Women Have the Most Important Roles

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    She set up a military administration along the northwest border where the Silk Road was. This helped agriculture and protect China from neighboring western countries. Li Qing Zhao was a famous Chinese cl... ... middle of paper ... ...Corazon Aquino was another famous women president of Philippines from January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009. She was famous for leading the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution and overturning the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, which restored democracy in the Philippines

  • The Immediate Implementation of the K-12 Program and its Negative Effects to Philippine Basic Education: Why the Philippines is Not Yet Ready for ...

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    With the previous budgets taken into consideration, it could be noted that every year, there is an increase in budget. In the graph above, it is clear that the budget for 2013 is greatly increased to prepare for the K-12 implementation but a 22.6 percent increase will not be enough to cover all the current shortages in teachers, rooms and textbooks and the necessary additions and resources needed for the program. According to data from UNESCO and The World Bank, the Philippines has the lowest education

  • Essay About Election In The Philippines

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    ELECTION An election is a formal and composed process by vote for electing someone to be in a political office or other positions. It is important to understand the difference between the form and the substance of elections. In some cases electoral are available yet the substance of an election is absent as when voters don 't have a free and authentic decision between no less than two choices. Most countries hold elections in at least the formal sense, yet a lot of them the elections are not competitive

  • U.S. Bases in the Philippines

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    U.S. Bases in the Philippines INTRODUCTION The longest relationship between the United States of America and a Southeast Asian country has been the US military involvement in the Philippines. For almost a century, the US military had use of two major bases in the Philippines, Clark Air Force Base, and Subic Naval Station. It took a strong anti-nuclear, anti-imperialist mass movement and a majority vote in the Philippine Senate to finally end the long US military occupation. The 1991 US military