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    Ferdinand Marcos was famous for ruling Philippine island with an iron fist for nearly two decades. He was also known for implementing a brutal martial law which gives the military to exercise their extraordinary power to maintain order, with his superior position in the senate, martial law was his excuse in uncontrolled growing level of the communist party called New People’s Army or NPA. He was the first president in the Philippine presidential history to be reelected twice in his term. Ferdinand

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    Article #1 Ferdinand Marcos was born on September 11, 1917 in Sarrat, Philippines. Ferdinand was a great student and studied law at the University of the Philippines. The Philippines is a country with almost 97 million people and is located on the south eastern border of Asia. Before Marco’s presidency, he was involved in other aspects of government. During World War II he served as an officer for the Philippines and was captured by the Japanese but later escaped. When the war was over he was an

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    Ferdinand Edralin Marcos (Ferdinand Marcos) was born on 11th of September 1917 in Sarrat, Philippines and died on the 28th of September 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a Philippine lawyer and politician, and the Philippine President from 1966 to 1986. He was known for establishing a corrupt, undemocratic authoritarian regime. Marcos went to school in Manila and attended law school at the University of the Philippines in the late 1930s. His father, Mariano Marcos, was a Filipino politician. On

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    the United States. Little did he know, he would be taking his last few breaths in that very moment. The plane landed at the airport and Beningo was beginning to be escorted by police back to prison after being framed of disobeying the laws of Ferdinand Marcos, Aquino's longtime political opponent who had become the president of the Philippines. He was shot in the head before he could make it to the police car. His wife, Corazon Aquino, was left alone along with their five children. From that point

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    enforced by President Ferdinand Marcos following the assassination of her husband ("Woman of Action," 2011). During her time in office, she made changes to benefit the people of her country and rid congress of what Marcos left behind. She also strengthened connections with other countries

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    The Morality

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    Philippines is one such country. During Reagan’s presidency, Filipino President Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law, giving himself dictatorial powers for what ended being 14 years. While one would think that the ideological differences between democracy and dictatorships would cause conflict, Reagan instead chose to support the Philippines, turning a blind eye to the blatant abuses of human rights conducted under the Marcos Regime (Moore). He did this because he perceived the Communist ideological

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    instability over the next 20 years. The two events that occurred in the Philippines that caused this new, stable democracy to politically shift into a dictatorship was the Hukbalahap Rebellion in 1954 and a declaration of martial law in 1972 by Ferdinand Marcos, which left the people of the Philippines abused, violated, and fearful. After receiving their full independence the Philippines organized a democracy in 1946 but there was opposition from the communist insurgency that eventually resulted into

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    The People as One

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    in terms of different time periods. For one, the previous era of Marcos shows how a man could initiate progress through various initiatives and decisions that changed and possibly change the overall welfare of the country; conversely, the present time shows Aquino III a man whose name is an imprint in history strives to look ahead in the future and achieve things that every past leader yearns to realize: progress. Ferdinand Marcos, once a president of the Philippines for a long time, has done so

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    Government which is co-equal and co-ordinate with the legislative and judiciary. On the other hand, 1973 Constitution had a feature of a parliamentary government. These two provide Ferdinand Marcos with transitory provisions and commander-in-chief provision, among others, which he used to take control of the whole system. After Marcos’ regime, there arose a need for a new Constitution. Though the 1973 Constitution was at play during Martial Law, it was never validly ratified by the Filipino people. Under

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    “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed,” said by Martin Luther King while in Birmingham Jail on April 16, 1963. A quote easily related back to the Filipinos who struggled for independence from the United States during the Cold War. Influenced by the patronizing relationship with the United States throughout history, the economic and political evolution of the Philippines has been controlled by the dependence between the two allied countries. In

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