Independence Day (June 12, 1898)The Philippines became independent, free from the colonization of Spain. After that marks the start of the First Republic with Emilio Aguinaldo as the President.
The American colonized us and their sole purpose is to bring education here in the Philippines. They want to train and educateus in terms of self-government.
The Japanese GovernmentThe Japanese took over and established a "Japanese Military Administration" on January 3, 1942 on Manila.
The Second RepublicIt was a "Puppet Government" because the power is in the Japanese military and government. It was a Japanese sponsored Republic that inaugurated on October 14, 1943.
The 3rd and 4th RepublicFerdinand Marcos - The last President of the 3rd Republic and the only President in the 4th Republic. He declared the Martial Law in 1972.He focused on creating infrastructures that lead to many debts.
The 5th RepublicCorazon Aquino was the first president of the 5th Republic and the one that restored democracy in our country. Our country is currently leaded by President Rodrigo Duterte.