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Marcos Era

A review of the concepts and people related to and involved in the Marcos Era in the Philippines.
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First Quarter Storm
wave of protests in 1970s against the Marcos regime
Martial Law
A system of law that replaces ordinary law and order when a situation calls for the military to take control.
General Fabian Ver
Marcos' "enforcer" who handled all actions of the Philippine Military during the Marcos Era
Jose "Pepe" Diokno
One of the senators of the Philippines who was imprisoned during the Marcos Era for "going against" the Marcos regime.
Lyndon B Johnson
36th president of the United States in office from 1963 to 1969 and a supporter of the early Marcos regime.
Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino
Senator of the Philippines and an activist for the people who was imprisoned by Marcos for 7 years.
Dictatorship
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power and authority.
Presidential Government
A form of government in which the executive and legislative branches of the government are separate, independent, and coequal
Parliamentary Government
A form of government in which the executive branch is made up of the prime minister and that official's cabinet
People Power
a non-violent movement in the Philippines that overthrew the dictator Ferdinand Marcos
Cardinal Sin
Archbishop of the Philippines appointed in 1976 and supported the People Power movement.
Ronald Regan
40th president of the United States who had close ties to Marcos due to their anti-communist ideals.
Rising Fever stage
Stage in a revolution in which the middle class feels their anger increasing and they rise up against the current government
Symptoms Stage
Stage in a revolution in which the middle class becomes angry at the current policies of the current government
Crisis Stage
Stage in a revolution in which the supporters of the new government use force to overthrow the old government
Convalescence Stage
Stage in a revolution in which the old government has been overthrown and a change has taken place.
Corazon Aquino
Wife of Senator Ninoy Aquino who declared her candidacy for President on December 3, 1985
Malacanang
Presidential palace in the Philippines
Doy Laurel
Opposition candidate for Vice President
Juan Ponce Enrile
Defense Minister who defected from the Marcos Regime in 1986
Fidel Ramos
12th President of the Philippines from 1992 to 1998 and former General to the Armed Forces of the Philippines