The Constitutional Program of the Philippine Republic

Upon his appointment as President Aguinaldo’s chief adviser, Mabini crafted The Constitutional Program of the Philippine Republic (c., 1898), among the more significant documents that laid out the foundations of the Philippine Republic. (Part of the commemoration of the sesquicentennial of Apolinario Mabini’s birth.) THE CONSTITUTIONAL PROGRAM OF THE PHILIPPINE REPUBLIC Title I. — ON THE FILIPINOS 1. continue reading : The Constitutional Program of the Philippine Republic

The Philippine Revolution, by Apolinario Mabini

The Philippine Revolution, by Apolinario Mabini Translated into English by Leon Ma. Guerrero Mabini wrote The Philippine Revolution in 1901-1903 as both an account and critique of the movement that established the first Philippine Republic, as well as of the first years of the Philippines as a self-governing nation. (Part of the commemoration of the sesquicentennial of Apolinario Mabini’s birth.) TRANSLATOR’S NOTE continue reading : The Philippine Revolution, by Apolinario Mabini

Apolinario Mabini – His Birth Date and Student Years, by Fr. Fidel Villaroel, O.P.

APOLINARIO MABINI — His Birth Date and Student Years Fidel Villaroel, O.P.* Fr. Villaroel writes a concise biography of Mabini’s younger years, from his birth to his stint in the academe, culminating in his earning a “licentiate in jurisprudence.” (c., 1964) (Published here with the permission of the author and of the publisher, University of Santo Tomas continue reading : Apolinario Mabini – His Birth Date and Student Years, by Fr. Fidel Villaroel, O.P.

The True Decalogue, by Apolinario Mabini

The True Decalogue, by Apolinario Mabini Expounding on the ideals that Mabini believed the Philippine Revolution should have had, he wrote “El Verdadero Decalogo” in his humble hut in Los Baños in May 1898. Aguinaldo authorized its continued publication, together with Mabini’s proposed constitution. (Part of the commemoration of the sesquicentennial of Apolinario Mabini’s birth.) First. Love God and continue reading : The True Decalogue, by Apolinario Mabini

Other Mabini Documents

Some of Mabini’s writing; essays about him and his contributions to laying the foundation of the First Philippine Republic. (Part of the commemoration of the sesquicentennial of Apolinario Mabini’s birth.) La Revolucion Filipina – Leon Ma. Guerrero’s translation Mabini wrote The Philippine Revolution in 1901-1903 as both an account and critique of the movement that continue reading : Other Mabini Documents

Mabini the Mystery, by Nick Joaquin

Mabini the Mystery, by Nick Joaquin From the July 28, 1962 issue of the Philippines Free Press. National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin writes about the genius of the legal mind of Apolinario Mabini—especially in his involvement in the First Republic—in the following profile, published in the July 28, 1962 issue of the Philippine Free Press. (Part of the commemoration of continue reading : Mabini the Mystery, by Nick Joaquin

Documents of independence

There was a long and difficult bureaucratic process that came with the proclamation of Philippine independence. What follows is a list of documents. Ratification of Philippine Independence by the Municipal Presidents, August 1, 1898 On August 1, 1898, 190 municipal presidents of different towns from 16 provinces—Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Bulacan, Bataan, Infanta, Morong, Tayabas, continue reading : Documents of independence