69.1981- Ronald Reagan became new president of the U.S. and Pope John Paul II was scheduled to visit the Philippines so Marcos lifted the Martial law. 70.1980- Marcos freed Ninoy from prison to undergo Heart bypass. They are living in U.S. that time. But he went back to the Philippines after 3 years.71.Benigno Aquino Jr.a.Is a balimbing when he went to Liberal Party from Nacionalista Party.b.He was jailed and sentenced to death. He was placed in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecijafor solitary confinement. c.He didn’t eat for 40 days for the Hunger Strike. d.He joined Movement for a Free Philippines which is against the dictatorship.e.Went to Philippines with a passport named Marcial Bonifacio and visited other countries first to confuse others.f.Was shot on August 21, 1983 when he arrived in the Philippines at the same times it isalso the anniversary of the Plaza Miranda Bombing. 72.Marcos- he is ill and sick with Lupus Erythematosus. He is dying already. 73.Agrava Commission- it was assigned to investigate the assassination of Ninoy Aquino. It was lead by Judge Corazon Agrava. 74.Reform the Armed Forces (RAM) –formed because of the discontent spread to military ranks.75.Alternative Press- includes Malaya and Mr and Mrs. Special Edition which is not afraid to express the truth but they were named as Mosquito press.76.Candidates in the Snap ElectionK.Cory Aquino Administration (1896- 1992) People Power President1.Cory Aquino
2.Challenges and Problemsa.Poverty, Economic Crisis, Foreign Debt ( $27 Billion)and Political Factionalismb.1989 Coup d’état –led by Gringo Honasan, RAM and other officials during Marcos’time. Done to create a military government. c.June 1991 Mt. Pinatubo Explosiond.Mendiola Massacre –killing of the farmers who protested in front of Malacanang while Jabidah Massacre during Marcos’ time.3.Achievementsa.First Woman President who created the Freedom Constitution/ 1986 Constitution which was done to immediately dissolve the 1973 Constitution and 1987 Constitution which is used until now that was created through ConCom.b.1986 Woman of the Year (TIME Magazine)c.Appeared by US Congress (Standing Ovation) d.Rejection of Military Bases Agreement by Senatee.PCGR –Presidential Commission on Government Reorganization. It shall encompass, as necessary, the reorganization of the national and local governments, its agencies and instrumentalities, including government-owned or controlled corporations and their subsidiaries.
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