The inaugural session of the Philippine Constitutional Convention was held at the...
Legislative building in Manila
Oldest member of the philippine constitutional convention
-former revolutionary general
-74 years old
youngest member of phil constituional convention
-young lawyer and youth leader from camarines norte
-25 years old
Who presided the Philipine consitutional convention?
Claro M. Recto
In framing the constitution, how many committees wre tasked to work on the organization and functions of the convention/ draft of the constitution??
In framing the constitution, how many committees were asked to work on the terms of the constitution??
How long did it take to have the constitution approved?
How much did the philippine constitutional convention cost the phil government?
Who approved and signed the constitution?
President Franklin Roosevelt
After Pres roosevelt approved of the constitution, what happened next?
it was ratified by the Filipino people (plebiscite)
Who were the candidates for president of the commonwealth?
and who won?
Who were the candidates for vice president in the first commonwealth elections?
and who won?
What was Commonwealth Act 1?
Who was asked by quezon to serve as the Military Advisor of the Philippines following his retirement as the US army chief of staff?
Gen. Douglas Mac Artthur
Who assisted gen. mac arthur??
Lt. Colonel Dwight Eisenhower
became Supreme Allied Commander in europe during WW2 and president of US
Mac arthur was given the rank ______, who oversaw the development of the Philippine Constabulary
Establshed in order to mediate in all conflicts between labor and capitol...
Court of Industrial Relations
Law that provides laborers with minimum wage of 1 peso wage a day
Minimum Wage Act
Law that allows workers to work for only 8 hours...
Eight hour labor act
Law that provides that the contract between tenants and landowners should be in writing so the former would not be deceived...
Law that provides free legal assistance for the defense of the poor...
The public defenders' act
What are the 2 reforms during the commonwealth in terms of labor and social justice?
Who became the first woman councilor of manila?
Carmen Planas "Manila's Darling"
How many chartered cities were there at the beginning of the commonwealth?
2- Manila and baguio
What were the additional 9 cities that were newly charted during commonwealth?
What were the 4 changes in education that took place during commonwealth?
it was filipinized
great emphasis on vocational training
stress given to character education
establishment of free and compulsory primary education
What does Executive order no 217 tell us?
Filipino code of ethics (16 principles) must be taught
MEMORIZE 16 PRINCIPLES
Who was the head of the National Council of Education?
Who was the head of the department of education?
What were the 8 private universities during commonwealth?
centro escolar university
university of manila
philippine women's university
far eastern university
What was created in order to study the problem of national language?
Institute of National Language (INL)
Who presided INL?
Jaime C. de Veyra
Why is filipino tagalog based?
widely spoken and is the most understood in all regions
not divided into smaller daughter languages (unlike visayan or bicol)
its literary tradition is the riches
more books are written in tagalog
tagalog has always been the language in manila
tagalog was the language of the 1896 revolution and the katipunan
Which act was passed to solve "school crisis?"
The Educational Act of 1940
Changes brought by Educational act of 1940 (4)
reduction of elementary courses from 7 to 6 years
adoption of a double single-session which a teacer is to teach 2 sets of pupils everyday
raising of the entrance age of pupils to over 7 but not over 9 years
fixing of the school year from July-April, instead of June-March
What agricultural project was implimented to address landless families??
-distribution of public land to encourage agricultural productivity
The Tydings McDuffie Act became.....
-Philippine economic readjustment act
-removed the increase in tax
What campaign boosted local trade?
"Made in the Philippines Products week"
Which foreigners had majority of the control of domestic trade?
30% other nationalities
What was the orignial name of Philippine aair lines?
Philippine Aerial Taxi Company
What was created to study the economic phase of the Philippine-American relations?
Joint Preparatory committee on Philippine Affairs (JPCPA)
What did the JPCPA report include?
Political independence is to be granted to the Philippines on July 4, 1946 as provided by Tydings mc duffie law
the philippine-american preferential trade relations and continued military and naval protection be extended until december 31, 1960
3 points of ammendment to the constitution made by the nacionalista party: