Mellie Grace C.

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The martyrdom of the three priests apparently helped to inspire the organization of the Propaganda Movement. . was executed by the Spanish colonizers on charges of subversion. which aimed to seek reforms and inform Spain of the abuses of its colonial government. Jose Burgos and Jacinto Zamora (Gomburza). 1872. all Filipino priest. The death of Gomburza awakened strong feelings of anger and resentment among the Filipinos.‡ In February 17. Fathers Mariano Gomez. They questioned Spanish authorities and demanded reforms.

‡ Members of the Propaganda Movement were called propagandists or reformists. Recognition of human rights ‡ The Propaganda Movement never asked for Philippine independence because its members believed that once Spain realized the pitiful state of the country. They worked inside and outside the Philippines. the Spaniards would implement the changes the Filipinos were seeking. . Their objectives were to seek: ± ± ± ± ± Recognition of the Philippines as a province of Spain Equal status for both Filipinos and Spaniards Philippine representation in the Spanish Cortes Secularization of Philippine parishes.

Fray Butod (Father Fatso) In1889 he started the newspaper.‡ Graciano Lopez Jaena who left the Philippines for Spain in 1880 after publishing a satirical novel. that circulated both in Spain and the Philippines and was the medium of the Propaganda Movement. ‡ . La Solidaridad .

He fled to Spain in 1888 and became editor of La Solidaridad. . who was active in the anti-friar movement.‡ Marcelo del Pilar.

€ The members were from the middle class families representing the group of Filipino Intelegencia. € Jose Rizal: the greatest novelist of the movement He wrote his poetical masterpiece entitled Mi Ultimo Adios (My Last Farewell) Noli Me Tangere (1887) El Felibusterismo (1891) .

.These novels portrayed the authoritarian and abusive character of Spanish rule in the colony .

€ The official organ/ magazine of the Propaganda Movement € Graciano Lopez Jaena served as the first editor € The first issue was published in Barcelona Spain on February 15. 1889 .

tried to Mabini.€ July 7. 1892: Gen. led by Apolinario Mabini. . Eulogio Despujol ordered Rizal·s arrest and imprisonment at Fort Santiago July 15: He was put into exile in Dapitan € This marked the fall of the La Liga Filipina € € Some members. including Andres Bonifacio. that it was useless to expect reforms from the corrupt Spaniards. revive the league but the failed because many members. believed Bonifacio.

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