Sunday, January 30, 2011


Katipunan membership rites of blood Compact
1894 - Andres Bonifacio  y de Castro, co-founder  and officer of the underground society  aiming to liberate the Philippines  from Spanish colonial yoke, the  Kagalanggalangang Katipunan nang  manga Anak nang  Bayan (KKK) , declares that the  organization's administrative judges should strictly adhere to and  implement regulations in the bid to  enlarge KKK membership; with  increasing Katipunan membership, Bonifacio  has thought of classifying the members  into the three grades of Katipun,  Kawal, and Bayani; the passwords for the initiation rites would be "Anak ng Bayan," "Gomburza," and "Rizal"; in 1896, the Katipunan would be officially discovered by Spanish colonial authorities and by August, Bonifacio, then the Supremo of the Katipunan, would launch the Philippine Revolution.  

Collaborator with the imperialist U.S., Cayetano L. Arellano
1899 - Cayetano L. Arellano, delegate to the first Philippine (Malolos) Congress, traitorously collaborates with the imperialist United States as he accepts appointment as president of a reorganized colonial Supreme Court less than a year into the Filipino-American War (1899-1914) and while the leader of the fledgling Southeast Asian Republic, Emilio F. Aguinaldo, was on the run northwards as the vile and mighty Americans try to capture him; on the same day, collaborator Arellano is asked by the American invaders to prepare plans for organizing municipal governments in the Philippines.

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