Francisco Dagohoy led the longest revolt against the Spaniards in Philippine history. The revolt took the Spaniards 85 years (1744-1829) to quell. Forced labor was one of the causes of the revolt.
What was the reason for the Dagohoy Revolt?
The reason why Dagohoy took rebellion was that the Spanish authorities did not allow and refused a Christian Burial for Dagohoy’s brother’s death. This made Dagohoy promise to himself that he will correct and take justice the wrong done to his brother, and led to a revolt against the Spanish people.
What made the Filipino revolt against Spain?
Some revolts stemmed from land problems and this was largely the cause of the insurrections that transpired in the agricultural provinces of Batangas, Bulacan, Cavite, and Laguna. Natives also rebelled over unjust taxation and forced labor.
Who was the first Filipina who became a general?
|1. Gregorio Aglipay||Katipunan-Liwanag First Philippine Republic|
|2. Baldomero Aguinaldo||First Philippine Republic Revolutionary Government of the Philippines Republic of Biak-na-Bato Tejeros Revolutionary Government Magdalo (Katipunan faction) Katipunan|
|3. Crispulo Aguinaldo||Magdalo|
Is Francisco Dagohoy a hero?
Dagohoy will forever live in the pages of Philippine history, not only as a brother and a heroic man, but as the leader of the longest Filipino uprising on record. His revolt lasted for a span of 85 years.
Why did the US want the Philippines?
Americans who advocated annexation evinced a variety of motivations: desire for commercial opportunities in Asia, concern that the Filipinos were incapable of self-rule, and fear that if the United States did not take control of the islands, another power (such as Germany or Japan) might do so.