Writers are encouraged to attend workshops, and literary awards ceremonies are held each year. The cultural goal of the Spanish clergy was nothing less than the full Christianization and Hispanization of the Filipino.
Spain sure was a mighty nation to conquer our country. The conquistadores, friars and native nobles were granted estates, in exchange for their services to the King, and were given the privilege to collect tribute from its inhabitants.
In fact, it could be said that precolonial Philippines was largely matriarchal, with the opinions of women holding great weight in matters of politics and religion they also headed the rituals as the babaylans.
With these great material changes, social values were transformed, allowing greater social mobility. The Philippines was controlled by the Spaniards and the Catholic Church. During precolonial times, women shared equal footing with men in society.
Thus, religious themes dominated the culture of the Christianized majority. Women can no longer loiter around, run along the meadows, and swim in rivers or climb trees as children.
However, the Spanish quickly retaliated, and protected their people. She was even snatched of her right to express her thoughts being instructed to stay within the shadows with her lips sealed. Also, anyone including women could become the datu based on their merits such as bravery, wisdom, and leadership ability.
After a year of bloody fighting with support from the United States to the Philippines, the Spanish signed the truce pact of Biak-na-Bato on December 14,ending the Philippine Revolution. Although the datus technically came from the upper classes, he could be removed from his position by the lower classes if they found him wanting of his duties.
As part of the line for the heir and heiresses of a Datu, his daughter could be one of the choices. At its most sophisticated, theater consisted of religious rituals presided over by a priest or priestess and participated in by the community.
Ferdinand Magellan, painting, Although some women were able to attend some vocational schools, most were not given an opportunity to an education because the church and the government believed that women should only stay at home.The Philippines during the American Period.
Prepared by: Marilyn B. Balabag American Colonization of the Philippines The Spanish-American war which started in Cuba, changed the history of the Philippines.5/5(54). Feb 22, · By: Adrianne Dianne Isabelle R. Saldua During the pre-Hispanic period, the Philippines had a simple type of culture; the type of education being taught was basic, and it was taught in the standard alphabet, Alibata or Baybayin.
As for their living circumstances, they lived in small areas that were spread out called Balangays or. Maurice Tolentino, 1 Colonization is to build a colony that is under the control of a nation - Philippines' Colonization introduction.
But too bad our country was colonized by different nations.
Nations that were too powerful to conquer our beautiful and rich islands from our benighted ancestors. The Philippines today is all but a product.
The different literary periods in Philippine literature include the pre-colonial period, the Spanish colonial era, the American colonial era and the contemporary period.
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It started with the arrival in of European explorer Ferdinand Magellan sailing for Spain, which heralded the period when the Philippines was a colony of the Spanish Empire, and ended with the outbreak of the Philippine Revolution inwhich marked the beginning of the American colonial era of Philippine history.Download