Ferdinand Marcos Declaration Of Martial Law Summary

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Introduction “Absolute power corrupts absolutely.” from this quote, we could already see what would happen after Ferdinand Marcos’s Proclamation No. 1081, the declaration of Martial Law, but there are some thoughts that are contradicting this statement. Ferdinand Marcos a president known for declaring Martial Law and corruption. Yes, that is true but there are some people out there who think his presidency and the declaration of Martial Law was good. I chose this topic because it was very common and when something is very common it would be easy for me to change it a little and make a unique one as my own. I. Overview of the Martial Law Ferdinand Edralin Marcos was born on September 11, 1917, in Sarrat, a village in the Ilocos North region of the island of Luzon in the Philippines. His parents, Josefa Edralin and Mariano Marcos, were both teachers. In 1925 Mariano Marcos became a congressman, which surrounded the young Ferdinand in politics. And his father was a great father. He supported his son in lots of things. He pushed his son to excel in many things, too, but Ferdinand’s real father was not Mariano it was Ferdinand Chua. The young Ferdinand claimed Ferdinand Chua was his…show more content…
Do not fear Martial Law, welcome it because in the long run, it is protecting your Constitutional rights. Why are so many not intelligent enough to see that? From what I can see, Martial Law should be hoped for if things become ugly. To not want Martial Law is to say you want to take the law into your own hands.” According to this statement, Martial Law is our future. He is stating that Martial Law will protect our Constitutional rights after all the hardship. Martial Law should not be feared because after all the hardships it will protect our Constitutional
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