aka the People Power Revolution was a rebellion against the former President of
the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos.
Why? You may ask, well...
There's 2 Main Reason
Assassination of Sen. Ninoy Aquino
basically, a place is occupied by the military in which the military has the power in order
to maintain order and safety.
ˈmär-shəl- : the law applied in occupied territory by the military
authority of the occupying power. : the law administered by
military forces that is invoked by a government in an emergency
when civilian law enforcement agencies are unable to maintain
public order and safety compare military law. - Merriam Webster
BUT many were opposed to this, leading to the
The assassination of Ninoy Aquino
In August 21, 1983, Former Senator Ninoy Aquino
This sparked the rebellion which led to the doom
of the Marcos Family.
1986, EDSA Revolution
EDSA Revolution was a peaceful revolution that through prayer and courage
they were able to overthrow Former Pres. Fernidand Marcos.
EDSA Revolution was aka the People Power Revolution but also the
Yellow Revolution due to the presence of Yellow Ribbons.
After the fall of the Marcoses
a new President was elected and it was the wife of Sen. Ninoy Aquino,
Corazon Aquino. She became the 11th President of the Philippines and is the 1st
Female President the Philippines had.