The primary contributory factors of Filipino nationalism were the economic concerns of the Filipino people, the educational practices introduced by the Spaniards that gave Filipinos an awareness of European history and the secularization of the parishes, which pushed people towards the idea of revolution. All of these factors combined to create a strong nationalist sentiment that was felt by many Filipino people.Continue Reading
In a historic sense, Filipino nationalism is usually referred to by historians as the period during the early 1800s when the people of the Philippines finally decided to aggressively push for independence from Spain following more than two centuries of European rule.
Ultimately, three primary factors led to the Philippine Revolution of 1896:
All three factors, combined with several large propaganda campaigns, inevitably led to the Philippine Revolution in 1896.Learn more about Southeast Asia