La Liga Filipina
Overview
 
La Liga Filipina was a progressive organization created by Dr. José Rizal
José Rizal
José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda , was a Filipino polymath, patriot and the most prominent advocate for reform in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era. He is regarded as the foremost Filipino patriot and is listed as one of the national heroes of the Philippines by...

 in the Philippines
Philippines
The Philippines , officially known as the Republic of the Philippines , is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam...

 in a house at Ilaya Street, Tondo, Manila
Tondo, Manila
Tondo is a district of Manila, Philippines. The locale has existed prior to the arrival of the Spanish, referred to as "Tundun" in the Laguna Copperplate Inscription. One of the most densely populated areas of land in the world, Tondo is located in the northwest portion of the city and is primarily...

 in 1892.

The organization derived from La Solidaridad and the Propaganda movement
Propaganda Movement
The Propaganda Movement was a literary and cultural organization formed in 1872 by Filipino émigrés who had settled in Europe. Composed of Filipino liberals exiled in 1872 and students attending Europe's universities, the organization aimed to increase Spanish awareness of the needs of its colony,...

. the purpose of La Liga Filipina is the to build a new group sought to involve the people directly in the reform movement.

the league was to be a sort of mutual aid and self-help society dispensing scholarship funds and legal aid, loaning capital and setting up cooperatives, The league became at threat to Spanish authorities that they arrested Rizal on July 6, 1892 on Dapitan.

During the exile of Rizal, The organisation became inactive, through the efforts of Domingo Franco and Andres Bonifacio, it was reorganized.
Encyclopedia
La Liga Filipina was a progressive organization created by Dr. José Rizal
José Rizal
José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda , was a Filipino polymath, patriot and the most prominent advocate for reform in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era. He is regarded as the foremost Filipino patriot and is listed as one of the national heroes of the Philippines by...

 in the Philippines
Philippines
The Philippines , officially known as the Republic of the Philippines , is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam...

 in a house at Ilaya Street, Tondo, Manila
Tondo, Manila
Tondo is a district of Manila, Philippines. The locale has existed prior to the arrival of the Spanish, referred to as "Tundun" in the Laguna Copperplate Inscription. One of the most densely populated areas of land in the world, Tondo is located in the northwest portion of the city and is primarily...

 in 1892.

The organization derived from La Solidaridad and the Propaganda movement
Propaganda Movement
The Propaganda Movement was a literary and cultural organization formed in 1872 by Filipino émigrés who had settled in Europe. Composed of Filipino liberals exiled in 1872 and students attending Europe's universities, the organization aimed to increase Spanish awareness of the needs of its colony,...

. the purpose of La Liga Filipina is the to build a new group sought to involve the people directly in the reform movement.

the league was to be a sort of mutual aid and self-help society dispensing scholarship funds and legal aid, loaning capital and setting up cooperatives, The league became at threat to Spanish authorities that they arrested Rizal on July 6, 1892 on Dapitan.

During the exile of Rizal, The organisation became inactive, through the efforts of Domingo Franco and Andres Bonifacio, it was reorganized. The organization decided to declare its support for La Solidaridad and the reforms it advocated, raise funds for the paper, and defray the expenses of deputies advocating reforms for the country before the Spanish Cortes. Eventually after some disarray in the leadership of the group, the Supreme Council of the League dissolved the society.

The Liga membership split into two groups: the conservatives formed the Cuerpo de Compromisarios which pledged to continue supporting the La Solidaridad
La solidaridad
La Solidaridad was an organization created in Spain on December 13, 1888. Composed of Filipino liberals exiled in 1872 and students attending Europe's universities, the organization aimed to increase Spanish awareness of the needs of its colony, the Philippines, and to propagate a closer...

 while the radicals led by Bonifacio devoted themselves to a new and secret society, the Katipunan
Katipunan
The Katipunan was a Philippine revolutionary society founded by anti-Spanish Filipinos in Manila in 1892, whose primary aim was to gain independence from Spain through revolution. The society was initiated by Filipino patriots Andrés Bonifacio, Teodoro Plata, Ladislao Diwa, and others on the night...

.

Aims

  • To unite the whole archipelago
    Archipelago
    An archipelago , sometimes called an island group, is a chain or cluster of islands. The word archipelago is derived from the Greek ἄρχι- – arkhi- and πέλαγος – pélagos through the Italian arcipelago...

     into one vigorous and homogenous organization;
  • Mutual protection in every want and necessity;
  • Defense against all violence and injustice;
  • Encouragement of instruction, agriculture
    Agriculture
    Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi and other life forms for food, fiber, and other products used to sustain life. Agriculture was the key implement in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the...

    , and commerce
    Commerce
    While business refers to the value-creating activities of an organization for profit, commerce means the whole system of an economy that constitutes an environment for business. The system includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural, and technological systems that are in operation in any...

    ; and
  • Study and application of reforms.

Directors

  • Jose Rizal
    José Rizal
    José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda , was a Filipino polymath, patriot and the most prominent advocate for reform in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era. He is regarded as the foremost Filipino patriot and is listed as one of the national heroes of the Philippines by...

    , Founder
  • Ambrosio Salvador, President of the League
  • Agustin dela Rosa, Fiscal
  • Bonifacio Arevalo, Treasurer
  • Deodato Arellano
    Deodato Arellano
    Deodato Arellano was a Filipino patriot who was among the founders of the Katipunan that started the Philippine Revolution against Spain....

    , Secretary and first Supreme leader of Katipunan

Exile of Rizal
  • Domingo Franco, President and Supreme leader
  • Deodato Arellano
    Deodato Arellano
    Deodato Arellano was a Filipino patriot who was among the founders of the Katipunan that started the Philippine Revolution against Spain....

    , Secretary-Treasurer
  • Isidro Francisco, Fiscal
  • Apolinario Mabini
    Apolinario Mabini
    Apolinario Mabini y Maranan was a Filipino political philosopher and revolutionary who wrote a constitutional plan for the of 1899-1901, and served as its first prime minister in 1899...

    , Secretary

Other members

  • Andres Bonifacio
    Andres Bonifacio
    Andrés Bonifacio y de Castro was a Filipino nationalist and revolutionary. He was a founder and later Supremo of the Katipunan movement which sought the independence of the Philippines from Spanish colonial rule and started the Philippine Revolution...

    , Supreme leader of Katipunan and led the Cry of Pugadlawin.
  • Mamerto Natividad, One of the leaders of the revolution in Nueva Ecija
    Nueva Ecija
    Nueva Ecija is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. Its capital is Palayan City...

    .
  • Moises Salvador, Master of lodge of the mason in Balagtas.
  • Numeriano Adriano, Chief guard of lodge of the mason in Balagtas.
  • Jose A. Dizon, Master of lodge of the mason in Taliba.
  • Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista
    Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista
    Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista , also known as Don Bosyong, was a lawyer and author of the Declaration of Philippine Independence document...

    , War adviser during First Philippine Republic
    First Philippine Republic
    The Philippine Republic , more commonly known as the First Philippine Republic or the Malolos Republic was a short-lived insurgent revolutionary government in the Philippines...

    , Author of Philippine Declaration of Independence
    Philippine Declaration of Independence
    The Philippine Declaration of Independence occurred on June 12, 1898 in Cavite II el Viejo , Cavite, Philippines. With the public reading of the Act of the Declaration of Independence, Filipino revolutionary forces under General Emilio Aguinaldo proclaimed the sovereignty and independence of the...

    .
  • Timoteo Lanuza, Stated the depose to dispel the Spanish frail in the Philippine in 1889.
  • Marcelino de Santos, Bidder and assitant of La Solidaridad
    La solidaridad
    La Solidaridad was an organization created in Spain on December 13, 1888. Composed of Filipino liberals exiled in 1872 and students attending Europe's universities, the organization aimed to increase Spanish awareness of the needs of its colony, the Philippines, and to propagate a closer...

    .
  • Paulino Zamora, Master of lodge of the mason in Lusong.
  • Juan Zulueta, Member of lodge of the mason in Lusong, Member of Supreme Council.
  • Doroteo Ongjunco, Member of lodge of the mason in Lusong
  • Arcadio del Rosario,Publicist of lodge of the mason in Balagtas.
  • Timoteo Paez, Member of Supreme Council

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