Philippines is affected by many problem of Spain like political instability and by the union of the Church and the State and also include the Philippine representation in Spanish Cortes which is justified and last is the denial of human rights which spurs the Filipino to fight for. About the Political instability, it is one of problem that the Philippines. Then it was follow by Madrid government which change the political administration in the colony. In 1853 to 1898, there were 41 political dictum who held office in the Philippines. In 1885 to 1896, during the regency of Queen Ma. Cristina there were four assign to the colonial government and two acting capacity.
Rizal observes in his Noli Me Tangere that Governor-General was talking to Crisostomo Ibarra about his burdens he weigh in his shoulder. About his hardship of pleasing the King Minister and worst is when he consult the mother country about his proposal which will be accepted or rejected, and worst problem is the official way of ruling the Philippines is weak. Many of them were not prepared to govern the country. Many of them do the illegal work such as: graft and corruption, bribery etc. and it looks like no one work for the welfare of the Philippines. Another problem affect the Philippines is the union of Church and Philippines. In union of Church is all about the cardinal policy in Spain that was carried out in the colonial administration of the Philippines. The Governor-General presented as King that's why he exercise great power.
This problem, the union of Church and State was because of a conflict between government and Church. Many complain was done by the official Church to the King about the harsh treatment of the civil to the people and also the Governor-General on the interference of ecclesiastical official in civil and internal affairs of government. That's why the King send instruction... Continue Reading