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Joy Angelique P. Dela Cruz
Grade-11B AMACC-Dumaguety City
Philippine Politics and Governance
(An introduction to politics and Governance)
Week1 Activities and Exerises
1. In the Philippine setting, what issues and challenges confront our political context?
-Poverty, Drugs, Corruption, Pandemic Health Crisis, Lack of Employment, and Environtmental
*Why do these issues occur?
- It is clear that the country lacks of skills, and there are some people who are hungry of both power
and money to cause poverty, corruption, made-drugs, no budget for health center and no jobs
2. How would you describe our present political situation?
- I would desribe the political situation in the philippines that the current Presedent Which is
Pres.Rodrigo Duterte has taken a strong stands against 2 among major issues that the country facing.
The Anti-Drug and Anti-Corruption.
3. What can you suggest to improve the performance of our present government?
- Extend services for people who needs help, widen thye knowledge of the issues in the country how
to solve them. Time and Money management.
Trace the Philippine-US political relationship throughout history.
- https://time.com/4543996/history-of-us-philippine-relations/
-U.S.-Philippine relations are based on strong historical and cultural linkages and a shared
commitment to democracy and human rights. The 1951 U.S.-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty
provides a strong foundation for our robust security partnership, which began during World War II