Cory Aquino and Fidel Ramos Group 6 Cory Aquino The Background of Cory Aquino YAY, FLASHBACK!! María Corazón "Cory" Sumúlong Cojuangco Aquino First female president of the Philippines February 25, 1986 – June 30, 1992 Born: January 25, 1933 Paniqui, Philippines Died: August 1, 2009 (aged 76) Makati City, Philippines World known for her peaceful and anti-violent nature Best known for going against Marcos and being part of the EDSA revolution What we can say about Cory Former housewife Wife of Benigno Aquino Fighter of Democracy Kind and patient She was kind and patient, not like this... I am going crazy, I am going nuts, I am going BALISTIC!!! Programs PCHR Presidential Commission on Human Rights Investigating complaints on disappearance, torture, killing and other acts PCGG Presidential Commission on Good Government Get back government properties reported to have been gotten my the Marcos family PCGR Presidential Commission on Government Reforms Reorganize government offices, dissolve not needed positions and combine government offices NRDP National Reconciliation and Development Program Initiated peace talks with the groups previously opposing the Marcos government CEDP Community Employment and Development Program Provide jobs and let people start businesses in the provinces Of course EVERY president had… The loyalty of the military was uncertain 2. There was pover ty 3 . War 1. Fidel Ramos Fidel Ramos’s Background He used to be a Filipino soldier He was a politician He TOOK MARCOS OUT!!! 1992-1998 Programs He had the plan to overthrow Marcos through coup d’ etat He started the EDSA revolution Problems Encountered Threats from Marcos because he was trying to overthrow him… DIE RAMOS! YOU WISH!!!