Mag-aral
Digital Library & Museum


Find out about the different aspects of Martial Law through various exhibits. Discover the intricate networks of power and abuse that fueled the Marcos regime, learn the names of those who fought against his repressive rule, and map out the impact it continues to have on our country to this day.

Warning Signs: The Events Leading Up to Martial Law
INTERACTIVE We look back at events before the declaration of Martial Law in 1972 that, in retrospect, could have served as signs ...
Declaration of Martial Law
The Night of the Declaration On the night of September 23, 1972, Ferdinand Marcos spoke to the nation by television a...
Young Marcos
Introduction Before his meteoric rise to power, Marcos grew up as a young Filipino full of brilliance and promise. We...
Martial Law 101
Martial law refers to the replacement of civil rule by military rule. This may be characterized by curfews, the dispe...
Promises of the New Society
In any of President Ferdinand Marcos’s key speeches, he was most inspiring when he would talk about his vision of the...