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On July 3, 1892 Rizal officially launched La Liga in a secluded house in Tondo at which every person of note in the movement was
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The consternation and panic triggered by Rizalƞs sudden arrest and deportation to Dapitan on July 7, 1892 led to Ligaƞs immediate
dissolution. On the evening of the same day, Bonifacio launched a revolutionary movement by founding the Kataastaasan
Kagalanggalangan, Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan (KKK). The original members of KKK included the radical members of the defunct
Liga Filipina and some came from traditional local landed elite. But Katipunan unlike La Liga initially could only count around 30
members, and remained dormant for a while. Bonifacio planned to revive the La Liga and consequently hasten the growth of the
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  . Through Bonifacioƞs initiative and collaboration with other members, La Liga was revived where Apolinario Mabini was one of
the newly recruited members and became the secretary of the council.

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 The reformist elements in the La Liga felt alarmed due to the radical
composition of the mass base (which is highly recruited by Bonifacio). If and when election occurred, the radical elements would surely
capture the leadership of the association and could attract the attention of authorities that may lead to everyoneƞs arrest. Because of
these, the revived La Liga was dissolved in October 1893. When the revived La Liga disbanded, its popular councils were simply
absorbed into the pre-existing Katipunan. As del Pilarƞs Solidaridad weakened and closed due to abandonment of Rizal, the Katipunan
started growing steadily. By June of 1896, the Katipunan membership had reached 30,000. Katipunan had gained a huge following
from the neighboring towns where even the young gobernadorcillo was recruited (Including Aguinaldo who runs Katipunan in Kawit
called ƠMagdalo).

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presuming that Rizal was its founder. At any rate, Rizal was the Katipunanƞs moral inspiration: his picture was hung in every Katipunan
meeting hall.

In January 1896, the rank and file, now well over 30,000, had become increasingly restless. For this reason, Bonifacio called a
Katipunan convention in early May 1896. The meeting was attended by sixty popular council heads including Bonifacio and Aguinaldo.



         
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to be done?ơ However the revolution started prematurely, leaving the Katipunan unprepared. Almost simultaneously, Manila and Cavite
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The story of the nation had not ended here. There are two factors that would continually extend the script: the ascendancy of
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matter and made some steps to get the support of the native elite. Bonifacioƞs method of neutralizing the native is different from Rizalƞs
ethical structure. Bonifacio fabricated roster of alleged financial contributors of Katipunan and made sure that the list will fell in the
hands of the authorities, thereby leaving the compromised gentry no choice but to join the Katipunan. However the native elite of
Katipunan surrendered them rather than seeking refuge, a move that proved suicidal.          
 
 

 
 

   
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In the Katipunan agenda, the postcolonial part of the nationalist
narrative was defined in terms of the perspective of the Pasyon, that is, as Redemption.However, what this meant and how it related
to the notion of an independent nation-state was never defined. Neither Bonifacio nor Emilio Jacinto spelled out what a postcolonial
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 In the Tejeros convention that aimed t resolve the conflict between the two revolutionary camps, it was decided to
dissolve Katipunan and replace it with a revolutionary government. When Bonifacio refused to abide by this decision, he was executed
for sedition. His execution had been ordered and carried out by men who he had earlier initiated into the Katipunan brotherhood. The
arrest and execution of Bonifacio demoralized the ranks of the revolutionary forces outside the province of Cavite (Mabini, 1969).

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    As a result of Biak na Bato, fighting in the Philippines did not stop. In fact, it spread beyond Manila and the
Tagalog Provinces.