Timeline of Philippine Wars

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Table of Philippine Wars and Related Events
Event Dates Duration
Philippine Revolution, Phase I August 29, 1896 to December 15, 1897 16 months
Pact of Biak-na-Bato (Katipunan Revolt Truce) Dec 15, 1897 to May 24, 1898 5 months
Philippine Revolution, Phase II May 24, 1898 to January 23, 1899 8 months
Spanish-American War April 21, 1898 to August 12, 1898 4 months
Protocol of Peace (Spanish-American Truce) August 12, 1898 to April 11, 1899 8 months
Philippine-American Collaboration Period May 1898 to July 1899 2 months
Souring of Philippine-American Relationship July 1899 to February 4, 1899 7 months
Philippine-American War
(Independence War)
February 4, 1899 to July 4, 1902 3-1/2 years
Pacification Campaigns (Christians Filipinos) 1902-1907 5 years
Moro Resistance Wars 1902-1913 11 years

Table of Pre-War Events that 
Gave Birth to Philippine Nationalism 
Year Event
1872 Cavite Revolt; execution of the three friars Fathers Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgos and Jacinto Zamora, acronymed GOMBURZA two months later allegedly implicated in the revolt.
1877 Protocol of Sulu; a treaty with Spain, Germany and England giving Spain colonial rights to Sulu.
1878 Sultan of Sulu leased Sabah (North Borneo) to a group of British businessmen
1886 Publication of the Noli Me Tangere (Touch Me Not), a socio-political novel of Dr. Jose Rizal
1889 Founding of La Solidaridad, a propaganda newspaper in Spain edited by Marcelo del Pilar
1891 Publication of the El Filibusterismo (The Filibuster), a sequel of the Noli
1892 Founding of the La Liga Filipina by Dr. Jose Rizal; 
Founding of the Katipunan by Andres Bonifacio, former member of La Liga.
1896 Execution of Dr. Jose Rizal for allegedly masterminding the Katipunan uprising
1895 Spanish pacification campaign against the Marawi, Lanao Muslims.