29 of current year after a long discussion, [the Representatives] have unanimously agreed upon the following: The separation of the Philippines from the Spanish monarchy and their formation into an independent state with its own government called the Philippine Republic has been the end sought by the Revolution in the existing war, begun on the 24th of August, 1896; and therefore, in its name and by the power delegated by the Filipino people, interpreting faithfully their desires and ambitions, we, the representatives of the Revolution, in a meeting at Biac-na-bato, Nov. 1897, unanimously adopt the following articles for the Constitution of the State: Article I. The supreme government of the Republic shall be vested in a Supreme Council, composed of a President, a Vice-President and four Secretaries, for the conduct of our Foreign Relations, of War, of the Interior, and of the Treasury. The powers of the Supreme Council of the government shall be: 1st.
Ang Pagpili sa Malolos bilang Kabisera ng Gobyerno Pagkaraang ideklara ang kalayaan ng Pilipinas sa Kawit, Cavite noong 12 Hunyo 1898, itinatag ni Pangulong Emilio Aguinaldo sa Bacoor, Cavite ang gobyernong rebolusyonaryo noong 23 Hunyo 1898.Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.Upang maiwasan ang anumang pag-atake ng Estados Unidos sa pamahalaang Pilipino, kinailangang lisanin ni Aguinaldo ang Cavite papuntang Malolos, Bulacan.Idineklara ang Malolos bilang bagong sentro ng pamahalaan noong 22 Agosto 1898. Naging magiliw ang pagtanggap ng mga taga-Malolos sa desisyon ni Aguinaldo.