What historical scenes were mentioned in the poem "To the Filipino Flag: A Salutation"?  

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The poem begins with general references to the glorious dead and the martyred brave in unnamed conflicts. In the third stanza, however, the poet goes on to mention two specific historical scenes. The first is "Balintawak's first cry," an allusion to the initial rebel call to arms which began the Philippine Revolution against the Spanish Empire in 1896. The cry is generally known as the Cry of Balintawak or, more recently, the Cry of...

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