Rizal History

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  • Topic: José Rizal, Philippines, El filibusterismo
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The Study of History

History?

Past
Past of Man

History?

History – the analysis and critical evaluation of man’s
progress from the past to the present.

Why Study History?

1. History clearly explains the present.
2. It is a repository of knowledge and information
useful in solving our day to day problems.
3. It enables us to get acquainted with how man
developed a civilization from crude beginnings to
present modernized communities that we have.

History 12

Descriptive Title:
Life, works and writings of Dr. Jose Rizal.

History 12

Rizal?
Who is this guy?

Why do we need to study his life, works and writings?

Republic Act No. 1425

Rizal Law
Making it compulsory to those in tertiary education to
study the life works and writing of our National Hero.
“The life, works and writings of Rizal, particularly the Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, are constant and
inspiring source of patriotism and nationalism to which
the minds of the youth should be suffused.” – Claro M.
Recto

Republic Act No. 1425

Purpose
To awaken the spirit of patriotism and nationalism in the
Filipino Youth – the Hope of the Motherland.

Patriotism and Nationalism

PATRIOTISM
Love of one’s race
NATIONALISM
Love of country

Patriotism and Nationalism

So, what makes them relevant today?

Patriotism and Nationalism

The social cancer that Rizal criticized in his novels
remained and persisted in today’s Philippine society.

Hero

- A prominent or central personage taking an
admirable part in any remarkable event.
- A person of distinguished valor or enterprise in
danger or fortitude in suffering.
- A man honored after death by public worship
because of exceptional service to mankind.

Hero

Today’s Challenge

For US
to be
MODERN DAY HEROES

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