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Rizal Chapter 21

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PROJECT IN RIZAL 001
Rizal’s Life, Works and Writings

CHAPTER 21:
(Summary)
SECOND HOMECOMING AND
THE LIGA FILIPINA

Submitted By:
Lawrence M. Quibral
Submitted To:
Mr. Luis Gallardo Mago

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Chapter 21
The first homecoming of Rizalwas being in August, 1887 and His second homecoming to Manila was in June, 1892. This re – entry continued the hazardous campaign of Rizal for reforms. Rizal back to Manila for for the belief that the fight for Filipino Liberties hadd assumed a new phase. Rizal said that “The battlefield is in the Philippines” “There is where we should meet… There will help one another, there together we will suffer or triumph perhaps”. After two months, on December 31, 1891, He send a letter to Blumentritt, saying that the fight is no longer in Madrid.

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ARRIVAL IN MANILA WITH SISTER
June 2, 1892 was the date of Rizal’s second homecoming, with his sister Lucia, a diarist that described the homecoming as follows: -------------------------------------------------
“I arrived at Manila on 26 June(1892), Sunday at 12:00 noon. I was met by many carabineers headed by a major. There were in addition one captain and one seargent of the Veteran Civil Guard. I ccame down with my luggage and they inspected me at the custom house. From there I went to Hotel de Oriente where I occupied room No. 22, facing the church of Binondo”. On the da, 4:00 o’clock Rizal went to Malacanang Palace to talk to theSpanish Governor General Eulogo Despujol, Conde de Caspe. Then, He comeback at promptly 7:00 p.m. to discuss their agreement for the pardon of his father on Wednesday(June 29). After the interview, he visited the rest of his family in the city – first is Narcisa and later Neneng.

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VISITING FRIENDS IN CENTRAL LUZON
At 6:00 p.m. of the following day (June 27), Rizal boarded in train at Tutuban...

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