• Who Made Rizal Our Foremost National Hero, and Why?
    Who Made Rizal Our Foremost National Hero, and Why? BY: ESTEBAN A. DE OCAMPO Dr. Jose Rizal Mercado y Alonso, or simply Jose Rizal (1861-1896), is unquestionably the greatest hero & martyr of our nation. The day of his birth & the day of his execution are fittingly commemorated by all...
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  • Students’ Views on Filipino Historians’ Articles About Jose Rizal as the National Hero of the Philippines
    STUDENTS’ VIEWS ON FILIPINO HISTORIANS’ ARTICLES ABOUT JOSE RIZAL AS THE NATIONAL HERO OF THE PHILIPPINES A Paper Submitted to: Dr. Minerva V. Apita In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements in: Philippine History with Politics and Governance Laylo, Anelle Nica M. September 7, 2011...
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  • why rizal is a national hero
    rizalJosé Rizal From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the Philippine national hero. For other uses, see José Rizal (disambiguation). José Rizal Born José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda June 19, 1861[1] Calamba, Laguna[1] Died December 30,...
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  • Book Review "In Excelsis: the Mission of Jose P. Rizal, Humanist and Philippines National Hero "
    INTRODUCTION A nation forms and transforms its national identity though its symbols that embody its historical and cultural heritage. Nowhere is this more patent in the way the Philippines and the Filipino people have kept alive the memories of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the Philippines’ national hero...
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  • Why Is Jose Rizal Our National Hero?
    WHY IS JOSE RIZAL OUR NATIONAL HERO? (Reaction Paper) Dr. Jose Rizal is unquestionably our greatest national hero and martyr of our nation. We cannot deny the fact that many other heroes gave their lives for our country by fighting foreign invaders with their sharp weapons, but Rizal was still...
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  • Would You Agree That Rizal Would Be Our National Hero Instead of Bonifacio?
    Yes! Rizal should be our national hero instead of Bonifacio. Well if we talk about National Hero issue we should not be only on the things that they have done for our country but the things they have done for the sake of the people and the whole country. Rizal was thinking on making the Filipinos th...
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  • Why Is Rizal Our National Hero
    Chapter I Introduction I. Background of the study We owe it to ourselves as Filipinos to revisit the writings of Dr. Rizal and try to gain an understanding of his ideals and hope for the Philippines. Dr. Rizal is a great gift of God to us, if we are to see it in a Christian perspective. But Dr...
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  • Jose Rizal : Re-Discovering the Revolutionary Filipino Hero in the Age of Terrorism
    JOSE RIZAL : RE-DISCOVERING THE REVOLUTIONARY FILIPINO HERO IN THE AGE OF TERRORISM BY E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, WEB Du Bois Institute, Harvard University Yo la tengo, y yo espero que ha de brillar un dia en que venza la Idea a la fuerza brutal, que despues de la lucha y la lenta agonia, otra vzx...
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  • Jose Rizal as Asian Hero
    FROM A DISTANCE By Carmen N. Pedrosa (The Philippine Star) Updated December 27, 2009 12:00 AM A friend from schooldays asked me to comment on an article that appeared in the other newspaper recently: “If Rizal were alive, he’d visit his old Jesuit mentors here”. It was a categorical stateme...
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  • The Novels of Jose Rizal
    Rizal, for all the agitation his writings produced, never called for outright revolt against the Spanish colonizers. On the contrary, his explicit statements never ceased to sustain the hope that Spain would allow the Philippines the freedom and means to develop its intellectual and material resourc...
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  • Jose Rizal Movie Review
    José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda is an important person in the history of the Philippines and an icon that we can find in every history books in our country. We know him as the guy who dated a lot of women, he was short and not that physically attractive as others but he was more than...
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  • Jose Rizal’s Life (Movie Review)
    Jose Rizal’s Life (Movie Review) As a citizen of the Philippines, it is really important to be acquainted with the life of our national hero here in our own country and that is certainly about the biography of Dr. Jose P. Rizal. Besides reading books about the history or biography of our nation...
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  • Jose Rizal
    The title of the movie is Jose Rizal, directed by Marilou Diaz- Abaya, lead starred by Mr. Cesar Montano. The film was epic, melodramatic and historian film. The movie tells about the life of Jose Rizal and all of his contributions to our country.  For me, this is a must watch Filipino movie. M...
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  • The Council of the Gods by Jose Rizal
    THE COUNCIL OF THE GODSby José RizalAn Allegory In One Act Note: Rizal wrote this in 1880 when he was a student at Ateneo when he was 19 or 20 years old. The work shows Rizal's amazing knowledge of the intricacies of Roman mythology.Note:  This play, supplied to the site by an earnest student, is...
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  • Jose Rizal, Liberator of the Philippines
    Jose Rizal, Liberator of the Philippines In the early morning of December 30, 1896, 35 year old Jose' Rizal, an indio with strong oriental features but the bearing of a western intellectual, wearing a black suit and hat, stood erect and calm in an open field by Manila Bay. Ministering to him were...
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  • Jose Rizal Life and Works
    Jose Rizal is the national hero of the Philippines, one of the Southeast Asian countries. His full name was Jose Protacio Mercado Rizal y Alonzo Realonda. He was born on June 19, 1861 as the 7th child of the eleven children in the family of Francisco Mercado Rizal and Teodora Alonzo Realonda. He was...
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  • Opthalmic Surgeon in Hongkong of Jose Rizal
    Ophthalmic Surgeon in Hong Kong After the publication of el filibusterismo, Rizal left Europe for Hong Kong, where he live from November, 1891 to June, 1892 He’s Reasons for leaving Europe were: 1. Life was unbearable in Europe because of his political differences with M. H. Del Pilar and ot...
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  • Jose Rizal
    Jose Rizal, a man with so many accomplishments. Jose Rizal gives all of us inspiration in all the things we do. He is inspires us to be hardworking and diligent, which most of us are not. I am amazed that even though Rizal was in exile, he didn't mind the fact that he was sent to Dapitan to live l...
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  • Jose Rizal Reaction Paper
    The movie tells the life story of Jose Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines. A three-hour epic on the life and struggles of his poet and patriotisms. It covers his life from his childhood to his execution at the hands of the Spanish forces occupying the Philippines in the late 19th century.We...
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  • Jose Rizal Reaction Paper
    JOSE RIZAL The movie tells the life story of Jose Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines. It covers his life from his childhood to his execution at the hands of the Spanish forces occupying the Philippines in the late 19th century. We are also thrown into the world of Rizal's novels. So we...
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