Emilio Aguinaldo Essays

Rizal Journey

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study of Rizal’s Life, Works and Writings Rizal Law and the Teaching of Rizal Course| Republic Act of 1425Or Rizal Law| * Mandates the teaching of the life, works and writings of Rizal in all schools in the country.| Jose P. Laurel | * Sponsored the law because Rizal was the founder of Filipino nationality and the architect of the Filipino nation. * Believed that by reading and studying Rizal’s life, teachings and writings, Filipino…

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National Museum Review (philippines)

What a blast from the past. September 5, 2013 a date to remember, another great day in my life. This was the day I and my two block mates went and visit an institution. The institution devoted to the procurement, care, study, and display of objects of lasting interest of the country. Significantly, this institution is like a trophy to all Filipinos, a triumphant trophy of strong and vigorous mark of an extraordinary history, this is the National Museum of…

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The Period of Enlightenment

Chapter 4 The Period of Enlightenment (1872-1898) Historical Background After 300 years of passivity under Spanish rule, the Filipino spirit reawakened when the 3 priests Gomez, Burgos and Zamora were guillotined without sufficient evidence of guilt. This occurred on the 17th of February. This was buttressed with the spirit of liberalism when the Philippines opened its doors to world trade and with the coming of a liberal leader in the person of Governor Carlos Maria de la Torre. The Spaniards…

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Concept of the Filipino Nation to Rizal

I think Rizal was against the revolution. Rizal issued in December 1896, asking the Katipuneros to lay down their arms and condemning the violence that was planned without his knowledge and consent. I think Rizal was an American-sponsored hero, citing without any documentary proof, an alleged Philippine Commission meeting when the American colonial government chose Rizal as the foremost national hero because he was non-violent and reformist, unlike Bonifacio or Aguinaldo. the annual commemoration of Rizal’s death each year in…

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Why Neither July 4 or June 12 Should Philippine Independence

Former President of the Philippines “A nation is born into freedom on the day when such a people, moulded into a nation by a process of cultural evolution and sense of oneness born of common struggle and suffering, announces to the world that it asserts its natural right to liberty and is ready to defend it with blood, life, and honor.”The promotion of a healthy nationalism is part of the responsibility of the leaders of newly independent nations. After they…

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