Philippine History Summary

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C. History According to Dr. Alzona
Dr. Alzona was devoted to her vocation as an authentic historian who chronically cultivated an interest in research and writing about Philippine history and the articles in this category of the anthology exposed such.
It was in the page having the title of “Who Should Teach Philippine History?” that I spotted an intersection of words among the anthology, my Kasaysayan 1 subject, and my Science, Technology, and Society (STS) lecture this semester. It was Rizal’s meticulous replication or copying of Antonio Morga’s “Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas” by hand. This has just proven once again that it’s a small world after all. This same article got me asking why some private schools and institutions do not study Rizal’s works. These
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When I looked at Rizal’s daily schedule at the age of nine, I was surprised that he could have done many things in a single day. How disciplined he must have been! And here I am, a 16-year-old college student, having problems with time management.
In the essay “Rizal and Intellectualism,” Dr. Alzona showed Rizal’s life as something devoted to study and learning. It was here where she documented the culture of study or the national hero. The article in the previous paragraph served as proof for her information in this essay. It was interesting to know also that Rizal would read Florante at Laura of Francisco Balagtas for fear that he might forget Tagalog abroad.
“The Commentaries of Rizal on Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas by Doctor Antonio de Morga” mentioned the Spaniard Wenceslao E. Retana. I have come upon that name for the first time in Quibuyen’s article also. The American colonizers first learned of our national hero through Retana. He was distinguished as a biographer of Rizal but was a relentless critic of our national hero and other Filipino reformists in Rizal’s life
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