Why Is Rizal Our National Hero

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Chapter I

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. Rizal may be like a precious gift left unopened in the closet of our lackadaisical minds.

Participating in the events being held this year is a good way to open our hearts and minds to the dreams of Rizal for a progressive and enlightened Filipino nation. Reading and understanding his works will be another way for us to reach the goal of a truly free and independent Philippines.

In June 1892 Rizal left two sealed letters with a Portuguese
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Recto RA 1425 also known as the Rizal law. Meaning all college students would benefit in this research as all courses are required to include the Rizal course in their curriculum.

Teachers and Professors: Teachers and professors of Philippine History and the Rizal course would benefit from this study because they would be able to make use of the information imparted in this research in preparing lesson plans and similar instructional activities for interested students.

Future Researchers: This study is very helpful for future researchers that will make similar studies for this research could be a good source of information.

D. Scope and Delimitation This study focuses on the fundamental considerations or criteria on why is Dr. Jose Rizal chosen as our national hero.

E. Materials and methods The method we use is the qualitative method we used it because our study is about a single person and his significance.”Qualitative research is a method of inquiry employed in many different academic disciplines, traditionally in the social sciences, but also in market research and further contexts.” (Denzin, Norman K. & Lincoln 2005) The materials we used is books and other readily available materials like the internet and other research of the same topic

F. Definition of terms
Hero – a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities; one who shows great courage.

Nobility – the quality or state of being noble in
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