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WHAT IS THE BASIS OF

CONSIDERING RIZAL A
NATIONAL HERO?

REFER TO YOUR BOOK – JOSE RIZAL IN OUR TIMES . FOR THE CONTENT OF THE RIZAL LAW FROM ARTICLE 1-3.

DEFINITION OF A HERO .

. are products of their time. . should be evaluated by academicians & not declared by legislation. are human beings. HEROES . .IN SUMMARY.

. go beyond personal & local concerns but think national. accomplish achievements with long term impact to the society he lived in.should have a high sense of nationalism.

.are timeless.

PROCESS OF BECOMING A HERO: Public veneration Act of heroism Proclamation as national heroes .

RESULTS: Rizal Day • December 30 • based on the decree issued by Aguinaldo on December 20. 1931 . 2946 by the Philippine Legislature on February 16. 1921 • Every Last Sunday of August • Based on Public Act 3827 by the Philippine Legislature on October 28. 1898 Bonifacio Day National Heroes Day • November 30 • based on Act No.

RESULTS: Ninoy Aquino Day • August 21 • Based on Republic Act 9256 by former President Arrroyo .

WHAT IS THE BASIS OF CONSIDERING RIZAL A NATIONAL HERO? .

BONIFACIO & AGUINALDO AS NATIONAL HEROES. .THERE IS NO OFFICIAL DECLARATION DIRECTLY PROCLAIMING FILIPINOS LIKE RIZAL.

executive order or proclamation has been enacted or issued officially proclaiming any Filipino historical figure as a national hero.How did Rizal become a hero? No law. . However. there were laws enacted and proclamations issued honoring these heroes. because of their significant roles in the process of nation building and contributions to history.