Monday, October 5, 2009

Midterm Exam in Rizal and Recitation

For my students who were not able to take their Midterm Exam in Rizal, you may choose 5 out of the following questions. Kindly send your answers to my email: or on or before October 9, 2009

Note: Post your answers directly to your yahoo compose mail. Do Not attach anything as I do not want to encumbered downloading files. At the heading of your mail, kindly type your name and course year and section. Thanks!

Explain why the Filipinos had no unity before and after the arrival of the Spaniards.

What was the effect of the migration of liberal Spaniards on the educated Filipinos and mestizos?

How significant was the execution of fathers Gomes, Burgos, and Zamora to the Filipinos and church?

Why were the Spanish authorities in the Philippines opposed to the education of the Filipinos?

Why was liberalism in the Philippines short-lived? Why was a reactionary governor-general sent to the Philippines?

What brought about the French Revolution? How significant was this movement to among the people of world during 19th century?

Who led the demand for the introduction of reforms in the administration of the Philippines? Can you explain why they led the movement?

How did the socio-political status in Spain during the 19th century affect the Philippines?

What is R.A. 1425? Explain.

How did the Industrial Revolution come about? Give its effects (advantages and what not).

What brought about the French Revolution? How significant was this movement to people during 19th century?


A lot of you were not called for the graded recitation. To make it up, chose one from the given questions below. Send your answers to my email address (given above) on or before October 14, 2009. Same instructions as with the midterm exam except that at the heading of your mail, you will have to type it like this:

Name of Student, Course, Yr. and Sec, Activity Equivalent to Recitation


1. Analysis of any of the characters of Jose Rizal's novels.

2. Analysis of Rizal's Mi Ultimo Adios

3. Analysis of Philippines, A century hence


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