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rizal in london and USA

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rizal in london and USA

  1. 1. Rizal’s Visit to theUnited States (1888)
  2. 2. Arrival in San Francisco
  3. 3.  April 28,1888 – Streamer BELGIC, with Rizal on board, docked at San Francisco, Saturday morning. All passengers were not allowed to land Cholera epidemic After a week of quarantine, all first class-passengers ,including Rizal, were permitted to land.
  4. 4. Rizal in San Francisco
  5. 5.  Palace Hotel, May 4,1888 San Francisco, Market Street
  6. 6.  Leland Stanford Dupont Street
  7. 7. Across theAmericanContinent
  8. 8.  May 6,1888- Rizal left San Francisco for Oakland
  9. 9.  May 7, -Reno, Nevada – “ The Biggest Little City in the World”
  10. 10.  May 8 at OGDEN to DENVER
  11. 11. Salt Lake City
  12. 12. PROVO
  13. 13. May 9, -COLORADO
  14. 14. May 10, at
  15. 15. OMAHA
  16. 16. Missouri River
  17. 17. May 11, at CHICAGO
  18. 18. NIAGARA FALLS
  19. 19. May 13, - ALBANY- Hudson River
  20. 20. Rizal in New York
  21. 21.  May 13 – Rizal reached New York. Stayed 3 days in the city Visited the scenic and historic places
  22. 22.  Rizal was awed and inspired by the memorial of > GEORGE WASHINGTON
  23. 23. City of Rome May 16, 1888 – Rizal left New York for Liverpool.
  24. 24.  Statue of Liberty on Bedloe Island
  25. 25. Rizal’s Impression of America GOODThe material progress of the countryThe drive and energy of the AmericansThe natural beauty of the landThe high standard of livingThe opportunities for better life offered to poor immigrants.
  26. 26.  BADLack of racial equalityThey do not have true civil liberty.“ America is the land par excellence of freedom but only for the whites.”
  27. 27. Rizal in London
  28. 28.  May 1888 to March 1889 – Rizal lived in London Reasons in choosing London To improve his knowledge of the English language To study and annotate Morga’s “Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas” London was a safe place for him to carry on his fight against Spanish tyranny.
  29. 29. Trip Across the Atlantic
  30. 30.  Won many friends of different nationalities on board Entertained the American and European passengers with his yo-yo as an offensive weapon. Rizal arrived at Liverpool, England, on May 24,1888.
  31. 31. Liverpool, England
  32. 32. Adelphi Hotel – stayed one day and spent his night
  33. 33. Life in London
  34. 34. Dr. Antonio Ma. Regidor Rizal stayed as a guest at the home of Dr. Regidor
  35. 35.  Rizal was a boarder of the Beckett familyGertrude Beckett“Gettie or Tottie”
  36. 36.  Dr. Reinhold Rost- called Rizal“ a pearl of a man “( una perla de hombre )
  37. 37. News from Home, Good and Bad
  38. 38. BAD NEWS: Persecution of the Filipino patriots who signed the “ Anti- Friar Petition of 1888” Persecution of the Calamba Tenants Furious attacks on Rizal Manuel Hidalgo was exiled to Bohol Laureano Viado was arrested and jailed in Bilibid Prison
  39. 39.  Good news cheered Rizal – Rev. Vicente Garcia’s defense of the Noli
  40. 40. AnnotatingMorga’s Book
  41. 41.  Annotating of Morga’s book Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas(Historical Events of the Philippine Islands) “Morga’s work is an excellent book”
  42. 42. Short Visit toParis and Spain
  43. 43. September 1888 -visited ParisBibliotheque Nationale
  44. 44.  Dec, 11,1888 > Rizal went to Spain , visited Madrid and Barcelona.Marcelo H. del PilarMariano Ponce
  45. 45. Christmas in London (1888)
  46. 46. Dec.24 – Rizal returned to LondonBlumentritt >>> bust of Emperor AugustusDr. Carlos Czepelak >>> bust of Julius CaesarMrs. Beckett <<< book “The Life and Adventures of Valentine Vox, the Ventriloquist”
  47. 47. Rizal Becomes Leaderof Filipinos in Europe
  48. 48.  Asociacion La Solidaridad ( Solidaridad Association ) Galicano Apacible – President Graciano Lopez Jaena – V- Pres. Manuel Santa Maria – Secretary Mariano Ponce – Treasurer Jose ma. Panganiban – Accountant
  49. 49. Rizal was chosen honorary president No one should resent defeat No member should expect rewards or honors for what he has does.
  50. 50. Rizal and theLa SolidaridadNewspaper
  51. 51.  Feb.15,1889 – Founded La SolidaridadGraciano Lopez Jaena
  52. 52. AIMS To work peacefully for political and social reforms. To portray the deplorable conditions of the Philippines To oppose the evil forces of reaction and medievalism Advocate liberal ideas and progress To champion the legitimate aspiration of the Filipino people to life, democracy and happiness.

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