Post 426

Andres Bonifacio, without doubt, was a hero of the masses, one who had come to understand his people not with an elitist perspective of a colonially educated leader or cacique. While he championed freedom through an armed struggle, he fell not to colonial hands but to politics and betrayal of his own men he considered brothers.

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Post 267a

Andres Bonifacio is revered as a national hero without the pomp and fanfare. As much as being the instigator of the Philippine Revolution, he was relegated as a mere dissident entangled in the web of internal politics hounding the leadership of the rebellion.

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