Three Modes of Government for Mindanao, 1900-1920

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During the early phase of the nearly fifty years of American experiment in colonial state building and administration in the Philippines, governance was exercised not through a single governing apparatus but three. These apparatuses were designed to address three ethnogeographical or geoethnological segments of the general Philippine population.

The Philippine Commission. Representing the United States (US). the Commission worked with the all-Filipino Philippine Assem y
elected in 1907, and administered all the regular provinces in the Christianized regions of the Philippines.

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Source JournalTambara
Journal VolumeTambara Vol. 28
AuthorsEric S. Casino
Page Count16
Place of PublicationDavao City
Original Publication DateDecember 1, 2011
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