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Statement Before the Committee on Insular Affairs on Conditions in the ...
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4th of February Abreu Admiral Dewey Agoncillo American citizens American Congress American forces American Government American sovereignty annexation answer appointed archipelago arms army Batangas become American believe bill Bohol captured Cavite cent Chairman civil-service colonies command Commission committee confidence of Governor Crumpacker desire document elected Emilio Aguinaldo established fact Federal party Felipe Buencamino fight Filipinos friars Governor Taft Hongkong hostilities idea Illinois independence insurgents insurrection Joannini Jones junta justice large number liberty Luna Luzon MacArthur Malolos Malvar Manila Mascardo memorial ment military Mississippi Moros municipal naldo o'clock opinion Otis Patterson Philippine government Philippine Islands preparations present prison promise provinces question reason received regard represent salaries Samar secretary of Aguinaldo self-government shot Sixto Lopez Spain Spaniards Spanish Government Spanish language statement surrender Taft Commission Tawney teachers tion troops understand understood United Visayan Islands Williams wish witness
Page 43 - The central government of the islands established in September, 1900, under the instructions of the President, with a military governor as the chief executive and the Commission as the legislative body, with certain executive
Page 43 - Chaffee relieved Major-General MacArthur as commanding general of this division and military governor. By the order of June 21 previous, in all organized provinces the civil executive authority theretofore reposed in the military governor and in the Commission was transferred on July 4 to a civil governor.
Page 76 - Court of the United States and the Congress of the United States were
Page 24 - I understood you to say in reply to a question by the chairman that
Page 43 - chief executive and the Commission as the legislative body, with certain executive functions in addition, continued until the 4th of July, 1901. At that time Maj. Gen.
Page 72 - Mr. WILLIAMS, of Illinois. You are in favor of American corporations holding large tracts of Filipino land? Mr. BUENCAMINO. As there are 50,000,000 acres of uncultivated land, 25,000,000 could be given to American corporations in order that capital may come into the country, and the remaining
Page 32 - superintendent was authorized to obtain from the United States 1,000 trained teachers at