This website is dedicated to academic discussions about the people of Bangsamoro. It was conceptualized by students of section TFX4 of Kasaysayan 1 class, 2nd Semester, Academic Year 2005-2006, University of the Philippines Diliman. This site is in partial fulfillment of the requirements of Dr. Jaime Veneracion of the Department of History of the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy.

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Moro struggles: American rule

The Moro people fought sternly against the Americans. Unlike the Spaniards, the Americans employed several policies of attraction like establishing the so-called Moro province which will look after Moro welfare. An amnesty program allowed Moro rebels Moro rebels to surrender to American authorities. Free education and forging agreements like the Bates Treaty became convenient for the colonization process. The Bangsamoro lost their lands legally because of the Torrens land titling system. Their indigenous political system was replaced with a new one. After ensuring is political control in the Philippines, the Americans gave independence to the Philippines. Regardless of the protests of Moro leaders, Mindanao was to be given to the control of Philippines.


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