Republic of the Philippines

US BIlls

The Philippine Bill of 1902

act of congress of july first, nineteen hundred and two, “the philippine bill.” an act temporarily to provide for the administration of the affairs of civil government in the philippine islands, and for other purposes. section 1. that the action of the president of the united states in creating the philippine commission and authorizing said […]

The Jones Law of 1916

an act to declare the purpose of the people of the united states as to the future political status of the people of the philippine islands, and to provide a more autonomous government for those islands. preamble whereas it was never the intention of the people of united states in the incipiency of the war […]