With the existence of general peace and order, the
Americans had the opportunity to put into practice what
their leaders in Washington, D.C. had promised:
To give the Filipinos the benefit of wise and just
To give the Filipinos civil liberties they never enjoyed
under Spanish colonial rule.
To train the Filipinos in self government as preparation
for independence, a concept that was unheard of
A commit composed of tee two Filipino lawyers and
three American military officers was created.
RIGHT MANAGE THEIR LOCAL AFFAIRS.
Municipal Code Act
Provincial Code Act
THE CIVIL SERVICE
The Americans, known for their efficiency, exerted all
efforts to make a national or central government
efficient by establishing the civil service.
Civil Service Act
Bureau of Civil Service
Employment of Filipinos
The American authorities in the Philippines gave highly
–educated and pro- American Filipino.
The Harrison appointment
Henry ford Jones
Francis Burton Harrison
Filipinization Under Harrison
The placing of the government in the hands of
Filipino administrators, was governor Taft's idea.
The trustee – a person or member of a board with
specified legal obligation.
The Jones law
True to president Wilson's promise that every step
would be taken toward the independence .
Assume – take as true or sure to happen.
Aside from a promise independence, the Jones law also
provided for a government after of the united states.
Legislature – the law making branch of government.
When the Jones law took effect, the Filipinos began to
enjoy self –government in larger measure.
Merge – to unite or combined into a whole.
The council of state
The Jones law specifically provided that all
departments under the executive branch where under
the direct super vision and control of governor-general