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Political History of America’s Wars is the first reference work to explore the legislative, social, and policy aspects of America’s major wars, rebellions, and insurrections. This volume weaves together important primary source documents, informative biographies, and in-depth essays to provide coverage of the political antecedents, events, and consequences of America’s wars, from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Chapter 30. Moro Wars (1901–1913)
Chapter 30. Moro wars (1901–1913)
The Conflicts

American influence in the Philippines (see Chapter 28), following the islands’ annexation by the United States as a result of the Spanish-American War (Chapter 29), was primarily concentrated in the north, particularly on the large island of Luzon. The southern islands were, for the most part, neglected. There, resistance to U.S. annexation was less a matter of politics and government ...

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