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28 January, 10:49

What was the role of the Taft Commission?

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    The answer to the question: What was the role of the Taft Commission, would be: to legislate for the then known Philippine Islands, that were under the control of the United States, during the Philippine-American war.

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    The Second Commission, also known as the Taft Commission after its first leader, William Howard Taft, was in function in the Philippiness, then known only as the Philippine Islands, under control of the United States, as the sole legislative body, responsible for the establishment of all the laws in the region, from 1900, when it was set up by President William McKinley, till 1916, when it was replaced. This Comission also received some executive powers, but mostly its role was legislative and it fell under its jurisdiction to also establish the Supreme Court and the whole judicial system, and law codes for the Philippiness.
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