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GOVERNMENTS DURING THE AMERICAN REGIME

1. Military Government (April 14, 1898 - 1901) government when Manila was captured from the Spaniards. An American Commander governed the archipelago as a representative of the President of the U.S. Gen. Wesley Merritt 1st military governor of the country Gen. Elwell Otis successor of Gen. Wesley Merritt Gen. Arthur McArthur the last military governor