Benguet State University
The country’s Muslims …also became victims of government policies, especially over the use of land and resources. For instance, the Philippine Commission Act of 1903 declared null and void all land grants made by traditional leaders without the consent of the Government. All of
Mindanao was opened to
resettlement programs of homesteaders and the entry of corporations, a
discriminatory Public Land Law was likewise implemented which favored
homesteaders and corporations.