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THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
Spanish discovery. They first landed in Basilan, but rapidly spread over the small islands of the Sulu and Tawi Tawi groups, and eventually occupied the whole coast of Mindanao, as well as Cagayan Sulu, Balabac, and the southern third of Palawan. Before they could
MORO HOUSES a SULU
complete the conquest of Palawan, they had their first serious collision with Spanish troops, and they have not since been able to extend their territory; but most of what they had already taken they have continued to hold.
Hostilities between the Spaniards and the Moros were precipitated by an unprovoked attack by the for-