The McKinley and Roosevelt Administrations, 1897-1909

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Macmillan, 1922 - 418 strani
 

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Stran 174 - A system which provides a mutual exchange of commodities is manifestly essential to the continued and healthful growth of our export trade. We must "not repose in fancied security that we can forever sell everything and buy little or nothing.
Stran 107 - I walked the floor of the White House night after night until midnight ; and I am not ashamed to tell you, gentlemen, that I went down on my knees and prayed Almighty God for light and guidance more than one night.
Stran 98 - The United States will occupy and hold the city, bay and harbor of Manila, pending the conclusion of a treaty of peace which shall determine the control, disposition and government of the Philippines.
Stran 41 - I respectfully urge the early action of the Senate thereon, not merely as a matter of policy, but as a duty to mankind. The importance and moral influence of the ratification of such a treaty can hardly be overestimated in the cause of advancing civilization.
Stran 195 - Lee's army, or on some minor and purely military matter. He instructs me to say that you are not to decide, discuss, or confer upon any political question.
Stran 180 - United •States may exercise the right to intervene for the preservation of Cuban independence, the maintenance of a government adequate for the protection of life, property, and individual liberty, and for discharging the obligations with respect to Cuba imposed by the treaty of Paris on the United States, now to be assumed and undertaken by the government of Cuba.
Stran 65 - Maine, by whatever exterior cause, is a patent and impressive proof of a state of things in Cuba that is intolerable.
Stran 200 - Government of the United States to give protection for property and life, civil and religious freedom, and wise, firm, and unselfish guidance in the paths of peace and prosperity to all the people of the Philippine Islands. I charge this commission to labor for the full performance of this obligation, which concerns the honor and conscience of their country, in the firm hope that through their...
Stran 199 - In all the forms of government and administrative provisions which they are authorized to prescribe the commission should bear in mind that the government which they are establishing is designed not for our satisfaction, or for the expression of our theoretical views, but for the happiness, peace, and prosperity of the people of the Philippine Islands...
Stran 50 - In the opinion of the court the Maine was destroyed by the explosion of a submarine mine, which caused the partial explosion of two or more of her forward magazines. ' ' 8. The court has been unable to obtain evidence fixing the responsibility for the destruction of the Maine upon any person or persons.

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