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SOME FEATURES OF THE ANTI-IMPERIALIST MOVEMENT

ATTENDING THE WAR WITH SPAIN

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HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

FROM
THE BEQUEST OF
EVERT JANSEN WEXDEEL

Published, March, 1903

COPYRIGHT, 1903, BY LEE AND SHEPARD

All rights reserved

THE BLOW FROM BEHIND

Dedication

TO

MAJ. GEN. O. O. HOWARD

U. S. A., Retired

THE MAN WHOSE SINGLE AIM

IS TO MAKE OTHERS HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS,

AND WHO, BY HIS EXAMPLE, FIRST

TAUGHT ME FRIENDSHIP,

THIS VOLUME IS DEDICATED

WOLLASTON,

Christmas Eve, 1902

PREFACE

This volume is made up of the complete manuscript which was prepared as the foundation of the address delivered by the author upon Memorial Day, 1902, before Stannard Post No. 2, G. A. R., at Burlington, Vt., and of such additions as have been necessary in order that the work might comprehend the entire period of the Philippine Insurrection, so called. The distribution of a limited number of galley slips of the address about as delivered, of course covering much less ground than is herein considered, received such enthusiastic comments and so much attention from leading newspapers, although the slips were sent out too late to be considered news, as to seem to warrant the publication of this volume. Had it not been for the congressional campaign of last fall we would have published long before this. The author's desire, however, to make this an American book, and not a party one, has rendered delay inevitable until he deemed that

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