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—CRUSADE FOR THE MERIT SYSTEM . . 170 Roosevelt's Work in the New
York Legislature Bears Fruit. Appointed Civil Service Commissioner by President
Harrison. Shows Great Preparation for the Work. Offends Spoilsmen of Both
SERVICE IN CUBA . . . . . . . Brigaded with the Forces of a Fighting Man. The Affair
at Las Guasimas, ... Inaugurates Reform in Every Branch of the Public Service.
Establishes the Principle of Street Franchise Taxation. Dewey Day in New York.
I first knew this distinguished gentleman whem, in April, 1889, he appeared in
Washington as one of the three commissioners of Civil Service. He came with the
high reputation acquired as leader in the New York Assembly at the age of ...
Mr. Roosevelt was solicited to accept an appointment as Civil Service
Commissioner on account of his long and relentless warfare on political jobbery
and corruption. He was a civil service reformer and an intense opponent of the
of the country and kept him in the public eye during his entire six years of this
duty. When Mr. Cleveland became President, Roosevelt insisted upon a revision
of the Civil Service rules, and procured an order from the Democratic President ...
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I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review