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President Roosevelt Takes the Helm of Government in o Washington. First
Official Act. Aims to Break Up Solid South by New Methods. Summons Booker T.
Washington to a Conference. Appoints Reform Democrats to Office. Friend to
When Mr. Cleveland became President, Roosevelt insisted upon a revision of the
Civil Service rules, and procured an order from the Democratic President which
added some thirty thousand positions to the classified service, bringing the total ...
... so varied and his occupations so general and democratic that he will be
claimed as often by the plainsman, the farmer, the soldier, the sailor or the author,
as by the members of his college society. He began 60 THEODORE
He began to live in a democratic way on his first day at college, and during the
entire four years of his course he occupied rooms in a private house, then No. 16,
now No. 88 Winthrop street. It stands at the southwest corner of Winthrop and ...
No Democrat had the ghost of a chance for election from Murray Hill; but,
similarly, no Republican had ever gone from there to the legislature at Albany
with independence enough and character enough to leave his name in the
memory of a ...
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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