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Mr. Washington is a negro, but in the founder of the Tuskegee industrial school
for the people of his race, and in his manner of conducting it President Roosevelt
discovered a kindred spirit, one who believed in beginning at the root of things ...
The President of the United States sought this negro, not because he was a
negro, but because he was an old friend, whose judgment he regarded as better
than that of most men on some questions which were of great importance to him
Each faction claimed to control the negro vote, and when it came to Presidential
nominations the faction that espoused the cause of the winning candidate
demanded the distribution of all the offices. They were opposed by the other
faction in ...
The negro voters would have been satisfied with either McKinley or Reed for the
candidate. But when the former was nominated and elected, the white men who
had supported him in convention claimed control of the federal patronage.
These contests between professional office-seekers who claimed to control the
negro vote had made the whole subject of federal patronage in the South a
public scandal. These white leaders had not strengthened the Republican party
in the ...
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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