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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
He owes party allegiance to no political machine. A hero before the election, he
is now an inspiration to every American boy. Though born in New York, the entire
country claims him. His mother was from Georgia, and he himself was a cowboy ...
... the first time in the history of the States there was no political creed. America
was united against sorrow—against the world. At the steps of the house A
TYPICAL AMERICAN. 29.
The same dominant spirit that sends him alone through the forest on the trail of a
panther spurs him into the thick of the fight during a political campaign, and
keeps him there until the reforms he promised from the rostrum are achieved in ...
But politicians are of different metal. In a political campaign there is always the
personal equation to be considered, and the “Fighting Teddy” of the frontier who
could always depend upon his body of rough plainsmen or daring mountaineers
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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