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... Good Government. Striking Promise of a Remarkable Public Career. Not Even
the Danger of Bodily Violence Could Deter Him. A Revelation to the Rowdies. Q?
§ 1855 46 s 57 & 72 v PAGE CHAPTER W.–IN NATIONAL AND CITY POLITICS ...
PAGE CHAPTER W.–IN NATIONAL AND CITY POLITICS . . . 92 Recognized as a
Factor in National Affairs. A Leader of Men, Loyal to the Best Traditions of His
Party, but Intensely an American. Maintaining a Splendid Independence.
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 ...
Mr. Roosevelt early developed a liking for politics. He had descended from a long
line of merchants, but his paternal ancestors for four generations had always
taken an active interest in public affairs, and had served their city and State as ...
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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