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Inaugurates Reform in Every Branch of the Public Service. Establishes the
Principle of Street Franchise Taxation. Dewey Day in New York. CHAPTER XVI.-
RooseveLT IN CHICAGo . . . . . Guest of Honor at the Hamilton Club Appomattox
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
He came with the high reputation acquired as leader in the New York Assembly
at the age of twenty-three, as a prominent champion of reform and opponent of
Blaime at the Chicago convention when only twenty-five; as a candidate for
I met Mr. Roosevelt at his office, and he showed the same enthusiastic devotion,
and delighted to explain his efforts toward reform and good, honest government.
When Mr. McKinley became President he selected Mr. Roosevelt as his ...
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 ...
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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