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" In the name of humanity, in the name of civilization, in behalf of endangered American interests which give us the right and the duty to speak and to act, the war in Cuba must stop. "
Annual Reports of the War Department - Page 43
by United States. War Department - 1901
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Crucible of Power: A History of American Foreign Relations to 1913

Howard Jones - 2002 - 309 pages
...considered their demand for independence to be nonnegotiable. McKinley emphasized to Congress that "in the name of humanity, in the name of civilization,...duty to speak and to act, the war in Cuba must stop." To counteract the "very serious injury to the commerce, trade, and business of our people, and the...
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Presidential Machismo: Executive Authority, Military Intervention, and ...

Alexander DeConde - 2002 - 391 pages
...declared "the forcible intervention of the United States as a neutral" justifiable on rational grounds. "In the name of humanity, in the name of civilization,...endangered American interests, which give us the right ... to act," he proclaimed, "the war in Cuba must stop. ' Then he requested authority to "use the military...
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Presidents from Hayes Through McKinley: Debating the Issues in Pro and Con ...

Amy H. Sturgis - 2003 - 233 pages
...varying seasons, but it has not been and it is plain that it can not be extinguished by present methods. The only hope of relief and repose from a condition...duty to speak and to act, the war in Cuba must stop. to authorize and empower the President to take measures to secure a full and final termination of hostilities...
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William McKinley

Robin S. Doak - 2004 - 64 pages
...SpanishAmerican War. On April 11, President McKinley asked Congress for a declaration of war against Spain "in the name of humanity, in the name of civilization,...give us the right and the duty to speak and to act." Less than two weeks later, Congress agreed. The president could now use military force against the...
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William McKinley

Robin S. Doak - 2004 - 64 pages
...\ r ^ A ' \ On April 1 1 , President McKinley asked Congress for a declaration of war against Spain "in the name of humanity, in the name of civilization,...interests which give us the right and the duty to speak American soldiers board a transport to fight in the SpanishAmerican War. i < Commodore George Dewey...
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Theodore Roosevelt: An American Original

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge - 2004 - 203 pages
...President McKinley asked Congress to authorize a war. "In the name of humanity," the president began, "in the name of civilization, in behalf of endangered...us the right and the duty to speak and to act...." Satisfied, Teddy watched silently as the president laid out his case. The stage was set for war, and...
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The Folly of War: American Foreign Policy, 1898-2005

Donald E. Schmidt - 2005 - 370 pages
...necessary for these purposes." 6 The presidential message concluded with an appeal to Western civilization: "In the name of humanity, in the name of civilization,...duty to speak and to act, the war in Cuba must stop." 7 Congress voted on the war authorization proposal without the knowledge that Spain had essentially...
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The Folly of War: American Foreign Policy, 1898-2005

Donald E. Schmidt - 2005 - 370 pages
...necessary for these purposes."6 The presidential message concluded with an appeal to Western civilization: "In the name of humanity, in the name of civilization,...the duty to speak and to act, the war in Cuba must stop."7 Congress voted on the war authorization proposal without the knowledge that Spain had essentially...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1922, Volume 13

United States. President - 1917
...been and it is plain that it can not be extinguished by present methods. The only hope of relief ao< repose from a condition which can no longer be endured...name of humanity, in the name of civilization, in Ijehalf of endangered American interests which give us the right and the duty to speak and to act,...
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Power and Progress: American National Identity, the War of 1898, and the ...

Paul T. McCartney - 2006 - 384 pages
...could not feel safe in their persons or property in or around Cuba. The situation was intolerable. "In the name of humanity, in the name of civilization,...endangered American interests which give us the right and duty to speak and to act, the war in Cuba must stop." 68 McRinley concluded the address by asking the...
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