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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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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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William McKinley

Laura Bufano Edge - 2007 - 112 pages
...failed. On April 11, he asked Congress for the authority to use military force in Cuba against Spain. "In the name of humanity, in the name of civilization,...duty to speak and to act, the war in Cuba must stop," he said. On April 24, 1898, Spain declared war on the United States. The next day, McKinley asked Congress...
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Body Shots: Early Cinema’s Incarnations

Jonathan Auerbach - 2007 - 214 pages
...Spanish-American War is beyond the scope of this chapter. Suffice it to say that, in finally endorsing "the enforced pacification of Cuba ... in the name...civilization, in behalf of endangered American interests," McKinley freely admitted that "the commerce, trade, and business of our people" were his primary concern...
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