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" My friends, we declare that this nation is able to legislate for its own people on every question, without waiting for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth; and upon that issue we expect to carry every State in the Union. "
The Review of Reviews - Page 127
edited by - 1896
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American History Told by Contemporaries ...

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - 1901
...every city in the country. My friends, we declare that this nation is able to legislate for its o\vn people on every question, without waiting for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth ; and upon that issue we expect to carry every State in the Union. I shall not slander the inhabitants...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 78

1896
...partiality. The original champion of the Free and unlimited Coinage of Silver at the ratio of 16 to i, without waiting for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth. The ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, TM PATTERSON, Editor, Denver, Colo. DAILY. Circulation, 27,000. SUNDAY. Circulation,...
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The Cross of Gold: Speech Delivered Before the National Democratic ...

William Jennings Bryan - 1996 - 28 pages
...our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of even' city in the country. <• My friends, we declare that this nation is able to legislate for...for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth; and upon that issue we expect to earn,' every State in the Union. I shall not slander the inhabitants...
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Silver and Gold: The Political Economy of International Monetary Conferences ...

Steven P. Reti - 1998 - 214 pages
...that day, Bryan spoke about principles and the monetary choice that the nation faced: My friends, we declare that this nation is able to legislate for...for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth; and upon that issue we expect to carry every State in the Union. . . . It is the issue of 1776 all...
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Presidents from Hayes Through McKinley: Debating the Issues in Pro and Con ...

Amy H. Sturgis - 2003 - 233 pages
...destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country. My friends, we declare that this nation is able to legislate for...for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth; and upon that issue we expect to carry every state in the Union. I shall not slander the inhabitants...
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Good Citizenship in America

David M. Ricci, Professor David M Ricci - 2004 - 313 pages
...his audience that the right to set their own course is a precious national heritage. As Bryan put it, This nation is able to legislate for its own people...for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth. ... It is the issue of 1776 over again. Our ancestors . . . had the courage to declare their political...
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Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History

William Safire - 2004 - 1157 pages
...magic; but destroy our farms, and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country. people on every question, without waiting for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth; and upon that issue we expect to carry every state in the Union. I shall not slander the inhabitants...
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From the Front Porch to the Front Page: McKinley and Bryan in the 1896 ...

William D. Harpine - 2006 - 230 pages
...believe that free coinage of silver, the opening of the mints to the free coinage of silver at 16 to 1, without waiting for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth, means the advancement of the interest of the people and of general prosperity." 23 The ratio of 16...
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American Economic Policy from the Revolution to the New Deal

William Letwin - 2017 - 406 pages
...destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country. My friends, we declare that this nation is able to legislate for...for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth; and upon that issue we expect to carry every State in the Union. I shall not slander the inhabitants...
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Passion and Preferences: William Jennings Bryan and the 1896 Democratic ...

Richard Franklin Bensel - 2008 - 318 pages
...last line in this paragraph brought forth "great applause" and "great cheering. "94 My friends, we shall declare that this nation is able to legislate...waiting for the aid or consent of any other nation on earth,95 and upon that issue we expect to carry every single State in this Union. 9<; I shall not slander...
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