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" I wish to be distinctly understood on one point. Americanism is a question of spirit, conviction, and purpose, not of creed or birthplace. The politician who bids for the Irish or German vote, or the Irishman or German who votes as an Irishman or German,... "
The Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt - Page 99
1923
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Democracy in Progress: An American Testament in Four Centuries of ..., Part 2

Thomas Matthews Pearce - 1943 - 368 pages
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The Theodore Roosevelt Treasury: A Self-portrait from His Writings

Theodore Roosevelt - 1957 - 342 pages
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The Golden Mountain: The Autobiography of a Korean Immigrant, 1895-1960

Easurk Emsen Charr - 1996 - 315 pages
...crafts we came here, we are all now in the same boat." "True Americanism,," said Theodore Roosevelt, "is a question of spirit, conviction, and purpose, not of creed or birthplace." "Ah, that certainly includes me, too," I said to myself, and sang joyously and prayerfully, "God bless...
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Diversity and Distrust: Civic Education in a Multicultural Democracy

Stephen MACEDO, Stephen Macedo - 2009 - 368 pages
...it when he said "we don't wish any hyphenated Americans," but his Americanism was available to all: "Americanism is a question of spirit, conviction, and purpose, not of creed or birthplace." Roosevelt insisted that nativism and Know Nothingism are "repugnant to true Americanism": no one who...
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Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt 1923

Hermann Hagedorn - 2003 - 332 pages
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The Wisdom of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - 2003 - 192 pages
...hearty indignation for the boy who bullies girls or small boys, or tortures animals. Ibid. Americanism Americanism is a question of spirit, conviction, and purpose, not of creed or birthplace. "True Americanism," The Forum, April 1894 The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to...
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The Bully Pulpit and the Melting Pot: American Presidents and the Immigrant ...

Hans P. Vought - 2004 - 261 pages
...American. It was, however, an honor that should be given only to the worthy. Although he preached that "Americanism is a question of spirit, conviction, and purpose, not of creed or birthplace," he called for "5 Roosevelt to Robert J. Thompson, 30 April 1900, in Letters of Theodore Roosevelt,...
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The Life and Sayings of Theodore Roosevelt, the Twenty-Sixth President of ...

Thomas W. Handford - 2006 - 332 pages
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American Ideals with a Biographical Sketch by Gen. Francis Vinton Greene ...

Theodore Roosevelt - 2006 - 388 pages
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After 9/11: Cultural Dimensions of American Global Power

Richard Crockatt - 2007 - 261 pages
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