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" Cuba, almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of considerations has become an object of transcendent importance to the commercial and political interests of our Union. Its commanding position with reference to the Gulf of Mexico and the West India... "
The North American Review - Page 746
1896
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United States Congressional Serial Set

1980
...their local position are natural appendages to the North American continent: and one of them, Cuba, almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of...become an object of transcendent importance to the political and commercial interests of our Union. . . . Such indeed are, between the interests of that...
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Historia constitucional de Puerto Rico, Volume 1

José Trías Monge - 1980 - 314 pages
...entonces Secretario de Estado de Monroe y pronto su sucesor, se resume así esta política: "...Cuba, almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of considerations, has become an object of trascendent importance to the commercial and political interests of our Union. Its commanding position,...
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The Shaping of America: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History ...

D. W. Meinig - 1986 - 656 pages
...their local position, are natural appendages to the North American continent, and one of them, Cuba, almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of...population, its situation midway between our southern coast and the island of San Domingo; its safe and capacious harbor of the Havana, fronting a long line...
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World Orders, Old and New

Noam Chomsky - 1996 - 343 pages
...State John Quincy Adams, the intellectual authorof the doctrine of Manifest Destiny, described Cuba as "an object of transcendent importance to the commercial and political interests of our Union." He joined many others in urging support for Spanish sovereignty until Cuba would fall into US hands...
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The Sword of Justice: Ethics and Coercion in International Politics

James A. Barry - 1998 - 215 pages
...secretary of state, cited the following as among the factors that gave Cuba its strategic importance: Its commanding position with reference to the Gulf...population; its situation midway between our southern coast and the island of San Domingo; its safe and capacious harbor of ... Havana . . . the nature of...
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Beneath the United States: A History of U. S. Policy Toward Latin America

Lars Schoultz - 2009 - 496 pages
...what the new President thought about the Caribbean island that John Quincy Adams had once declared "of transcendent importance to the commercial and political interests of our Union." And so, a few weeks after the 1896 election, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge asked him. Cuba "is very much...
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Warriors and Scribes: Essays on the History and Politics of Latin America

James Dunkerley - 2000 - 211 pages
...islands of Cuba and Puerto Rico still remain nominally, and so far really, dependent upon her . . . Cuba, almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of...the commercial and political interests of our Union . . . there are laws of political as well as physical gravitation; and if an apple severed by the tempest...
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Cubans in the Confederacy: Jose Agustin Quintero, Ambrosio Jose Gonzales ...

Phillip Thomas Tucker - 2002 - 259 pages
...islands are natural appendages of the North American continent, and one of them [Cuba] almost within sight of our shores, from a multitude of considerations,...importance to the commercial and political interests ofour Union — Its commanding position gives it an importance in the sum ofour national interests...
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Cuba and the United States: Ties of Singular Intimacy

Louis A. Pérez - 2003 - 336 pages
...solution to North American concerns. "Cuba, almost in sight of our shores," wrote John Quincy Adams, "from a multitude of considerations has become an object of transcendent importance to the political and commercial interests of our Union." Adams surveyed Cuba's commanding position with "reference...
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Cuba: A New History

Richard Gott - 2005 - 384 pages
...Appendix A): These islands are natural appendages of the North American continent, and one of them - almost in sight of our shores - from a multitude of...the commercial and political interests of our Union. Adams spelt out his personal belief that, if Spanish rule in Cuba were to come to an end, it must inevitably...
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