City and State Volume 9

City and State Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... shall be scourged to the performance of their civic duties as the money changers were scourged from the temple, they will fail in their performance."--Philadelphia "Record." Mr. M. S. Quay does not think that we should vote for Bryan for these reasons: "The Democrats in this campaign have made imperialism the paramount issue. What imperialism is I can not understand. Does it mean that we should withdraw from the Philippines? that we shall give back those islands to Spain? I can not exactly make it out, but that is not what the Democratic Party is striking at in this campaign. They are after your tariff; they are after your coinage, and if they carry this country they will give you free trade and free silver. Do not mistake the kind of a man Bryan is. He is a man of brains, of education, and of culture. He is a man of strong will, and that deep under jaw and those black eyes of his indicate that he will drive this country as he drove the Kansas City Convention." Pennsylvanians have always obeyed M. S. Quay's orders and will probably continue to do so as long as he is with us. It is interesting to see what view a scholar and man of letters, a deep historical student, born in the Old World but thoroughly familiar with the New, through long residence, takes of the presidential conquest now going on in the United States. Under the title " Commonwealth or Empire" Prof. Goldwin Smith opens his discussion of this subject as follows: "Whatever may be for Americans the main issue in the presidential campaign, for the world at large it is that between imperialist plutocracy and the American commonwealth. Shall the American commonwealth remain what it is, follow its own destiny, and do what it can to fulfill...show more

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  • Paperback | 422 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 748g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236873246
  • 9781236873248