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... a distinct type of politics, contended for an opportunity to try out a philosophy of government in the executive chair. In 1880 the conventions ... ... duties that had been established during the Civil War. The congressional election of 1882 had resulted in the choice of a Democratic House of Representatives ... ... Fighting the Spoilsman (1919), on Harrison and the civil service G.W. Curtis, Orations and Addresses (2 vols., 1894), summarizes the administration's ... ... worn in the service of Republican protection, and who have marked the places where the deadly blight of treason has blasted the counsels ... ... to fulfill among the nations of the world. The President appointed a commission which set to work to obtain the information necessary for a ... ... War. At that time Congress had laid a tax of $20,000,000 apportioned among the states according to population. About $15,000,000 had been collected, ... ... party, prevent his nomination and lose the election. Hence the ambiguous currency plank in the Ohio state convention and hence, also, the refusal of ... ... with the jingoes of his party. It further revealed the intention of the Minister to carry on a propaganda among senators in the interest of a commercial ... ... which it was composed. It integrated all the elements of the industry-ore deposits, coal mines, limestone, a thousand miles of railroads, ore vessels ... ... hundred and four, the year of the presidential election, found Roosevelt in a strong position. His success in handling the coal strike and his energetic ... ... insurgents, who were inclined to break away from certain of the party doctrines. Senators Bristow, Cummins, Dolliver and La Follette were among ... ... ever made at a single time toward the reasonable and peaceful regulation of international conduct, unless the advance made at The Hague Conference ... ... his prestige the outstanding fact in politics. His leadership was indisputable and it was evident that he regarded a party platform as a serious ... ... condemned on the ground that he had surrendered to a threat. Hughes joined in the dissent, but somewhat dulled its effect by giving no evidence ... ... November 11 the world was cheered with the news that Germany had signed the armistice and the war was over. As far as the United States was ... ... Bassett, Short History of the United States (1913), has excellent chapters on the years 1865-1912 F.J. Turner in the Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ... ... later laws, like that of 1885 forbidding persons or corporations to prepay the transportation of laborers or to encourage immigration under contract ... ... and eighties if it had not been for two sources of national wealth-the public lands and the supplies of lumber, ore, coal and similar gifts of ... ... a southerner of influence, and had thought of Joseph E. Johnston as Secretary of War. The choice of General Johnston would have been an act of great ... ... or even corrupt partisanship. The career of General Garfield was carefully overhauled for evidences of scandal. Arthur's failings as a public officer ...