Republican Campaign Text Book

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Republican Congressional Committee, 1902 - Campaign literature

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Page 277 - any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction,' or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination when that is accomplished to leave the government and control of the island to its people. Only two Democratic Senators voted for the resolution, Gray and
Page 272 - The canni shall be free and open to the vessels of commerce and of war of all nations observing these rules, on terms of entire equality, so that there shall be no discrimination against any such nation, or its citizens or subjects, in respect of the conditions or charges of
Page 126 - August 12, 1898, providing in addition to the relinquishment of Cuba and the cession of Porto Rico that "the United States will occupy the city, bay. and harbor of Manila pending the conclusion of a treaty of peace which shall determine the control, disposition, and government of the Philippines.
Page 221 - Wheat., 1), with respect to the power of Congress to regulate commerce, are pertinent in this connection: 'This power,' said he, 'like all others vested in Congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost extent, and acknowledges
Page 270 - coast, or any part of Central America; nor will either make use of any protection which either affords or may afford, or any alliance which either has or may have to or with any State or people, for the purpose of erecting or maintaining' any such fortifications, or of occupying, fortifying, or
Page 284 - but the formal action of the Government of the United States, based upon just and substantial grounds, for the preservation of Cuban independence, and the maintenance of a government- adequate for the protection of life, property, and individual liberty, and adequate for discharging
Page 271 - treaty, to the const ruction of such canal under the auspices of the Government of the United States, without impairing the "general principle" of neutralization established in Article VIII of that convention, have for that purpose appointed as their plenipotentiaries: The President of the United States, John Hay, Secretary of State of the United States
Page 136 - king, queen, prince, or foreign state. That excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishment inflicted. That the right to be secure against unreasonable searches and seizures shall not be violated. That neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as
Page 283 - United States may exercise the right to intervene for the preservation of Cuban independence, the maintenance of a government adequate for the protection of life, property, and individual liberty, and for discharging the obligations with respect to Cuba imposed by the treaty of

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