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" The policy of this country is a canal under American control. The United States cannot consent to the surrender of this control to any European power or to any combination of European powers. "
The University of Texas Record - Page 261
1904
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A History of American Foreign Relations

Louis Martin Sears - United States - 1927 - 668 pages
...to the Garfield Administration. But Hayes had certainly forecast its eventual solution when he said "the policy of this country is a canal under American control." " The fame of American presidents is subject to strange whims of fortune. Even as James K. Polk, before the...
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American Foreign Relations: Conduct and Policies

John Mabry Mathews - Constitutional law - 1928 - 726 pages
...8, 1880, thus stated what he considered should be the policy of the United States toward the canal : "The policy of this country is a canal under American control. The United States cannot consent to the surrender of this control to any European power ... If existing treaties between...
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History of American Political Thought

Raymond Garfield Gettell - Political science - 1928 - 652 pages
...international guarantee of neutrality. In his message of March 8, 1880, President Hayes stated that "the policy of this country is a canal under American control. The United States cannot consent to the sur- .. render of this control to any European power or to any combination of...
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Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Volume 3

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - America - 1888 - 940 pages
...the American and foreign governments, and expressing his own opinion on the subject as follows : " The policy of this country is a canal under American control. The United States cannot consent to the surrender of this control to any European power, or to any combination of European...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 49

English periodicals - 1901 - 1280 pages
...prosperity demanded. President Hayes in a special Message to Congress, March 8, 1880, announced that ' the policy of this country is a canal under American control. The United States cannot consent to the surrender of this control to any European Power or to any combination of European...
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Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations - Legislative hearings - 1977 - 1876 pages
...ote Treaty M-«TJ O - TJ - 5 #15. President Hayes' Message of March 8, 1880* ' v " *- ~ . - I-' . . "The policy of this country is a canal under American control. The United States cannot consent to the surrender of this control to »ny European power, or to any combination of European...
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Central America and the United States: The Search for Stability

Thomas M. Leonard - History - 1991 - 268 pages
...President Rutherford B. Hayes reflected Washington's more militant approach when he emphatically declared, "The policy of this country is a canal under American control." The United States, he averred, "cannot consent to the surrender of this to any European power or to any combination of...
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Colombia and the United States: Hegemony and Interdependence

Stephen J. Randall - History - 1992 - 348 pages
...state action twenty years before the crisis of 1903. "The United States cannot," Hayes admonished, "consent to the surrender of this control to any European power or any combination of European powers. . . . The capital invested by corporations or citizens of other...
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Beneath the United States: A History of U. S. Policy Toward Latin America

Lars Schoultz - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 500 pages
...Congress of a major policy shift: "the policy of this country is a canal under American control," he said. "The United States can not consent to the surrender of this control to any European power."8 Although President Hayes promised to give "due regard to the rights and wishes of our sister...
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James G. Blaine: Architect of Empire

Edward P. Crapol - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 188 pages
...message to Congress in March 1880, President Hayes made clear, as Ulysses S. Grant had before him, that "the policy of this country is a canal under American...European power or to any combination of European powers." Hayes justified his claim to American primacy in the isthmian region on the premise that a completed...
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