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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 94 4 Browse Search
John F. Hume, The abolitionists together with personal memories of the struggle for human rights 34 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 14 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 12 2 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 12 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 8 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 4 0 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 4 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Consular service, the (search)
ticles, each of which was extensively, and with very few exceptions favorably, commented upon by newspapers of both parties throughout the country. A forcible address was also delivered on the subject to the National Board of Trade by Hon. Theodore Roosevelt; and more recently Admiral Erben, whose opportunities nave been frequent of observing the sorry figure often cut by our consuls in comparison with those of other countries, has expressed himself as strongly in favor of this reform, whichit could have been otherwise than exceedingly detrimental to its efficiency. Nor is it a matter for surprise, when the numerous removals which have taken place afterwards are added to the above figures, that most people should agree with Mr. Theodore Roosevelt in the opinion that the present system is undoubtedly directly responsible for immense damages to our trade and commercial relations, and costs our mercantile classes hundreds of thousands —in all probability, many millions—of dollars eve
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McKinley, William 1843- (search)
acting always within the law, and under the authority of Congress whenever possible, and solved them to the satisfaction of the people of the United States, and with the respect of other nations. Long before the meeting of the Republican convention in 1900, McKinley's renomination was assured, and his re-election was as certain as almost any future event in politics. In the campaign of 1900 there were eight Presidential tickets in the field, viz.: Republican, William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt; Democratic-Populist, William J. Bryan and Adlai E. Stevenson; Prohibition, John G. Woolley and Henry B. Metcalf; Middle-of-the-road, or Anti-fusion People's party, Wharton Barker and Ignatius Donnelly; Social Democratic, Eugene V. Debs and Job Harriman; Social Labor, Joseph F. Malloney and Valentine Remmel; United Christian party, J. F. R. Leonard and John G. Woolley; and the Union Reform, Seth H. Ellis and Samuel T. Nicholas. The total popular vote was 13,969,770, of which the Repub
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, State of (search)
MillerRepublican W. Martin JonesProhibition State governors-continued. Name. Party. When elected. Opponents.Party. Roswell P. FlowerDemocrat. 1891 J. Sloat FassettRepublican. John W. BruceProhibition. Daniel De LeonSocialist. Levi P. MortonRepublican 1894 David B. HillDemocrat. Everett P. WheelerDemocrat. F. E . BaldwinProhibition. Charles B. MatthewsSocialist. Frank S. BlackRepublican1896Wilbur F. PorterDemocrat. Daniel G. GriffinNat. Dem. William W. SmithProhibition. Theodore RooseveltRepublican1898 Augustus Van WyckDemocrat. Henry McDonaldSilver Dem. Benj. B. Odell, JrRepublican1900John B. StanchfieldDemocrat. The first governors of the State entered office on July 1 following election, but since 1823 the date has been Jan. 1. The term of office was, up to 1823, three years; then until 1876, two years; from 1876 until 1895, three years; from 1895, two years. The governor and lieutenant-governor must be thirty years of age, a citizen of the United States, and f
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential administrations. (search)
Reed, speaker; 1891-93, Democratic; Crisp, speaker. 1893-97: Cleveland; Stevenson, Vice-President, Democrat; Gresham, then Olney, State; Carlisle, Treasury; Lamont, War; Olney, then Harmon, Attorney-General; Bissell, then Wilson, Postmaster-General; Herbert, Navy; Smith, Interior; Morton, Agriculture. Congress, Democratic; Crisp, speaker; 1895. House Republican; Reed, speaker. 1897-1901: McKinley; Hobart, Vice-President, Republican (died Nov. 2, 1899); Sherman, Day, and Hay, State; Gage, Treasury; Alger and Root, War; McKenna, Griggs, and Knox, Attorney-General; Gary and Smith, Postmaster-General; Long, Navy; Bliss and Hitchcock, Interior; Wilson, Agriculture. Congress, Republican; Reed and Henderson, speakers. 1901-1905: McKinley; Roosevelt, Vice-President (succeeded as President Sept. 14, 1901), Republican; Hay, State; Gage, Treasury; Root, War; Knox, Attorney-General; Smith, Postmaster-General; Long, Navy; Hitchcock, Interior; Wilson, Agriculture. Congress, Republican.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential elections. (search)
N. Y.Soc. L. 1896. William McKinley*O.Rep7,104,779601,854271Garret A. Hobart*N. J.Rep271 William J. BryanNeb.Dem6,502,925176Arthur SewallMeDem176 William J. BryanNeb.PeopThomas E. WatsonGaPeop Joshua LeveringMd.Pro132,007Hale JohnsonIll.Pro John M. PalmerIll.N. Dem133,148Simon B. BucknerKyN. Dem Charles H. MatchettN. Y.Soc. L.36,274Matthew MaguireN. J.Soc. L. Charles E. BentleyNebNat. (j)13,969James H. SouthgateN. C.Nat. (j) 1900. William McKinley*O.Rep7,206,677832,280292Theodore Roosevelt*N. Y.Rep292 William J. BryanNeb.Dem. P.6,374,397155Adlai E. StevensonIll.Dem. P.155 John G. WoolleyIll.Pro208,555Henry B. MetcalfO.Pro Wharton BarkerPa.M. P. (m)50,337Ignatius DonnellyMinnM. P. (m) Eugene V. DebsInd.Soc. D.84,003Job HarrimanCalSoc. D. Joseph F. MalloneyMass.Soc. L.39,537Valentine RemmelPaSoc. L. J. F. R. LeonardIowaU. C. (n)1,060John G. WoolleyIll.U. C. (n) Seth H. EllisO.U. R. (o)5,698Samuel T. NicholasPaU. R.(o) *The candidates starred were elected.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Romney, skirmish at (search)
ptured the battery. After a slight skirmish, the Confederates fled in terror to the forest, leaving only women and children (excepting negroes) in the village. Having no cavalry with which to pursue the fugitives, Wallace at once retraced his steps and returned to Cumberland. In the space of twenty-four hours he and his men had travelled 87 miles without rest (46 of them on foot), engaged in a brisk skirmish, and, what is more, reported the gallant colonel, my men are ready to repeat it tomorrow. The indomitable energy, skill, and spirit displayed in this dash on Romney had a salutary effect, and made the Confederates in all that region more circumspect. According to the Richmond papers, it so alarmed Johnston by its boldness and its menace of his line of communication with Richmond and Manassas (for he supposed it to be the advance of a much larger force near), that he immediately evacuated Harper's Ferry and moved up the Shenandoah Valley to Winchester. Roosevelt, Theodore
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1893 (search)
nd a large number of magazine articles. Mr. Roosevelt belongs to one of the old Dutch families w a boy he was rather The birthplace of Theodore Roosevelt, 28 East twentieth Street, New York Cityove of adventure. After the Spanish War Mr. Roosevelt was the most popular man in the Republicanas a very picturesque one, and resulted in Mr. Roosevelt's election by a majority of 18,000 votes. elphia, the demand for the nomination of Governor Roosevelt as Vice-President was irresistible despionvention. When the President was shot, Mr. Roosevelt hastened to Buffalo, but on the assurance ortfolios. In the following address by Mr. Roosevelt, delivered Sept. 2, 1901, at the Minnesotaand more, that it has world duties also. Roosevelt and the rough Riders at Santiago, Cuba. Thebattled in Bunyan's immortal story. President Roosevelt's first message to Congress. On Dec. 3, 1901, President Roosevelt sent the following message to Congress. (To make reference easier to[4 more...]
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Rough Riders, (search)
anized at the beginning of the American-Spanish War. The most conspicuous one was the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, of which Dr. Leonard Wood, a surgeon in Lovell Harrison Rousseau. the regular army, was commissioned colonel, and Theodore Roosevelt, who had resigned the office of assistant Secretary of the Navy for the purpose, lieutenantcolonel. The regiment greatly distinguished itself in the Santiago campaign, particularly in the engagements at El Caney and San Juan Hill. For the Wood, a surgeon in Lovell Harrison Rousseau. the regular army, was commissioned colonel, and Theodore Roosevelt, who had resigned the office of assistant Secretary of the Navy for the purpose, lieutenantcolonel. The regiment greatly distinguished itself in the Santiago campaign, particularly in the engagements at El Caney and San Juan Hill. For their services in this campaign Colonel Wood was promoted brigadier-general of volunteers, and Lieutenant-Colonel Roosevelt colonel of the regiment.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), San Juan Hill (search)
g of July 3 the fighting was renewed, but the enemy soon gave way and the firing ceased. See Spain, War with. The Roosevelt reports.—The following are the two reports by Lieut.-Col. Theodore Roosevelt, detailing the gallantry of the Rough RideLieut.-Col. Theodore Roosevelt, detailing the gallantry of the Rough Riders in the San Juan Hill fight, which were not made public till Dec. 22, 1898. The first report is as follows: Col. Leonard Wood, commanding 2d Cavalry Brigade. Sir,—On July 1 the regiment, with myself in command, was moved out by your ordersnded had to be left until after the fight, for we could spare no men from the firing-line. Very respectfully, Theodore Roosevelt, Lieutenant-Colonel, 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry. The second and more important report is as follows: r it out of our own pockets. Our suffering has been due primarily to lack of transportation and of proper food or sufficient clothing and of medical supplies. We should now have wagon sheets for tentage. Very respectfully, Theodore Roosevelt
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Senate, United States (search)
resident of the United States, Whether a vacancy in the office of Vice-President is occasioned by that officer's exercising the office of President of the United States has not been determined. the president pro tempore of the Senate receives the salary of a Vice-President, but he has no vote other than that of a Senator. Of the twenty-four Vice-Presidents, one (Calhoun) resigned; four (Gerry, King, Wilson and Hendricks) died in office; and five (Tyler, Fillmore, Johnson, Arthur, and Roosevelt) exercised the office of President of the United States during vacancies in that office occasioned by death. All of the twenty-four Vice-Presidents except two (Morton and Stevenson), are dead. Their average age was seventy years. Sixty-three Senators have served as presidents pro tempore. They belonged to twenty-two different States, Virginia leading with six; Connecticut, Georgia, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Vermont each had t
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