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South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): entry civil-service-united-states-colonial
Civil service, United States colonial. Prof. Edward Gaylor Bourne, Professor of History in Yale University, writes as follows concerning the civil service for our new possessions: Our previous annexations of territory, with the possible exception of Alaska, have never involved questions of administration essentially different from those with which our public men have been familiar; for, from the first settlement of the colonies, the occupation of new land and the organization of new c
on that we can cope equally well with the extremely difficult and complicated task of governing large masses of alien and unwilling subjects.
Yet a moment's reflection must show every one that the simple form of growth which has expanded the United States from the Alleghanies to the Pacific cannot be extended to our recent acquisitions.
Neither Cuba nor Porto Rico is likely ever to be populated by English-speaking Americans.
Our ideas, no doubt, will pervade these islands to some extent, b
Cambridge (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): entry civil-service-united-states-colonial