These have not marked the past two years - the past two years, which have blossomed into four splendid months of glory! A law should be made for something that has a real need to be protected. Religion is always good to use when one ethnic group want to go to war with some other people of different religious opinion. If they can supervise protectorates, so can America. The march of the flag! Dewey and Sampson and Schley have made them contiguous, and American speed, American guns, American heart and brain and nerve will keep them contiguous forever. Paragraph numbers have been added, and the original pagination appears in brackets.
The proud to be an American is always to use when those propagandists want to have a war. There are exhaustless mines of iron. Or if you were doing a platform you could gather facts and stories to educate people on huger, and then give them practical ways to get involved in that issue. Bryan, Bailey, Bland, and Blackburn command it to stand still, but the march of the flag goes on! See the 'related links' for a link to this question. Would not the people of the Philippines prefer the just, humane, civilizing government of this republic to the savage, bloody rule of pillage and extortion from which we have rescued them? Why should the farmer get a half-measure dollar of money any more that he should give a half-measure bushel of grain? As long as we are so good a group of people, we should use our ability to change the world! The Meaning of the Times and Other Speeches New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1908; reprinted 1968 Worldhistory. But the Opposition is right- there is a difference. I answer, We govern the Indians without their consent, we govern our territories without their consent, we govern our children without their consent.
Perhaps the action is offensive to some people but really I can't see it as excessively vulgar. For Liberty and Civilization and God's promise fulfilled, the flag must henceforth be the symbol and the sign to all mankind - the flag! Although our loss was less than the world ever knew before; although the condition of our troops was better than in any conflict of our history, McKinley the Just, has appointed, from both parties, a commission of the most eminent men in the nation to lay the facts before him. It means active, vigorous, constructive investment of every dollar of moldy and miserly capital in the land. The title to that noble land out of which Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana have been carved was uncertain: Jefferson, strict constructionist of constitutional power though he was, obeyed the AngloSaxon impulse within him, whose watchword is, Forwardl: another empire was added to the Republic, and the march of the flag went on! Have we no mission to perform no duty to discharge to our fellow man? Then Texas responded to the bugle calls of liberty, and the march of the flag went on! And, amid these great events, will you march forward with the endless column of prosperity, or, sit with Bryan, Bailey, Bland, and Blackburn on the rotten and crumbling rail-fence of dead issues and hoot at the procession as it passes by? There are differing opinions as to the symbolism of the colours, both religiou … s, environmental and military. And so it is an hour for us to stand by the government at Washington, now confronting the enemy in diplomacy, as our loyal hearts on land and sea stood to their guns and stood by the Jag when they faced the enemy in war. Do not the blazing fires of joy and the ringing bells of gladness in Porto Rico prove the welcome of our flag? It is an hour to remember our duty to our homes. When Scott marched to Mexico, only 96 men were left out of one regiment of 1,000.
Our navy will make them contiguous. Shall we conduct the mightiest commerce of history with the best money known to man, or shall we use the pauper money of Mexico, of China, and of the Chicago platform?. Correct me if I am wrong. Our trade with Porto Rico, Hawaii and the Philippines must be as free as between the states of the Union, because they are American territory, while every other nation on earth must paty our tariff before they can compete with us. Have we no mission to perform, no duty to discharge to our fellow-man? The Opposition tells us that we ought not to govern a people without their consent. Cuba can raise no cereals - no wheat, no corn, no oats, no barley, and no rye.
Open in Google Docs Viewer. Therefore, in this campaign, the question is larger than a party question. I repeat, it is more than a party question. This speech was made the Republican campaign document for Indiana, Iowa and other states. Hawaii is as large as New Jersey; Porto Rico half as large as Hawaii; the Philippines larger than all New England, New York, New Jersey and Delaware combined. The March of the Flag It is a noble land that God has given us; a land that can feed and clothe the world; a land whose coastlines would inclose half the countries of Europe; a land set like a sentinel between the two imperial oceans of the globe, a greater England with a nobler destiny. Both had a savage and an alien population: both were more remote from the seat of government when they came under our dominion than the Philippines are today.
No Separation Between Church and State to Define Imperialism Weaving the Great Commission Matthew 28: 19-20 into pro-imperialist speeches linked the March of the Flag with Christian Missions. Back off and allow this freedom. Two hundred and fifty thousand men suddenly called to arms; men unused to the life of camps; men fresh from the soft comforts of the best homes of the richest people on earth. Men understand, to-day, that the greatest commerce of the world must be conducted with the steadiest standard of value and most convenient medium of exchange human ingenuity can devise. God bless the soldiers of 1898, children of the heroes of 1861, descendants of the heroes of 1776! The march of the flag! And if any needless suffering there has been, if any deaths from criminal neglect, if any hard condition not a usual incident of sudden war by a peaceful people has been permitted, William McKinley will see that the responsible ones are punished. However, according to Beveridge 1898 , the success of a county is not measured by its wealth but by the impact, it has on people.
I answer, How do you assume that our government would be without their consent? No matter what your views on the Dingley or the Wilson laws; no matter whether you favor Mexican money or the standard of this republic, we must deal from this day on with nations greedy of every market we are to invade; nations with statesmen trained in craft, nations with ships and guns and money and men. Urging Americans to follow a divinely inspired march beyond our borders, Albert Beveridge connects with his use of scriptural phraseology, tapping into popular views. Is this a season to give our destiny over to wordmongers and prosperity-wreckers? Which statement best summarizes the impact of the Immigration Act of 1965 on Asian and Latin American immigrants? Think of the hundreds of thousands of Americans who will build a soap-and-water, common-school civilization of energy and industry in Cuba, when a government of law replaces the double reign of anarchy and tyranny! Our productions were not greater than our trade. Why mumble the meaningless phrases of a tale that is told, when the golden future is before us, the world calls us, its wealth awaits us, and God's command is upon us? Shall we abandon them, with Germany, England, Japan, hungering for them? Within five decades the bulk of Oriental commerce will be ours. I answer: Out of local conditions and the necessities of the case methods of government will grow. Cuba is as large as Pennsylvania, and is the richest spot on the globe.
As for the person burning the flag, it is their right. That one is my favorite. The fact that all the territory our fathers bought and seized is contiguous, is no argument. But, to-day, we are raising more than we can consume. Is this a season to give our destiny over to word-mongers and prosperity-wreckers? Therefore, we should fight them and kill them and then we will continue to be free.