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This assortment makes use of Theodore Roosevelt to shape a clean method of the background folks and ecu kin, arguing that the easiest position to appear for the origins of the fashionable transatlantic courting is in Roosevelt's existence and profession.

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America's Transatlantic Turn: Theodore Roosevelt and the "Discovery" of Europe

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Even before the war began, he wrote his sister, “I am a quietly rampant ‘Cuba Libre’ man. ”30 After the war, when he returned home as the heroic Colonel of the Rough Riders regiment, he made the case for US occupation of the ex-Spanish territories in order to 40 Michael Patrick Cullinane install democratic governments there: In 1898 we could not help being brought face to face with the problem of war with Spain . . So it is now. We can not avoid the responsibilities that confront us in Hawaii, Cuba, Porto Rico, and the Philippines .

8. , 6,142; Nevins and Thomas, The Diary of George Templeton Strong: Post-War Years, 1865–18755 (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1952), 479; Nevins and Thomas, Strong: Civil War, r 343. 28 E dward P. Ko hn 9. David C. Hammack, Power and Society: Greater New York at the Turn of thee Centuryy (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1982), 315. 10. Nevins and Thomas, Strong: Post-War Years, 365. 11. Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiographyy (New York: 1985 Da Capo reprint of 1913 edition), 14.

We made them open their mouths and tossed cake into it. For a “Coup de Grace” we threw a lot of them in a place and a writhing heap of human beings . . A. before we gave them cakes. Certainly the 11-year-old Roosevelt did not instigate this game with the beggars. , one of the great philanthropists of New York, tossed bits of cake into the hungry beggars’ mouths and made them roll around on the ground for scraps of food. In Italy, abuse of beggars and disparagement of Roman Catholicism appeared the norm.

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