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The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind - Page 1029
by Herbert George Wells - 1921 - 1171 pages
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Liberal Peace, Liberal War: American Politics and International Security

John M. Owen - History - 2000 - 264 pages
...rendered any European control over "an American state unnatural and inexpedient." "Today," Olney insisted, "the United States is practically sovereign on this...subjects to which it confines its interposition." Olney asked that London reply to the dispatch before the President's annual message to Congress on...
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Presidential Machismo: Executive Authority, Military Intervention, and ...

Alexander DeConde - History - 2002 - 391 pages
...both the honor and interests of the United States and warranted its intervention. "Today," he wrote, "the United States is practically sovereign on this...subjects to which] it confines its interposition." He demanded that Britain submit the boundary question to arbitration. The president, who later dubbed...
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Appeasement in International Politics

Stephen R. Rock
...forthcoming. It is in this light that one can understand Richard Olney's boastful declaration that "the United States is practically sovereign on this...subjects to which it confines its interposition," words that sound only too much like the bragging of an insecure adolescent uncertain of his position...
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Grover Cleveland: A Study in Character

Alyn Brodsky - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 496 pages
Argues that Cleveland, the twenty-second and twenty-fourth president, is an under-appreciated leader whose financial policies staved off bankruptcy, who fought against big ...
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Trade and Gunboats: The United States and Brazil in the Age of Empire

Steven C. Topik - History - 2000 - 301 pages
...Monroe Doctrine. Brazil was given voice in the 1895 Olney Doctrine, which boasted to the British that "today the United States is practically sovereign on this continent, and its flat is law upon the subjects to which it confines its interposition."2 Secretary of State Olney based...
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Pasión por la libertad: Actas, Coloquio Internacional "El Independentismo ...

Félix Ojeda Reyes, Paul Estrade - History - 2000 - 206 pages
...Venezuela, el Secretario de Estado Richard Olney declaró en una nota a la cancillería británica: "To-day the United States is practically sovereign on this continent, and its fíat is law upon the subjects to which it confines its interposition" ,34 El principal artífice del...
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The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

John J. Mearsheimer - Political Science - 2003 - 576 pages
"A superb book.…Mearsheimer has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the behavior of great powers."—Barry R. Posen, The National Interest The updated ...
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War and Democracy: A Comparative Study of the Korean War and the ...

David Richard McCann, Barry S. Strauss - History - 2001 - 385 pages
...of State Richard Olney declared, with regard to a border dispute with Great Britain over Venezuela, "Today the United States is practically sovereign...subjects to which it confines its interposition." Anti-imperialists considered such a statement to be blatantly jingoistic. Nonetheless, it expressed...
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Latin America: At War with the Past

Carlos Fuentes - History - 2001 - 74 pages
...and finally the declaration by President Cleveland's secretary of state, Richard Olney, in 1895, that "today the United States is practically sovereign...subjects to which it confines its interposition," convinced even liberal admirers of United States democracy that the democracy was also an empire and...
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The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

John J. Mearsheimer - Political Science - 2001 - 555 pages
...state, when he bluntly told the United Kingdom's Lord Salisbury in his famous July 20, 1895, note, "Today the United States is practically sovereign...the subjects to which it confines its interposition. ... Its infinite resources combined with its isolated position render it master of the situation and...
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