Draft of a speech with handwritten corrections. Vice President Roosevelt advocates for a vigorous policy at home and abroad of seeking justice and battling "barbarism" exemplified by the proverb, "Speak softly and carry a big stick--you will go far."
Whitelaw Reid addresses the Republican Club about the responsibility of governing island nations such as Cuba and the Philippines. He argues that once the United States takes military action they have a duty to protect the new territories.
Uncle Sam sits at a table with 10 figures, three of which are unidentified, the others showing the attributes of the rulers of Russia (Nicholas II), England (Edward VII), Germany (William II), Japan (Meiji, Emperor of Japan), Italy (Victor Emmanuel III), Austria (Franz Joseph I), and France (Emil...
A man labeled "American Food Products" and laden with agricultural produce welcomes a man labeled "American Manufactures" laden with industrial products to Europe. Caption: "Welcome to Europe, old man! I knew you'd follow me sooner or later!"
Uncle Sam is in a tree, chased there by the Russian Bear which is standing at the base of the tree. Uncle Sam has dropped his rifle labeled "U.S. Duty on Russian Sugar." Caption: Uncle Sam ( to Russia ). -- Don't shoot! I'll come down!
The rulers of "Russia," "Germany," "Italy," "Austria," "France," and "England" are chickens trying to hatch a large egg labeled "China." A chicken labeled "Japan" stands in the background with Uncle Sam, also as a chi...
Uncle Sam talks to a young boy labeled "Cuba" who is making a capitol building labeled "Cuban Independence" in the sand on a beach. Caption: Uncle Sam. -- That's right, my boy! Go ahead! But, remember, I'll always keep a Father's eye on you!
After a discussion with Ambassador Porter, Charlemagne Tower believes that Porter will resign as American ambassador to France this summer. He opposes the appointment of a German-American as the ambassador to Germany.