Colonel Roosevelt's speech to be delivered at Boston, Mass. February 6, 1918, under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce and the Pilgrim Publicity Association

Author:
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Date:
1918-02-06
Description:
Theodore Roosevelt says the two things facing America now are the need for "Americanism" and military preparedness. He says that the United States was unprepared to participate in the world war and that she is still weak in Europe because of it. In order to be patriotic, Americans regardless of ethnic background must be united and loyal to their country. The key to being better prepared in the future, he says, is to institute universal military service.
Subject:
World War (1914-1918), Patriotism, Military readiness, Draft, Germany
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o288922
More Like This
  • Speech to be delivered by Colonel Roosevelt at Cincinnati, December 14, 1917 - at 8 p.m. Theodore Roosevelt calls for Americans to unite as one people, regardless ...
  • Colonel Roosevelt's speech on January 19, 1918, under the auspices of the League for Political Education, Carnegie Hall - 11 a.m. Theodore Roosevelt compares the j...
  • Letter from Albert Whyte Albert Whyte reports on the state of affairs in Hawaii. He says that the greed of sugar plantation owners has led Hawaii to be "overrun by...
  • Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain Theodore Roosevelt was glad to receive the record of the Argentine riflemen. He will be speaking at their mili...
  • The drill-master of the East Illustration shows a Japanese soldier training a group of soldiers of various nationalities and ethnicities, including Koreans.