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Address of President Roosevelt at the Charleston Exposition

Author:
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Date:
1902-04-09
Description:
President Roosevelt remarks on the unification of the northern and southern states after the Civil War. He discusses several ex-Confederate officers who have been named to important positions in the federal government. He also discusses the importance of international relations with Puerto Rico and Cuba, and commends the Charleston Exposition for reaching out to the "West Indes." Finally, Roosevelt discusses the various problems faced by American industry, and the role the of the government in addressing those problems.
Subject:
American Civil War (1861-1865), International relations, Economics, Commerce, Industries, Southern States, South Carolina--Charleston, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Philippines, Wright, Luke E. (Luke Edward), 1846-1922, Wheeler, Joseph, 1836-1906, Jenkins, Micah John, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885, Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
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=o290015
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