"1683-1920": The Fourteen Points and what Became of Them--foreign Propaganda in the Public Schools--rewriting the History of the United States--the Espionage Act and how it Worked--"illegal and Indefensible Blockade" of the Central Powers--1,000,000 Victims of Starvation--our Debt to France and to Germany--the War Vote in Congress--truth about the Belgian Atrocities--our Treaty with Germany and how Observed--the Alien Property Custodianship--secret Will of Cecil Rhodes--racial Strains in American Life--Germantown Settlement of 1683 and a Thousand Other Topics

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Strana 232 - We are, let me say again, the sincere friends of the German people, and shall desire nothing so much as the early reestablishment of intimate relations of mutual advantage between us, — however hard it may be for them, for the time being, to believe that this is spoken from our hearts.
Strana 202 - I even go so far as to say that, terrible as war may be, even war itself would be cheaply purchased if in a great and noble cause the Stars and Stripes and the Union Jack should wave together over an Anglo-Saxon alliance.
Strana 223 - I beg you will be convinced, my dear Sir, that I should rejoice if it could ever be in my power to serve you more essentially, than by expressions of regard and affection ; but, in the mean time, I am persuaded you will not be displeased with this farewell token of my sincere friendship and esteem for you.
Strana 232 - Just because we fight without rancor and without selfish object, seeking nothing for ourselves but what we shall wish to share with all free peoples, we shall, I feel confident, conduct our operations as belligerents without passion and ourselves observe with proud punctilio the principles of right and of fair play we profess to be fighting for.
Strana 184 - Several acts of the Virginia assembly of 1659, 1662, and 1693, had made it penal in parents to refuse to have their children baptized ; had prohibited the unlawful assembling of Quakers ; had made it penal...
Strana 83 - German. They begin of late to make all their Bonds and other legal Instruments in their own Language, which (though I think it ought not to be) are allowed good in our Courts, where the German Business so increases, that there is continued need of Interpreters ; and I suppose in a few Years they will also be necessary in the Assembly, to tell one half of our Legislators what the other half say.
Strana 90 - We have no quarrel with the German people. We have no feeling towards them but one of sympathy and friendship. It was not upon their impulse that their government acted in entering this war. It was not with their previous knowledge or approval. It was a war determined upon as wars used to be determined upon in the old, unhappy days when peoples were nowhere consulted by their rulers and wars were provoked and waged in the interest of dynasties or of little groups of ambitious men who were accustomed...
Strana 81 - English; the Signs in our Streets have inscriptions in both languages, and in some places only German...
Strana 164 - I know not which Corps I have the greatest reason to be pleased with, Muhlenberg's Virginians, or the North Carolina troops — they are both equally alert, zealous and spirited.
Strana 155 - All the intellectual men of the world went to school to her. As a university man I have been surrounded by men trained in Germany, men who had resorted to Germany because nowhere else could they get such thorough and searching training, particularly in the principles of science and the principles that underlie modern material achievement. Her men of science had made her industries, perhaps, the most competent industries of the world, and the label "Made in Germany" was a guarantee of good workmanship...

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