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" January, 1899, he expressed the hope that the commissioners would be received as bearers of "the richest blessings of a liberating rather than a conquering nation." In his message to Congress in the same year, among other things concerning the Philippines,... "
Independence for the Philippine Islands: Hearings Before the Committee on ... - Page 151
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Territories and Insular Affairs - 1932 - 658 pages
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The Corner-stone of Philippine Independence

Francis Burton Harrison - Philippines - 1922 - 343 pages
...received as bearers of the richest blessings of a liberating rather than a conquering nation "and that the Philippines are ours, not to exploit but to develop,...educate, to train in the science of self-government. This is the path of duty which we must follow or be recreant to a mighty trust committed to us." This...
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Unto the Hills: Some of America's Problems

Edward Nelson Dingley - National characteristics, American - 1922 - 201 pages
...McKinley, while the ink on the Paris treaty was hardly dry, announced that "the Philippines are ours mot to exploit, but to develop, to civilize, to educate, to train in the science of self-government. This is the path which we must follow or be recreant to a mighty trust committed to us." The first...
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Asia at the Crossroads: Japan, Korea, China, Philippine Islands

Edward Alexander Powell - Eastern question (Far East). - 1922 - 369 pages
...McKinley, who stole the Democratic thunder by specifically declaring, "The Philippines are not ours to exploit, but to develop, to civilize, to educate, to train in the science of self-government." It was the first phrase of that sentence, "The Philippines are not ours," which, by raising false hopes...
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America: A History of Our Country

William Joseph Long - United States - 1923 - 531 pages
...President McKinley in his first message, "We come as a liberating rather than as a conquering nation. The Philippines are ours not to exploit but to develop,...educate, to train in the science of self-government. That is the path of duty we must follow, or be recreant to a mighty trust committed to us." That was...
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Modern Industrialism: An Outline of Present Day Industrial Organization

Frank LeRond McVey - Industrial arts - 1923 - 358 pages
...January, 1899, President McKinley expressed through the Philippine Commission the following views: "The Philippines are ours, not to exploit but to develop,...to civilize, to educate, to train in the science of government. This is the path of duty which we must follow or be recreant to a mighty trust committed...
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Everyday Problems of American Democracy

John Thomas Greenan, Albert Barrett Meredith - Economics - 1924 - 506 pages
...am familiar with both races." B. We have Repeatedly Promised Independence In 1899 President McKinley said: " The Philippines are ours, not to exploit,...educate, to train in the science of self-government." Upon the basis of such promises Aguinaldo laid down his arms, took the oath of allegiance to the United...
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The American System of Colonial Administration

Vedasto Josť Samonte - United States - 1925 - 202 pages
...with four other civilian members. In his instructions to the Commission President McKinley declared, "The Philippines are ours, not to exploit, but to...educate, to train in the science of self-government." In these few words he sounded the keynote of the policy to be pursued by the United States in political...
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Tariff Act of 1929: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the ..., Volumes 1-2

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance - Tariff - 1929
...civilization, again and again and again appear. Eoosevelt declared : McKinley announced to the world thus : The Philippines are ours, not to exploit, but to develop,...educate, to train in the science of self-government. This Is the path of duty which we must follow or be recreant to a mighty trust committed to us. Congress...
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Congressional Serial Set, Issue 9186

United States - 1930
...of "the richest blessings of a liberating rather than a conquering nation." Again President McKinley said : The Philippines are ours not to exploit but...educate, to train in the science of self-government. In 1913, President Wilson in a message to the Philippine people, said: . Every step we take will be...
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The Philippine Islands: Hearing...on H.R. 5182...May 5 and 6, 1930

United States. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on insular affairs - 1930 - 114 pages
...Philippines, made the following categorical statement during the first days of American occupation : The Philippines are ours, not to exploit but to develop,...educate, to train in the science of self-government. The late Mr. Taft, when he was civil governor of the Philippines, on December 17, 1903, said : From...
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