The Promise of American Life eBook

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position of, and bearing on
      disarmament question, 256-259;
  colonial expansion of, despite her expectation of European
      aggrandizement, 261;
  danger of this policy, 261-262;
  national idea of, turns upon the principle of official leadership
      toward a goal of national greatness, 267-268.

Governors of states, 119;
  suggested reforms relative to administration of, 338 ff.;
  “House of,” proposed, 347.

Great Britain,
  effect of position of, on domestic and foreign policy, 8, 261;
  question whether colonial expansion of, has been carried too far, 262;
  relations between Canada and, 305-306;
  suggested arrangement between United States and, relative to Canada, 306.
  See England.

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Hamilton, Alexander,
  doctrines of, versus those of Jefferson, 28-29, 45-46, 153;
  insight and energy of, saved states from disunion, 37;
  quoted on the Constitution, 37;
  importance of work of, in constructive legislation, 38-39;
  broad view taken by, of governmental functions, 39-40;
  doubtful theory of, regarding national debt, 40-41;
  reasons for loss of popularity and influence of, 41-42;
  philosophy of, concerning liberty and the method of protecting it, 44;
  Roosevelt’s improvement on principle of, 169;
  adaptability of doctrines of, to democracy without injury to
      themselves, 214;
  foreign policy of, 289-290, 292-293.

Harriman, Edward, 202.

Hearst, William R., 136, 151, 155;
  as a reformer, 142, 143-144;
  radicalism of, 163;
  inconsistencies, factiousness, and dangerous revolutionary spirit of,
      164-166;
  viewed as the logical punishment upon the American people for their
      sins of wrong tradition, 166.

Heresies of American Middle Period, and sterile results of, 422-426.

Hill, James J., 202.

Hodder, Alfred, quoted, 144, 160, 162.

Holland,
  possible incorporation of, with German Empire, 253.

Holy Alliance,
  political system established by, 226;
  Monroe Doctrine the American retort to, 291.

Home rule, municipal, 347-350.

“House of Governors,” proposed, 347.

Howe, Frederic C., 151.

Hughes, Governor, 135.

Human brotherhood,
  liberty and equality subordinated to principle of, in ideal democracy,
      207-208;
  the only method of realizing the religion of, 453.

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Ideal,
  necessity of an individual and a national, 5-6.

Income taxation, 384-385.

Individual emancipation,
  conditions of, 409 ff.;
  attempts at, 421 ff.;
  means of, 427 ff.

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