The Promise of American Life eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 523 pages of information about The Promise of American Life.

Republican party,
  causes leading to organization of the modern, 83;
  its claims to being the first genuinely national party, 83-84;
  rescue of, by Roosevelt, 171.

Revolutions,
  question of, 210.

Rockefeller, John D., 111-112, 114, 115.

Roman Empire, the, 216.

Roosevelt, Theodore, 86, 136, 155;
  as a reformer, 142, 167;
  nationalization of reform by, 168-170;
  policy of, compared with Hamiltonian creed, 169;
  theory and practice of, contrasted with Jefferson’s, 170;
  the rescue of the Republican party by, 171;
  vulnerability of, on the point of equal rights, 172;
  has really been building better than he knew or will admit, 173-174;
  criticism of, as a national reformer, 174-175.

Roosevelt-Taft programme, of recognition of corporations,
  tempered by regulation, 358-359;
  how best to carry out, 359-360.

Root, Elihu, 135;
  international system indicated by, 301.

Russia,
  faith of Russians in, 2;
  international situation of, at present, 253, 256-257, 258;
  weakness of, exposed, 311.

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Saloon licenses, 385.

Santayana, George, quoted, 454.

Scientists,
  methods of, a perfect type of authoritative technical methods, 434.

Sherman Anti-Trust Law,
  a bar to proper treatment of corporate aggrandizement, 274;
  as an expensive attempt to save the life of the small competitor who
      cannot hold his own, should be repealed, 359.

Slaveholders,
  an impartial estimate of, 81-82.

Slavery,
  effect of introduction of factor of, on Democrats and Whigs, 72;
  sanctioned by the Constitution, and results, 72-73;
  attitude of the two political parties toward, 73-74;
  shirking of the question, and compromises, 74;
  brings out inconsistency of alliance between Jeffersonian democracy
      and American nationality as embodied in Constitutional Union, 75;
  Webster’s attitude on the question, 75-77;
  American people separated into five parties by, 77;
  attitude of Constitutional Unionists toward, 78;
  beliefs of Abolitionists, Southern Democrats, Northern Democrats, and
      Republicans, 78-79;
  body of public opinion looking to de-nationalizing slavery, which was
      organized into the Republican party, 83-84.

Smythe, William, 151.

Social Democrats,
  party of, in Germany, 251.

Socialism,
  weakness of, 210;
  idea of an international, a mistake, 210-211.

Socialists,
  doctrine preached by extreme, in France, 243.

Social problem,
  democracy and the, 138-140.

South America,
  bearing of Monroe Doctrine on, and possible complications resulting
      from, 294-296.

Spain,
  religious wars of, 219;
  national feeling in, increased by abuses of Napoleon, 225.

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