The World's Great Events: An Indexed History of the World from Earliest Times to the Present Day, 8. kötet

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Esther Singleton
P. F. Collier, 1916

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2450. oldal - SIRS, I here present unto you Queen VICTORIA, the Undoubted Queen of this Realm : Wherefore All you who are come this Day to do your Homage, Are you willing to do the same...
2511. oldal - The Republic of Panama further grants to the United States in perpetuity the use, occupation, and control...
2410. oldal - A system which provides a mutual exchange of commodities is manifestly essential to the continued and healthful growth of our export trade. We must not repose in fancied security that we can forever sell everything and buy little or nothing.
2403. oldal - yellow" question — perhaps a yellow "peril" — to deal with, is as certain as that the sun will shine tomorrow : how can its appearance be delayed, or combated, or by any action taken now turned into harmless channels?
2691. oldal - Chinese, and negroes — a bit of the cosmopolitan flotsam of the wreck of the city. All about were the palaces of the nabob pioneers of Forty-nine. To the east and south, at right angles, were advancing two mighty walls of flame.
2403. oldal - The episode of to-day is not meaningless : it is the prelude to a century of change and the keynote of the future history of the Far East: the China of the year 2000 will be very different from the China of 1900! National sentiment is a constant factor which must be recognized, and not eliminated, when dealing with national facts, and the one feeling that is universal in China is pride in Chinese institutions and contempt for foreign...
2685. oldal - Wednesday night saw the destruction of the very heart of the city. Dynamite was lavishly used, and many of San Francisco's proudest structures were crumbled by man himself into ruins, but there was no withstanding the onrush of the flames.
2689. oldal - I stood at the corner of Kearney and Market, in the very innermost heart of San Francisco. Kearney Street was deserted. Half a dozen blocks away it was burning on both sides. The street was a wall of flame. And against this wall of flame, silhouetted sharply, were two United States cavalrymen sitting their horses, calmly watching. That was all. Not another person was in sight. In the intact heart of the city two troopers sat their horses and watched. Surrender was complete. There was no water. The...
2684. oldal - On Wednesday morning at a quarter past five came the earthquake. A minute later the flames were leaping upward. In a dozen different quarters south of Market Street, in the working-class ghetto, and in the factories, fires started. There was no opposing the flames. There was no organization, no communication. All the cunning adjustments of a twentieth-century city had been smashed by the earthquake.
2685. oldal - The Federal Troops, the members of the Regular Police Force and all Special Police Officers have been authorized by me to KILL any and all persons found engaged in Looting or in the Commission of Any Other Crime.

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