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The Outlook Volume 57 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,594 Discovery Miles 15 940
The Outlook Volume 57 (Paperback): Francis Rufus Bellamy
The Outlook Volume 57 (Paperback): Francis Rufus Bellamy

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The Outlook Volume 57 (Paperback)

Francis Rufus Bellamy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 Excerpt: ...their right by demonstrating their capacity. The secessionists, beginning by denying the right of the negro to any measure of self-government, ended by denying it to the Nation. That right, victorious at Yorktown and at Appomattox, is again in issue, and, though the battle is local, the issue is National. Henry George is quite right in saying that he and Mr. Low are fighting the same battle--against "the bosses." There are only two questions for the voter in New York this November--first, whether he wishes boss rule or popular rule;.and, second, if he desires popular rule, whether he can best secure it by a vote for Seth Low or for Henry George. That " boss " rule is not popular rule is so evident that only he is blind to the fact who does not wish to see. Mr. Piatt determines that Mr. Low shall not be nominated by the Republican Convention, and the Convention meets to register his determination. Mr. Croker determines that Mr. Dayton shall not be nominated, and the Democratic Convention meets to register his determination. One comes from Tioga County, the other from across the sea, to decide these questions for their respective parties. In each case an unwritten law provides that whoever enters a caucus must agree beforehand to be bound by its decree. Most men who are not willing to barter away beforehand their liberty of individual choice remain away; the majority is therefore composed of the corrupt and the subservient. The voters at the primaries are cheated by false registration, overawed by tumultuous crowds, and finally refused a hearing or a voice if neither fraud nor tumult suffices to neutralize their independence. In the Republican Convention only a formal vote is taken; it is cast by one man; in the Democratic Convention one d...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Francis Rufus Bellamy
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 33mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 652
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-03069-6
Barcode: 9781236030696
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-236-03069-9

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