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" I am for it, because I hope to see the day when the American flag will float over every square foot of the British North American possessions clear to the north pole! "
Great Debates in American History: Revenue: the tariff and taxation - Page 416
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The Protectionist, Volume 22

Protectionism - 1911
...Democratic party.'' He hinted at annexation, when he said that he favored the agreement because he hoped to see the day when the American flag will float over...North American possessions clear to the North Pole. Some excellent speeches against the bill were made by Mr. Broussard of Louisiana, Mr. Dawson of Iowa,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 225

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1916
...public men, the most fatal was that of Speaker Champ Clark : " I am in favor of the reciprocity treaty because I hope to see the day when the American flag...North American possessions clear to the North Pole.' Canadians will readily grant that many worse things might befall them, but the fact remains that this...
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Popular Images of American Presidents

William C. Spragens - History - 1988 - 625 pages
...States," and a statement by Democratic Representative Champ Clark of Missouri that he looked forward to "the day when the American flag will float over every...North American possessions clear to the North Pole." The result of such assertions and of fears based on long-standing concerns about American expansionism...
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Oversight of the United States-Canada Free Trade Agreement: Hearings Before ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs - Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement - 1989 - 153 pages
...Members of the House, Champ Clark, made a great speech in which he said, and I quote: I am for it, because I hope to see the day when the American flag...North American possessions, clear to the North Pole. Chairman FASCELL. The sad thing about that is that the Canadians believed him. Mr. BONKER. Well, I...
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Consideration of Miscellaneous Bills and Resolutions: Markup Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs - United States - 1988
...and expanded trade with our neighbors to the north. And he went on to say, and I quote, "I'm for it because I hope to see the day when the American flag will fly over every square foot of the British North American possessions clear to the North Pole." Obviously...
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Consideration of Miscellaneous Bills and Resolutions: Markup Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs - United States - 1988
...went on to say, and I quote, "I'm for it because I hope to see the day when the American flag will fly over every square foot of the British North American possessions clear to the North Pole." Obviously that did not go over well in Ottawa, and precipitated the failure of the parliament to take...
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Redpath: The History of a Sugar House

Richard Feltoe - History - 1991 - 320 pages
...the US government, including the Speaker of the House of Representatives, who remarked: / am for the bill . . . because I hope to see the day when the American flag will fly over every square foot of the British North American possessions clear to the North Pole. As a...
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Scrum Wars: The Prime Ministers and the Media

Allan Gerald Levine - History - 1993 - 389 pages
...Liberals' efforts to suppress US congressman Champ Clark's pro-reciproc-ity-annexation speech about "the day when the American flag will float over every square foot" of North America. In the Canadian Annual Review's post-election analysis, Graham's Star played an unprecedented...
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USA und Mittelamerika: die Aussenpolitik von William J. Bryan, 1913-1915

Ralph Dietl - Social Science - 1996 - 496 pages
...Realität wurde, denn House Speaker Champ Clark, Demokrat aus Missouri, hatte mit seiner Äußerung "I hope to see the day when the American flag will...British North American possessions clear to the North Pole"2 Kanadas Bevölkerung verschreckt, die folglich bei den anstehenden Wahlen Sir Robert Borden...
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Agrarian Revolt in W. Canada

Sharp - 1999
...foolish Congressional speech in which he repeated the theme so dear to politicians seeking Irish votes: "I hope to see the day when the American flag will...North American possessions, clear to the North Pole." 40 The cry of loyalty to flag and empire served the purposes of the farmers' enemies. The economic...
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