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" But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts — for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own Governments, for the rights and... "
HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS - Page 182
by KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
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Modern World Revision

Philip Stanton - 2000 - 48 pages
...ISSUES ANALYSIS How did the USA react to the end of the First World War? We shall fight for the things we have always carried nearest our hearts - for democracy,...governments, for the rights and liberties of small nations. ... to bring peace and safety to all nations. Woodrow Wilson's speech to Congress, April 1917; quoted...
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America's Great War: World War I and the American Experience

Robert H. Zieger - 2001 - 275 pages
...shall fight for things which we have always carried dearest in our hearts." We would fight, he pledged, "for a universal dominion of right by such a concert...all nations and make the world itself at last free." "The day has come," he concluded, "when America is privileged to spend her blood and her might for...
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Military resistance to humanitarian war in Kosovo and beyond an ideological ...

...has its roots in classical liberalism. When President Wilson spoke of fighting for "the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts, for democracy,...authority to have a voice in their own governments," 15 he could have been speaking on behalf of Kosovo's ethnic Albanians. When Samuel Huntington wrote...
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Edith and Woodrow: The Wilson White House

Phyllis Lee Levin - 2002 - 608 pages
..."But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight," he promised, "for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts, for democracy,...all nations and make the world itself at last free." The day had come, the president concluded, "when America is privileged to spend her blood and her might...
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Breaking the Heart of the World: Woodrow Wilson and the Fight for the League ...

John Milton Cooper, John Milton Cooper, Jr., Cooper John Milton - 2001 - 454 pages
...league of honour, a partnership of opinion." Wilson pledged that we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts - for democracy,...safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free.27 In his appeal to righteousness and honor, Wilson seemed to echo the original Rooseveltian expressions...
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Crucible of Power: A History of U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1897

Howard Jones - 2001 - 555 pages
...democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own government, for the rights and liberties of small nations, for...all nations and make the world itself at last free." Wilson had a peace plan and a deep conviction that only he could guarantee its success. To do so, he...
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Yanks: The Epic Story of the American Army in World War I

John Eisenhower - 2001 - 368 pages
...disastrous of all wars, civilization itself seeming to be in the balance. But," he went on, ments, for the rights and liberties of small nations, for...and safety to all nations and make the world itself free.13 The members of Congress rose to a standing ovation when the President finished speaking. Even...
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Sourcebook and Index: Documents that Shaped the American Nation

2002 - 342 pages
...in the balance. But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts — for...all nations and make the world itself at last free. To such a task we can dedicate our lives and our fortunes, everything that we have, with the pride...
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Race to the Front: The Materiel Foundations of Coalition Strategy in the ...

Kevin D. Stubbs, Ronald J. Grele - 2002 - 373 pages
...in the balance. But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts— for democracy,...all nations and make the world itself at last free. To such a task we can dedicate our lives and our fortunes, everything that we are and everything that...
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The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders who Transformed America

James MacGregor Burns, Susan Dunn - 2001 - 678 pages
...fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts — for democracy, for the rights of those who submit to authority to have a voice in...all nations and make the world itself at last free." Those ideals would dominate the lives of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to a far greater degree, and...
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