Excerpt from The Rescue of Cuba: An Episode in the Growth of Free GovernmentHE first edition of this little book was prepared ten years ago to illustrate to American youth the spirit which led the American people to drive Spain from Cuba- as well as... MoreExcerpt from The Rescue of Cuba: An Episode in the Growth of Free GovernmentHE first edition of this little book was prepared ten years ago to illustrate to American youth the spirit which led the American people to drive Spain from Cuba- as well as to give the war with Spain what the writer conceived to be its proper setting in the long and thrilling story of the progress of democracy in the world.
It was the intention to point out the horrors as well as the hero isms of war, and both to stir and steady the proper ambi tions of the young people of our country. The writer tried to show that government is more a burden than a privilege or a pleasure. It was hoped to use the facts and the results of the Spanish contest in ways which might lead more people to think of the cost and the worth of self-government. Now, with more history to draw from, and with added experiences to enlighten us, the book is extended and.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.
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