A New World Power

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Now you can study A New World Power from first-hand perspective. This essential eBook includes 58 primary source accounts from 1890 to 1914. No source is better than the original. It is untainted and tells the history as it happened.

The content in this eBook is included in our colossal "First-hand History of America" collection with over 1,200 primary source accounts.

*Includes 58 Accounts

  • Henry Ford and the Automobile – James Rood Doolittle
  • The Oklahoma Rush – Contemporary Accounts
  • The Panic of 1893 – Alexander D. Noyes
  • The Parting of the Ways – Bland
  • The World's Colombian Exposition – E. Benjamin Andrews
  • In Closing the Wilson Tariff Bill Debate (Reed) – Reed
  • In Closing the Wilson Tariff Bill Debate (Crisp) – Crisp
  • The First Bryan Campaign – William Jennings Bryan
  • The Debs Railway Strike – Harry Thurston Peck
  • The Wilson Tariff Enacted – Harry Thurston Peck
  • On "The Crime of 1873" – Sherman
  • The First Bryan Campaign – Harry Thurston Peck
  • The Venezuela Affair – Richard Olney
  • In Defense of Silver – William Jennings Bryan
  • On Municipal and Governmental Ownership – Altgeld
  • McKinley in the White House – Charles S. Olcott
  • The Annexation of Hawaii – Sherman, Hatch, Thurton, and Kinney
  • The Annexation of Hawaii (Carpenter) – Edmund J. Carpenter
  • Treaty with Spain, 1898 – The U.S. and Spanish Governments
  • The Destruction of the "Maine" in Havana Harbor – Contemporary Press Account
  • Recognition of the Independence of Cuba – U.S. Congress
  • Outbreak of the War with Spain – Contemporary Account
  • The Battle of Manila Bay – George Dewey
  • The Battle of San Juan Hill – Theodore Roosevelt
  • The Capture of Santiago and Defeat of Cervera – Andrew S. Draper
  • The Discovery of Gold in Alaska – Dr. L. H. French
  • The "Open Door" in China, 1899 – John Hay
  • Ultimatum in the Negotiation of Peace – William Rufus Day
  • The Boxer Rebellion in China – Account of an Eye-Witness
  • The Capture and Occupation of Pekin – Adna R. Chaffee
  • The Gold-Standard Act – Lyman J. Gage
  • Civil Government in Cuba – Leonard Wood
  • Cleveland's Eulogy of McKinley – Grover Cleveland
  • McKinley's Last Speech – William McKinley
  • The Assassination of McKinley – Richard Batty
  • The Assassination of Mckinley – Harry Thurston Peck
  • The Capture of Aguinaldo – Brigadier-General Frederick Funston
  • Roosevelt Succeeds McKinley – Theodore Roosevelt
  • The Hay-Pauncefote Treaty of 1901 – The U.S. and British Governments
  • Subjugation of the Philippines Inquitous – Hoar
  • The First Airplane to Fly Successfully – Orville and Wilbur Wright
  • Hay's Tribute to McKinley – Hay
  • Convention Between the United States and the Republic of Panama – Theodore Roosevelt
  • The Discovery of Surgical Anesthesia – William T. G. Morton and Crawford H. Long
  • On American Motherhood – Theodore Roosevelt
  • The Earthquake and Fire in San Francisco – Henry James Forman
  • The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire – New York "Sun"
  • The Panic of 1907 – Alexander D. Noyes
  • The Human Side of Panama Canal Building – George W. Goethals
  • The Purchase of the Panama Canal – Theodore Roosevelt
  • The Building of the Panama Canal – Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Peary Discovers the North Pole – Robert E. Peary
  • The Rise and Growth of the Salvation Army – William H. Cox
  • Mrs. Eddy and Christian Science – Lewis C. Strang
  • The Northern Securities and Standard Oil Decisions – Alexander D. Noyes
  • Wilson Nominated for the Presidency – Joseph P. Tumulty
  • A Banking Act to End Panics – Robert L. Owen
  • Wilson Anticipates a Clash with Mexico – Woodrow Wilson

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