Friday, June 23, 2017

Seward's Follies

    These are the lands that Abraham Lincoln's secretary of state, William H. Sweard, wished the United States to acquire: Hawaii, Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, the Virgin Islands, Canada, Greenland, and Iceland.
This we read in The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire.

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