US House of Representatives and Peace History (Document 5)

Title in English
E.C. Warriner

Description
Patrick Henry Kelley (1867 - 1925) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He served as U.S. Representative from Michigan's 6th congressional district from 1915-1923. Like Document 2 ( The Notes for the Speech 'Universal Peace and the teaching of History'), the article demonstrates E.C. Warriner's concern with the failure to publicly commemorate and hence educate the public about positive moments of “peace history”. Here we learn from Representative Kelley that instead of celebrating the centenary of the 1814 Treaty of Ghent (signifying 100 years of peace between the U.S. and the U.K.), the U.S. House of representatives chose instead in 1914 to commemorate the opening of the Panama Canal with an Exposition involving the “Navies of the World”.

Summary description of items
A Letter from Patrick Kelly, a politician from Michigan who served in the House of Representatives. The letter is dated August 1, 1914 and explains to E.C. Warriner why the U.S. is not commemorating an important moment of Peace History (Treaty of Ghent).

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19512
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Number of items
1
Person 1
Patrick Henry Kelley
Born: October 7, 1867 in Silvercreek Township, Michigan, USA
Died: September 11, 1925 in Washington D.C.
Person 2
E.C. Warriner
Born: December 7, 1866 in Earlville, Illinois , USA
Died: July 20, 1945 in Petoskey,Michigan, USA
Origin date
August 1, 1914 – August 1, 1914
Language
English
Location
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, USA
Contributor
Hope Elizabeth May
Licence
http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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