Speech on Patriotism (Document 3), item 28

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27/

to fortify the canal for precisely

the same reason that

we lock our doors at night.

     I shall not venture to say

what or how much preparation

we should make. Certainly we

must avoid by every means the

creation of a jingo spirit in

the United States, we must prevent

the rise of a military party, we

must not be led away towards

militarism. I am not

in favor of military instruction

in the public schools, because

I believe so profoundly in

the effect of early school teaching

on the character and live

and beliefs of our students. If

we were to introduce military

instruction into out schools the

subtle and insidious poison of



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27/

to fortify the canal for precisely

the same reason that

we lock our doors at night.

     I shall not venture to say

what or how much preparation

we should make. Certainly we

must avoid by every means the

creation of a jingo spirit in

the United States, we must prevent

the rise of a military party, we

must not be led away towards

militarism. I am not

in favor of military instruction

in the public schools, because

I believe so profoundly in

the effect of early school teaching

on the character and live

and beliefs of our students. If

we were to introduce military

instruction into out schools the

subtle and insidious poison of




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  • November 18, 2017 04:14:38 Thomas A. Lingner

    27/

    to fortify the canal for precisely

    the same reason that

    we lock our doors at night.

         I shall not venture to say

    what or how much preparation

    we should make. Certainly we

    must avoid by every means the

    creation of a jingo spirit in

    the United States, we must prevent

    the rise of a military party, we

    must not be led away towards

    militarism. I am not

    in favor of military instruction

    in the public schools, because

    I believe so profoundly in

    the effect of early school teaching

    on the character and live

    and beliefs of our students. If

    we were to introduce military

    instruction into out schools the

    subtle and insidious poison of



  • July 5, 2017 17:59:18 Annick Rodriguez

    27/

    to fortify the canal for pre-

    cisely the same reason that

    we lock our doors at night

         I shall not venture to say

    what  or how much preparation

    we should make. Certainly we

    must avoid by every means the

    creation of a jingo spirit in

    the United States we must prevent

    the rise of a military party, we

    must not be led away towards

    militarism.  ...  I am not

    in favor of military instruction

    in the public schools because

    I believe so profoundly in

    the effect of early school teaching

    on the character and lives of

    and beliefs of our students . If

    we were to introduce military

    instruction into out schools the

    subtle and insidious poison of




  • July 5, 2017 17:55:45 Annick Rodriguez

    27/

    to fortify the canal for pre-

    cisely the same reason that

    we lock our doors at night

         I shall not venture to say

    what  or how much preparation

    we should make. Certainly we

    must avoid by every means the

    creation of a jingo spirit in

    the United States we must prevent

    the rise of a military party, we

    must not be led away towards

    militarism.  ...  I am not

    in favor of military instruction

    in the public schools because

    I believe



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    Saginaw, Michigan, USA

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October 2, 1915
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