Speech on Patriotism (Document 3), item 32

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31/

I doubt whether we need even

the Swiss system, but we

certainly should be spared

from the other.

   3. Now it naturally

follows that if the country is

to be defended, men must be

ready to defend it and this

is the kernel of my remarks

this morning. Our boys must

be taught that the defense of

their country may become

their first duty and that when

it does only a coward will

shirk this duty. This is one

aspect of patriotism. During

the Spanish-American war,

where we all followed so

keenly the progress of our

army and navy, a high

school lad was asked to


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31/

I doubt whether we need even

the Swiss system, but we

certainly should be spared

from the other.

   3. Now it naturally

follows that if the country is

to be defended, men must be

ready to defend it and this

is the kernel of my remarks

this morning. Our boys must

be taught that the defense of

their country may become

their first duty and that when

it does only a coward will

shirk this duty. This is one

aspect of patriotism. During

the Spanish-American war,

where we all followed so

keenly the progress of our

army and navy, a high

school lad was asked to



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  • November 20, 2017 15:34:28 Thomas A. Lingner

    31/

    I doubt whether we need even

    the Swiss system, but we

    certainly should be spared

    from the other.

       3. Now it naturally

    follows that if the country is

    to be defended, men must be

    ready to defend it and this

    is the kernel of my remarks

    this morning. Our boys must

    be taught that the defense of

    their country may become

    their first duty and that when

    it does only a coward will

    shirk this duty. This is one

    aspect of patriotism. During

    the Spanish-American war,

    where we all followed so

    keenly the progress of our

    army and navy, a high

    school lad was asked to


  • July 5, 2017 18:36:29 Annick Rodriguez

    31/

    I doubt whether we need even

    the Swiss system but we

    certainly should be spared

    from the other.

       3. Now it naturally

    follows that if the country is

    to be defended men must be

    ready to defend it and this

    is the kernel of my remarks

    this morning . Our boys must

    be taught that the defense of

    their country is may become

    their first duty and that when

    it does only a coward will

    shirk this duty. This is one

    aspect of patriotism . During

    the Spanish -American war

    where we all followed so

    keenly the progress your

    army and navy a high

    school lad was asked to



  • July 5, 2017 18:34:12 Annick Rodriguez

    31/

    I doubt whether we need even

    the Swiss system but we

    certainly should be spared

    from the other.

       3. Now it naturally

    follows that if the country is

    to be defended men must be

    ready to defend it and this

    is the kernel of my remarks

    this morning . Our boys must

    be taught that the defense of

    their country is may become

    their first duty and that when

    it does only a




  • July 5, 2017 18:26:54 Annick Rodriguez

    31/

    I doubt whether we need even

    the Swiss system but we

    certainly should be spared

    from the other.

       3. Now it naturally

    follows that if the country is

    to be defended men must be

    ready to defend it and this

    is the kernel of my remarks

    this morning . Our boys must

    be taught that the defense of

    their country is may become




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    Saginaw, Michigan, USA

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October 2, 1915
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