Hispanic-American Relations with the United States

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Oxford University Press, 1923 - History - 470 pages
 

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Page 106 - When such report is made and accepted it will, in my opinion, be the duty of the United States to resist, by every means in its power, as a willful aggression upon its rights and interests, the appropriation by Great Britain of any lands or the exercise of governmental jurisdiction over any territory which, after investigation, we have determined of right belongs to Venezuela.
Page 305 - The day has passed delightfully. Delight itself, however, is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist who, for the first time, has wandered by himself in a Brazilian forest. The elegance of the grasses, the novelty of the parasitical plants, the beauty of the flowers, the glossy green of the foliage, but above all the general luxuriance of the vegetation, filled me with admiration.
Page 417 - Venezuela will remain unchanged, the dispute has reached such a stage as to make it now incumbent upon the United States to take measures to determine with sufficient certainty for its justification what is the true divisional line between the Republic of Venezuela and British Guiana.
Page 197 - The citizens of each of the contracting parties shall have power to dispose of their personal goods within the jurisdiction of the other, by sale, donation, testament or otherwise...
Page 213 - It is a great mistake to take hides from the free list, where they have been for so many years. It is a slap in the face to the South Americans, with whom we are trying to enlarge our trade.
Page 253 - Board, to open and maintain accounts in foreign countries, appoint correspondents, and establish agencies in such countries...
Page 155 - April, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, should be submitted to the arbitration of the President of the United States of America...
Page 121 - Chronic wrong-doing, or an impotence which results in a general loosening of the ties of civilised society may, in America as elsewhere, ultimately require intervention by some civilised nation, and in the western hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine...
Page 12 - Spain by a line through the ocean from the north to the south pole, three hundred and seventy leagues west of the Cape Verde Islands.
Page 204 - States, and of all other nations of the world, to navigate freely in any part of their courses which pertain to her, ascending those rivers to Bolivian ports, and descending therefrom to the ocean...