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Burlington Hawk-Eye
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “M’Kinley’s Speech”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Burlington, Iowa
Date of publication: 6 September 1901
Volume number: 63
Issue number: 76
Pagination: 1

“M’Kinley’s Speech.” Burlington Hawk-Eye 6 Sept. 1901 v63n76: p. 1.
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William McKinley (last public address); William McKinley (last public address: international response).
Named persons
Agenor Goluchowski; William McKinley.

M’Kinley’s Speech


Causes Great Discussion in the London Papers.

     London, Friday Morning, Sept. 6.—McKinley’s speech at the Pan-American exposition is the theme of much comment in the London papers this morning.
     “It will excite throughout Europe,” says the Standard, “as keen interest as it will arouse in the western continent. It is the utterance of a man who feels he is at the head of a great nation, with vast ambitions and a new-born consciousness of strength. America has become an imperial power. Her national life is no longer self-contained and introspective. Heedless of scoffers at “spread-eagleism,” the United States will go on their way, regardless of attempted combinations such as Count Goluchowski has sketched, and with a certain carelessness whether or no they come into violent conflict with any European power.”
     The Morning Post uses the speech as a text from which to urge the necessity resting upon Great Britain to redouble her efforts to maintain her train of supremacy.
      The Chronicle says: “The free trade tendency of the speech under the name of reciprocity outweighs in importance all the president’s remarks about kinship, canal, and the like.”