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the german conspiracy in american education

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: III THE UNDERMINING OF AMERICAN EDUCATION In spite of the favourable conditions in America, the German conspiracy would not have succeeded except for the efforts of the exceedingly able men who, in ever increasing numbers, came from Germany to occupy chairs in our universities, important positions in industry, banking, and in the editorial offices of German language newspapers, and to fill the pulpits of German churches. These men had drunk deep of modern German philosophy and were completely obsessed by Pan-German ambitions and by Germany's manifest destiny of world power. The great mass of the population of German descent had little in common with them and little interest in their schemes— they were satisfied with America and with its opportunities and were willing to forget the old country. Left to themselves they would in afew years have become assimilated in our population. The second generation invariably became most eager and whole-hearted in their Americanism. Even the opposition to the Bennett Law, in Wisconsin, had little immediate political significance. It was rather expressive of the attachment of a population, largely of German birth, for the language of their fatherland. The German names which have appeared in every casualty list of our armies are convincing testimonials of the genuine patriotism of the great majority of our citizens of German descent. What came to be known as the "German movement in America"—a movement which aimed at the consolidation in one compact bloc, racially, economically, and politically of the entire German element in the United States, and the definite relation of that bloc to the German advance to world power—did not have its origin among the laymen. An attempt had been made as far back as 1885 to strengthen and perpetuate Germa...

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foreign conspiracy against the liberties of the united states

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CATHOLIC MISSIONS THE INSTRUMENT. 49 r. in this design, for it is only necessary that snc should succeed in her avowed object to have her utmost wishes accomplished. She need avow no other aim. If she gains this, she gains all. If she succeeds in fastening upon us the chains of Papal bondage, she has a people as fit for any yoke she pleases to grace our necks withal, as any slaves over whom she now holds her despotic rod. She has selected a fitting instrument for her purpose. Her armies can avail her nothing against us, for the ocean intervenes. Her diplomacy gives her no hold, for there are scarcely any political relations between us. The only instrument by which she can gain the least influence in these" States, is that precisely which she has chosen. Its perfect fitness to accomplish any political design against the liberties of this country and of the world, I shall next consider. CHAPTER III. Popery, in Ms political, not its religious character, the object of tK present examination—The fitness of the instrument to accompli the political designs of despotism considered—The principles of a despotic and free government briefly contrasted—Despotic principles fundamental in Popery—Proved by infallible testimony— Papal claims of divine right and plenitude of power — Abjet principles of Popery illustrated from the Russian catechism— Protestantism from its birth in favor of liberty—Luther on th 4th of July attacked the presumptuous claim of divine right— Despotism and Popery hand in hand against the liberty of con ecience, liberty of opinion, and liberty of the press—The antW republican declarations of the present Pope Gregory XVL Before commencing the examination of th perfect fitness of the instrument, Catholic missions, to accomplish the political designs, upon this co...

foreign conspiracy against the liberties of the united states the numbers under

boston sights or hand book for vistors

the war and liberty and an address on reconstruction

from war to peace a plea for the definite policy of reconstruction

Privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States

"A few select references" : p. 94

privileges and immunities of citizens of the united states

Le maître-chanteur : recueil de chant avec journal musical 1880 v.2

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