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The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume II : Political Issues and Outlooks: Speeches Delivered Between August 1908 and February 1909
by David H. Burton and William H. Taft

Overview - The second volume of "The Collected Works of William Howard Taft" is dedicated to the speeches and writings that displayed his thinking in the autumn of 1908 and the following winter.
At this time he was campaigning for the presidency against the well-known William Jennings Bryan, and in Taft's writings is evidence of the contrast in style between Taft and Bryan and between Taft and his predecessor, Teddy Roosevelt.
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Overview
The second volume of "The Collected Works of William Howard Taft" is dedicated to the speeches and writings that displayed his thinking in the autumn of 1908 and the following winter.
At this time he was campaigning for the presidency against the well-known William Jennings Bryan, and in Taft's writings is evidence of the contrast in style between Taft and Bryan and between Taft and his predecessor, Teddy Roosevelt. as well. Although uncomfortable with campaigning, he thoughtfully addresses the concerns of the day that framed the election, including race, the Philippines, and socialism.
" Political Issues and Outlooks" also contains speeches made after the election and leading up to his inauguration as the twenty-seventh president of the United States. Introduced by a commentary from the general series editor Professor David H. Burton, the second volume of "The Collected Works of William Howard Taft" is a revealing look at the machinations of United States politics at the beginning of the twentieth century and a glimpse into the mind of one of the century's most influential political architects.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780821413951
  • ISBN-10: 0821413953
  • Publisher: Ohio University Press
  • Publish Date: August 2001
  • Page Count: 231

Series: Collected Works of William Howard Taft #1

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Books > History > United States - 20th Century
Books > Political Science > History & Theory - General
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